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U.K. Extreme Sports – Latest Olympic News!

U.K. Extreme Sports - Latest Olympic News!
Extreme Sports at the London Olympics It’s been a busy few weeks for Britain’s extreme sports Olympic hopefuls, with several UCI World Championships and Olympic Test events taking place. For many athletes, the past few weeks have been decisive, determing whether they will receive a coverted invitation to compete at London 2012. Love Extreme Sports brings you a round-up of the latest news... 

Shanaze Reade Triumphs At Olympic BMX Test Event

Shanaze Reade Triumphs At Olympic BMX Test Event
BMX Superwoman, Shanaze Read, Triumphs At Olympic Test Event! BMX ace Shanaze Reade demonstrated why she is” one to watch” for 2012 when she made short work of the Olympic BMX test event, held yesterday in London.  The 22-year-old BMX racer from Cheshire romped through the new track during its inaugural race, taking an early lead and maintaining it throughout. She out-performed all... 

Downhill Biking – Gravity’s Extreme Sport.

Downhill Biking - Gravity's Extreme Sport.
Downhill Biking – Gravity’s Extreme Sport. Downhill mountain biking or DH for short is a time trial event assisted by gravity. Riders start at intervals of 30 seconds and race against the clock, on courses which generally take between two to five minutes to complete. The timing equipment used is similar to that of downhill skiing. Placing is determined by the fastest time, and is often... 

BMX Hero Honoured In Home Town!

BMX Hero Honoured In Home Town!
A hero of U.K. BMX is to be immortalised with a life sized sculpture in his home town of Hastings. Richard ‘Boyley’ Ball was a much respected talent on the British BMX circuit, enjoying success at a national and international level. He was tragically killed in a motorbike accident 6 years a go at the age of 24. His legacy is vibrant and undiminished by the passing of time. It remains... 

Shanaze Reade gears up for the Olympics

In the same week that Olympic Organising Committee Chariman, Seb Coe, visited the newly completed 2012 mountain biking course at Hadleigh in Essex, one of the U.K.’s brightest cycling hopes has suggested that she might be challenging for gold on two fronts at next year’s London games. Shanaze Reade, 22, from Crewe, had been tipped for the top at the BMX event in Beijing at the 2008 Olympic... 

New Extreme Sports Facilities in Big Demand.

With the recession getting ever worse and economic experts warning of a shrinking economy, a trade deficit of £27 Billion and a fall in domestic consumption, it seems no area of business is immune to the deepening financial woe. Not so it seems! Despite all the doom and gloom, there is at least one area which is showing continued growth – that is, demand for new extreme sports facilities. Support... 

The top 5 strangest uses for a BMX

The top 5 strangest uses for a BMX
The top 5 strangest uses for a BMX: We all know what BMX is good for, but have you ever considered putting them to a more constructive use? We’ve decided to compile a list of our top five weirdest uses of a BMX. In reverse order we have: (5) Fighting the Enemy: The US Army has been secretly ferrying groups of international BMX champions to and from Iraq for sometime now. But don’t worry, they’re... 
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