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BMX Men’s Quarter Final Results

BMX Men's Quarter Final Results
If like me you are a little bit maniacally obsessed with BMX then this report will already seem like very old news. Today saw the second stage of the Men’s BMX event at the London 2012 Olympic Games and it proved to be as unpredictable and high-octane as many had promised. - Today’s quarterfinals were held over five runs. The competing riders were organised into groups or “Heats” according... 

Results from the London 2012 Olympic BMX Time Trials

Results from the London 2012 Olympic BMX Time Trials
The much awaited Olympic BMX event got underway today with the opening time trials. These initial runs (which are undertaken by each rider solo) are used to seed the competitors and determine the groupings for the quarterfinals (for the men) and the semifinals (for the women). The fastest four from the men’s seeding run were van der Biezen of the Netherlands, Daudet of France, van Gendt of the Netherlands... 

London 2012 Olympic BMX – Who Will Win?

London 2012 Olympic BMX - Who Will Win?
The London 2012 Olympic BMX time trials are literally about to begin, with the women riders starting first at 3.00pm and the men hitting the track at 3.40pm. Today’s runs will decide the groupings for quarterfinals and semifinals, ensuring that the fastest riders don’t meet until Friday’s final. Here’s our pick of the top contenders for medal success: The Men Sam Willoughby (Australia) One... 

British Olympian Liam Phillips Races For Fitness.

British Olympian Liam Phillips Races For Fitness.
Olympic BMX rider Liam Phillips has admitted that he is up against  the clock when it comes to attaining full fitness for the London 2012 Games. The 23-year-old athlete from Taunton recently broke his collarbone at the BMX World Championships and since then, he has been unable to resume training. The injury was severe enough to require surgery, bringing the total number of times his shoulder has been... 

Team GB MTB and BMX Olympic Squads Finalised.

Team GB MTB and BMX Olympic Squads Finalised.
This afternoon saw the long awaited announcement of Team GB’s BMX and MTB squads for the upcoming London 2012 Olympics. British Cycling held a press conference in Manchester at which the governing body gave the final names of who would be representing the U.K. in the various Olympic cycling events. - As expected, Shanaze Reade and Liam Phillips were chosen to represent Great Britain in the BMX event.... 

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,... 

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... 

Gain Weight and Go For Gold.

Gain Weight and Go For Gold.
British BMX World Champion, Shanaze Reade, has revealed that she is experimenting with her weight in order to find her optimum 2012 physique. Reade, who was crowned the Elite Women’s World Champion in 2010, 2009 and 2008, is considered by many to be one of the U.K.’s best hopes for gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games. She convincingly won the BMX Olympic test event earlier this year and was... 

Liam Phillips Returns to BMX!

Liam Phillips Returns to BMX!
Liam Phillips has announced that he is returning to BMX after a brief stint track cycling. Liam, who competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics as part of the British BMX team, joined the track sprint programme in April, following a string of mishaps and injuries on the BMX track. The bicycling ace competed in the National Track Championships this year, securing a third place position. He had been touted... 

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... 
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