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BMX – Maris Strombergs Wins USA Bluegrass Nationals

BMX - Maris Strombergs Wins USA Bluegrass Nationals
BMX Olympic Champion Wins Again. Two times Olympic BMX gold medalist, Maris Strombergs has continued with his winning streak after taking the top place on the podium at the United States BMX Bluegrass Nationals. The final of the competition took place on Friday at E.P. Sawyer State Park and had echoes of London 2012, where Strombergs successfully beat off a spirited challenge from Australian BMX rider,... 

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... 

The Countdown to Olympic BMX Begins

The Countdown to Olympic BMX Begins
Follow BMX on Google + Tomorrow will see the London 2012 Olympic BMX event get underway with the men’s and women’s seeding heats kicking off at 3.00pm. The competition will pit some of the best professional riders in the world against one another in a battle royale of speed, stamina, strength and skill. - The seeding event exists to determine who the fastest competitors are, so as to ensure the... 

Team Australia Announces London 2012 BMX Squad

Team Australia Announces London 2012 BMX Squad
You’ve got to hand it to the Aussies, they know how to put together a top notch Olympic team, a point that is underscored by the recent announcement of Team Australia’s beast BMX squad. The two-wheeled crew from down under will be headed up by current international supremo, Sam Willoughby, who took a blinding victory at this year’s World Championships in Birmingham. - Next in the order of ascendance... 

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,... 
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