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Team USA BMX Time Trails to Take Place This Weekend.

Team USA BMX Time Trails to Take Place This Weekend.
Scores of BMX fans will descend on the US Olympic Training Centre in California this weekend to watch the country’s elite riders battle-it-out for a much coveted spot at the London 2012 Games. The tournament, which will pit some of the world’s most talented BMXers against one another, will see one lucky winner secure a place with Team USA. - Eight elite riders will be competing in California. The... 

Junior BMX Rider Scores Medal Success for Team GB.

Junior BMX Rider Scores Medal Success for Team GB.
Whilst the national stars of Team GB’s BMX contingent may have limped away from the recent UCI World Championships in Birmingham, it wasn’t all doom and gloom for the large home crowd. Bethany Shriever, a 13-year-old rider from Braintree, went some way to reversing the British misfortune by capturing the silver in the junior women’s category. Her success marks her out as “one to watch” for... 

BMX – Brits Crash Out in Birmingham Whilst French Dominate.

BMX - Brits Crash Out in Birmingham Whilst French Dominate.
Nothing demonstrates just how important the role of luck is in professional BMX more than the performance of British Olympic hopefuls, Liam Phillips and Shanaze Reade at the World Championship in Birmingham over the weekend. Both riders had started out confidently, claiming silver medals in the time trials that preceded the championship races, but both also went onto to crash out of the main competition,... 

Aussie Squad Gets Preview of Olympic BMX Track.

Aussie Squad Gets Preview of Olympic BMX Track.
Australia’s national BMX squad got a preview of the London Olympic track after they were given the opportunity to train at the facility ahead of the upcoming World Championships. The elite Aussie riders, who’ve travelled from the other side of the globe in order to compete for international titles in Birmingham this weekend, leapt at the chance of sampling the much hyped London Olympic BMX track... 

Ben Wallace Crowned BMX Emperor!

Ben Wallace Crowned BMX Emperor!
British BMX rider, Ben Wallace, took a sensational win on home ground yesterday at Red Bull’s inaugural Empire of Dirt competition. The mammoth competition was hosted at London’s historic Alexandra Palace and attracted the very best of international BMX talent, including Mike Clark, Drew Benzanson, Kye Forte and Ryan Nyquist. The event also drew in a capacity audience, selling the entire ticket... 

Shanaze Reade Leads All-Conquering BMX Brits into Action.

Shanaze Reade Leads All-Conquering BMX Brits into Action.
The annual BMX World Championships are upon us again. Next week, Shanaze Reade will lead a party of seven elite British riders into action at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham and hopes are high that the event will see the Olympic hopeful secure her fifth international Championship title. Reade, who took the time trial Champion title last year, has been tipped as one of the U.K.’s brightest... 

Hall of Fame Welcomes New Inductees.

Hall of Fame Welcomes New Inductees.
The BMX Hall of Fame will welcome a group of new inductees on 16th June this year, with a ceremony scheduled to take place beneath the Olympic Flame at the United States Olympic Training Centre in California. The prestigious event will see five big names from the world of BMX join some of the sport’s all-time legends. Amongst the athletes honoured at this year’s ceremony, is Matt Hoffman, who will... 

Alexandra Palace to Host Massive BMX Event.

Alexandra Palace to Host Massive BMX Event.
Alexandra Palace in north London was designed to be a “people’s palace”. It’s therefore fitting that the location should play host to one of the biggest BMX events ever staged in the United Kingdom. The Empire of Dirt BMX contest will take place on 19th May, hosted in the historic grounds of the Grade II listed building. The contest is sponsored by Red Bull. – The event is the brainchild... 

BMX Rider Takes on Record Breaking Endurance Challenge.

BMX Rider Takes on Record Breaking Endurance Challenge.
What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever jumped over on a BMX? Whatever you come-up with, it’s likely that Simon Hall will be able to trump you on this front. Last year, the London-based rider and BMX coach became the first person to jump Boris Johnson, the gaffe-prone but largely loveable Mayor of London. Such a momentous achievement would be enough to keep most ordinary riders happy for life,... 

Kris Kyle and Jason Phelan Take Bronze at the Red Bull Metro Pipe.

Kris Kyle and Jason Phelan Take Bronze at the Red Bull Metro Pipe.
Last weekend saw the arrival of the inaugural Red Bull Metro Pipe in Madrid and with it came some of the very best new BMX riders on the planet. The competition, which is one of the largest in the world, attracted a massive 15,000 spectators over a period of two days. The enormous crowd packed the streets of Madrid around the Metro Pipe arena, where fans were treated to some intense BMX action. - The... 
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