ODI “Building A Champion” Video Series
A few months back, ODI brought us inside "A Day in the Life" with Barry Nobles and Caroline Buchanan. Great show, with some things that even accomplished "Baroline" watchers didn't know. Today, ODI dropped the first in a new series of similar "behind the music" videos centered ... Read More →
QUIZ – How Well Do You Know USA BMX Tracks?
Do you think you're a BMX Guru? Have you studied BMX Racing across the nation, and refer to locations based on proximity to BMX "landmarks?" This is your time to shine! Get ready for this, the first of many BMX NEWS quizzes. Post your score in the comments ... Read More →
USA BMX at Five Years
Saturday marks five years since the very-first race run under the "USA BMX" banner-- the 2011 NBL Midwest Nationals at Hire Park in Warsaw, IN. Just seven days prior, on June 18, the merger of ABA and NBL was finalized, and news spread quickly during the ABA Midwest ... Read More →
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When it comes to gate systems, there's only one that the UCI trusts to have at all of their events, including the World Championships and the Olympic Games--and that's Pro Gate. Been that way for a good-long-time. Read More →
It was an incredible weekend of fun, sun and sizzlin race action in Oldsmar, FL for the annual USA BMX Gator Nationals. The 2015 installment took on a bigger, bolder footprint than ... Read More →
Late last year, Logan Collins made the commitment to climb the Mount Everest of BMX Racing—a run toward qualifying for the US Olympic BMX Team, headed to Rio this August. It was a decision that took him, first, to Sweden for his ... Read More →
One of the things that makes the modern media and our Internet-everything culture so compelling, notwithstanding the latest "Balloon Boy" story, is that it brings all of us, as fans, closer to those we admire—including our favorite BMX Racers. USA Cycling has given a tip ... Read More →
By Jonathan Reeves, Photos: Mike Carruth/bmxnews.com THE ABA DIXIELAND NATIONALS— what comes to mind when you hear that? RAIN, rain, and more rain. But, for the first time in about 8 years, we had absolutely perfect weather, sun shining and highs in the 70's, we couldn't have asked for anything more. ... Read More →
As part of profiling Team USA Olympians headed to Rio this August, USA Today Sports did a quick 90-second interview with Alise Post on the backstory of her long-standing nickname, “The Beast.”
Vignettes like this one help the general public understand the people inside the helmets and goggles, and how their Road to Rio started...
When it comes to gate systems, there’s only one that the UCI trusts to have at all of their events, including the World Championships and the Olympic Games–and that’s Pro Gate. Been that way for a good-long-time.
The Olympic Games bring great exposure to BMX every four years. Although many argue this isn’t enough exposure, or perhaps the added spotlight doesn’t convert new members, that’s for another post. One of the plusses of BMX Racing’s inclusion in the Olympics is…drumroll…
Imagine having a few acres of land, and all the resources needed to build your dream BMX oasis. As your practice gate is getting installed in your head, and freshly cut sod is rolling out in-between your lines, stop for a second for some inspiration. Young Dutch Elite BMX Racer Niels Bensink has quite possibly the best personal...
Episode two of #NewsTeam member, Bryce Betts’ vlog gives us an up-close-and-personal look into the around-town Medellin experience. Ask anyone who has been to a UCI World Championships in the past, and they will tell-you-true that the off-track experience is just as rich as the practice and race days. These are memories...
With all the interactions and overlays between the USA BMX program, the UCI BMX program, and throwing USA Cycling in for the Olympic hopefuls, it may sometimes seem impossible to fully understand how things work. This became clear to us recently when we heard someone say, just before the Olympic Trials weekend: “There is no...
By Jake Stephenitch and Shawn DiPrete
You know that home trend a few years ago where everyone wanted a man cave in their house? They would plaster everything in sight with their favorite sports team souvenirs. Decorative beer collectibles. Maybe a Reggie Miller signed jersey. Blackhawks ceiling fan. You know, all the essentials.
As reported by News earlier today, USA Cycling has named seven of the eight riders who will participate in next Saturday’s US Olympic BMX Trials race in Chula Vista, CA. Of course, the gate holds EIGHT riders. The last spot will be up for grabs on Friday morning, in a “Last Chance Qualifier” race.