MADISON, Wis. - December 20, 2005 - TJ Lavin is one talented guy, and Schwinn Bicycles has re-signed him to showcase his talents with the Schwinn brand.
Growing up in Las Vegas, TJ was drawn to BMX racing as a young child, and showed potential as a top contender almost immediately. He soon discovered dirt jumping and before long found almost unparalleled success, having been crowned the "King of Dirt" in 1995. In the X Games he has medalled several times over, taking the bronze three times, the silver once, and the gold twice, his most recent medal being in 2004. He has also been a DK Dirt Circuit Champ, a champion in the Gravity Games, and a CFB Champion.“I’m excited to represent the Schwinn brand,”
. “Schwinn’s been really good to me for the past few years and I’m glad to stay in the family.”
Outside of his successes on the track, TJ has also developed a plethora of talents off the track. He has appeared on Cribs and starred in a documentary film. He is also featured in his own video game, MTV Sports: TJ Lavin's Ultimate BMX.