USA Cycling is proud to welcome aboard three new members to the Sports Performance staff: Craig Griffin as the Senior Director of Track, Tanner Putt as the Director of Road, and German Medina as the BMX Racing National Team Coach. The Sport Performance team is growing as it approaches the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, with an increasingly ambitious medal goal for the next Olympic cycle, Los Angeles 2028.
German Medina, BMX Racing National Team Coach
Medina recently joined the organization to run the USA Cycling BMX Racing National Team program. Medina has raced BMX since 1983, and was a pioneer in bringing science based training to the early years of BMX Racing in Colombia.
Medina worked for the Colombian Olympic Committee from 2007-2022 coaching the BMX Racing team since the sports Olympic debut in 2008. Over the past four Olympic Games, the Colombian BMX Team has raced to six Olympic medals under his guidance, including two gold medals won by Mariana Pajon.
Medina will relocate from his home in Bogota, Colombia to Tulsa, Oklahoma where he will help the U.S. achieve international success and to grow the next generation of BMX racers. He will work alongside the current staff of BMX Development Coach, Arielle Martin-Verhaaran, and Senior Director of BMX Racing
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BMX RACING, 25 mars 2023 matin à Vesoul, Manche 1. 2023.
Gran Premio Cbba De BMX - Round 2 Copa Latina. Vicente López, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 26 March 2023
1 Juan Esteban NARANJO MURILLO 23 COL 1st 100.00 UCI Ranking points
2 Bruno ANDRADE COGO 26 BRA 2nd 86.00
3 Carlos Alberto RAMIREZ YEPES 29 COL 3rd 74.00
4 Mauricio MOLINA VERGARA 22 CHI 4th 64.00
5 Gonzalo MOLINA 28 ARG 5th 55.00
Elite Main results Coupe de France BMX Racing Vesoul, France 25 March 2023.
1 Arthur PILARD 27 FRA 100.00 UCI Ranking points
2 Theo THOUIN 23 FRA 86.00
3 Romain MAYET 30 FRA 74.00
4 Leo GAROYAN 23 FRA 64.00
5 Thomas JOUVE 25 FRA 55.00
6 Mathis RAGOT RICHARD 25 FRA 47.00
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Elite main results Copa Vicente López De BMX - Round 1 Copa Latina Vicente López, Buenos Aires, Argentina 25 March 2023.
1 Agustina CAVALLI 21 ARG 100.00 UCI Ranking points
2 Priscilla Andreia STEVAUX CARNAVAL 30 BRA 2 86.00
3 Maite NAVES BARRETO 23 BRA 3 74.00
4 Bianca CAVALLI 23 ARG 64.00
1 Gonzalo MOLINA 28 ARG 1 100.00 UCI Ranking points
2 Carlos Alberto RAMIREZ YEPES 29 COL 2 86.00
3 Juan Esteban NARANJO MURILLO 23 COL 3 74.00
4 Emiliano DE LA FUENTE 23 ARG 4 64.00
5 Bruno ANDRADE COGO 26 BRA 5 55.00
6 Mauricio MOLINA VERGARA 22 CHI 6 47.00
7 Guilherme RIBEIRO 24 BRA 7 40.00
8 Santiago Angel SUAREZ SUAREZ 22 COL 8 34.00
2023 USA BMX Great Northwest Nationals Day 1. Live from Redmond, Oregon!
In this live episode, Olympic Coach Greg Romero is going to discuss how you can get faster at BMX Racing.