This weekend we had a UCI/USABMX race in Curacao, which is a beautiful island in the Caribbean! I flew down there with Trent, had some great races and got a chance to do a bit of sight seeing. Overal it was a great trip!
13 January, day of the National Championships in New Zealand. With the race being held in Christchurch, Cody Hobbs and Rebecca Petch grabbed the national Elite titles and will be seen with the nationall champion sleeve for a year. Find the results below.
Elite Men: 1 97 HOBBS Cody 2 17 JONES Trent 3 169 PEEL Maynard 4 901 BIAS Michael 5 274 VARTY Jono 6 927 FOX Nick 7 441 BOWERS-WILSON Daniel 8 281 MCONIE Cole 9 812 HOLLOWAY Callum 10 931 FLEMING Jayden
The World Cycling Centre (CMC) in Aigle is an outstanding multi-sport facility. It is used by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) as a training centre and features a 200m Velodrome and BMX Super X track. The World Cycling Centre is looking for a WCC BMX Coach 100%. In your capacity as WCC BMX Coach, you will be in charge of training, educating, developing and coaching athletes following training at the WCC.
Description of the position •Detect future WCC trainees •Set clear and achievable objectives for athletes •Be responsible for production and sharing of training plans, competition program and daily coaching of athletes at the WCC, its satellite centres and at competitions •Plan the annual competition schedule and budget accordingly •Be involved in the training of any development coaches or interns at the WCC •Cooperate fully with any other coaches or medical representatives in charge of the athletes •Maintain direct contacts with the organisers and other bodies concerned with securing the participation of WCC riders in national and international competitions.
Profile •You have at least 3 years' experience as a BMX coach or as high-level BMX athlete •You have a sports science degree, coaching qualification or equivalent •Excellent knowledge of current training methods •Excellent knowledge of BMX techniques and tactics •Excellent planning and organizational skills •You are at ease with MS-Office and have good written skills •You have a first aid certificate •You are fluent in English or French; an additional language would be an asset. •Flexibility to travel abroad at weekends.
Start date in position: February 2018 or date to be agreed upon
GT Bicycles, a premium brand of Dorel Industries, Inc. today announced the launch of the completely re-designed BMX Speed Series. Part of GT’s BMX Race lineup for more than 20 years, the all-new Speed Series has been upgraded with advanced frame technology and bold new color and graphics. GT’s Speed Series is an elite racing bike at a great value. “During the design process of the new Speed Series, we made sure to pay respect to a frame that has changed the standard in BMX race for more than two decades,” said Ben Ward, GT BMX Race Product Manager. “We worked closely with our team riders globally to deliver a bike that is ready to lead them to the top of the podium.”