Largest Action Sports Camp to Host First-Ever National Championships for BMX Amateurs; Series Organized by USA BMX Freestyle, Largest BMX Organization in North America. In August, USA BMX announced the debut of the USA BMX Freestyle Amateur Series launching a virtual, BMX amateur series. Amateur riders from 12 regions were invited to submit a 45-second video through USA BMX Freestyle Instagram using any indoor or outdoor park of their preference for their run. The deadline to submit videos was October 3. This week the top three riders in all classes from each region will advance to the first-ever National Championships. Woodward West will host the historic event December 11-13 in Tehachapi, Calif. With safety being the number one priority during this time, the intent is to have Woodward host the event in California. USA BMX will continue to monitor and follow the state’s COVID guidelines. Should the event not occur at Woodward West, the second location would be the Woodward located in State College, PA.
“We are ecstatic to be collaborating with Woodward in bringing our inaugural BMX Freestyle National
Reigning Olympic BMX racing gold medallist Connor Fields has revealed his anguish at the situation around the world, which saw his attempts to retain a gold medal postponed for at least a year. In a wide-ranging interview with Team USA, the 28-year-old spoke of his fear as we moved through 2020, not just professionally, but also in terms of personal motivation.
The Texan took gold at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, winning despite not finishing top in any of the earlier rounds. His time of 34.642 saw him just pip Netherlands racer Jelle van Gorkom (35.316) and Colombia’s Carlos Ramirez (35.517). It also put an end to the reign of two-time gold medallist Māris