The 2009 Florida State Championship was hosted on May 16th in the City of Sarasota. The track was fast and somewhat technical, making for some great racing! The Championship race is the biggest state race in the nation and we had just under 200 motos hitting the charts. The girl classes were on fire and leading the packs in the mains were Elite Woman, Mariana
In Women’s Pro BMX, Redline’s Alise Post also took the Saturday win – with a 1-2-3 in her mains. After Dom Daniels crashed in the first main while trying to swoop underneath The Beast in turn two, and then backing it up with a strong second in main #2, the win was all Post’s to win or lose. Her consistency paid off with a big
Big things are in store for Brooke “Insane” Crain, a 15-year-old Visalian whose goal, as a newly-minted professional motocross rider, is to compete at the 2012 Olympics in London. Crain is the reigning girls’ 14-16 amateur national champion, and in January she placed third and second in her first two pro-level women’s BMX motocross races in Reno, Nev. — earning paychecks of $120 and $180.
Sport: BMX Home: California Age: 17 Other Sports: Gymnastics, riding dirt bikes, snowboarding, wakeboarding, volleyball, and extreme myspacing (I think that counts). Favorite Athletes: Dominique Daniels, Staci Woodrum, Davi Millsaps, Stephen Murray, Jeremy Lusk (RIP) Favorite College Team: Um volleyball-wise I would have to say University of Minnesota, they have a pretty good team every year. Favorite Pro Rider: Dominique Daniels or Bubba Harris Favorite
December 13, 2008 – At the center of the 2008 ABA BMX Grand Nationals was the most extreme indoor BMX track ever constructed. Riders were treated to a track that was built by ABA Master Track Builder, Billy Allen, using more than 6200 cubic yards of dirt, the most ever for an indoor track. The track featured an enormous starting hill, a spectacular AA-Pro berm jump
October 31, 2008 – A little over a year ago, we did a post about cyclist Tara Llanes who was badly injured in a race. Her road to recovery has been long and hard fought and her many friends and fellow cyclists have teamed up on numerous occassions to help her out. The latest event to get Tara back on her feet is a race
September 3, 2008 – This past weekend was the 2008 NBL Grand Nationals which was held in Louisville, Kentucky. There was 371 motos of fast racing and riders dreaming of that #1 title. Some dreams were broken and some goals weren’t met but for some all was conquered! Congratulations to all of the riders who came to Kentucky to compete. Who took home the title of “National
USA’s most exciting Championship BMX race will soon take over Derby City BMX Track in Louisville, Kentucky from August 29 – 31. The 2008 NBL Grand National begins only 8 days after the sport makes its thrilling debut at the Olympic Games in Beijing, China and the NBL has planned several new events to celebrate the past, present and future of the sport. The fastest
June 24, 2008 – Jill Kintner thought her Olympic dream ended four weeks ago, when she was writhing in the dirt, screaming in agony after re-injuring her chronically right knee in a training crash. She felt no pain Saturday. By finishing sixth at the BMX world championships in Taiyuan, China, the 26-year-old from Seattle earned enough points to barely edge Arielle Martin of Pleasant Grove,
June 9, 2008 – Our friends at Cooler Magazine chat with etnies queen of BMX, Nina Buitrago, about getting dirty, dislocating shoulders and taking on the boys… Learn about Nina’s biggest setbacks, achievements and inspirations. Find out what essentials she always packs in her suitcase (e.g. a nice outfit ’cause you “can’t always look like a dirty bike rider.”) and what’s on tap for the summer.