Bicycle Moto Cross (BMX), an extreme style of bicycle track racing, became a sport in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Maris Strombergs, of Latvia, received the gold medal for Men’s BMX, and Anne-Caroline Chausson, from France, took home the gold in the first Women’s BMX Olympic event.
Have you ever watched BMX biking? It’s an exciting sport (don’t try those crazy tricks at home though)! If you’re into BMX, you’ve most likely heard of Dave Mirra.
He holds the record for most X-Games medals and has medaled in every X-Games since they started – WOW!