2016/12/2 20:20:00 (144 reads)

Name: Merle van Benthem
Number in Rio: 75
Country: The Netherlands
Result: Semi final

How big was your struggle even making it to the Olympics?
Merle: To be honest it was a pretty rough road to Rio. Had to deal with a fractured back, a torn ACL and a pretty bad concussion but once I made it, it was all worth it.

What were your personal goals two weeks before the Olympic race?
Merle: My goals were to medal.

How much different did the track look when you saw it for the first time?
Merle: The track looked a lot different during the Olympics than the first time we saw the track at the test event. Not just the green asphalt turns but the track looked way smoother and faster than during the test event.

How big was your team arond you in Rio? (mechanic, coach,

2016/12/2 16:40:00 (138 reads)

Name: CARLOS OQUENDO       
Number in Rio: 566
Country: COLOMBIA
Result: 10

How tough was the competition in your country to get a spot on the Olympic team for Rio?
Carlos Oquendo: The tough moment was to keep the country spot.

2016/12/2 11:00:00 (130 reads)

The 2016 USA BMX Grand National presented by Tulsa Sports Commission concluded on Sunday setting multiple records for the sport and the event. For the 19th consecutive year, the much-anticipated Grands returned to Tulsa for a record-setting weekend where more than 2,900 riders from 21 different countries participated in the year-end event.

All three USA BMX National number one title holders held on to their pro #1 plates as this weekend’s event concludes the BMX racing season. Alise Post (St. Cloud, MN) not only repeated her championship title, but she set a new record for nine total cups (4 as an amateur, 5 as a pro). Cristian Becerine (Argentina), who was the first South American to ever win a USA BMX Championship,

2016/12/2 0:30:00 (102 reads)

2016/12/1 11:20:00 (299 reads)

Name: Priscilla Andréia Stevaux Carnaval
Number in Rio: #93
Country: Brazil
Result: 16th

"The important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win, but to take part; the important thing in Life is not triumph, but the struggle; the essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well."

2016/12/1 4:20:00 (120 reads)

2016/11/30 13:10:00 (652 reads)

Name: Twan van Gendt
Number in Rio: 148
Country: The Netherlands
Result: 5th in semi

How tough was the competition in your country to get a spot on the Olympic team for Rio?
Twan van Gendt: Well it was pretty tough. Jelle and I were the

2016/11/30 10:30:00 (105 reads)

2016/11/30 4:20:00 (100 reads)

2016/11/30 1:20:00 (213 reads)

Name: Stefany Hernández
Number in Rio: 469
Country: Venezuela
Result: Bronze Medal

How tough was the competition in your country to get a spot on the Olympic team for Rio?
Stefany Hernández: The toughest competition was against myself. I was giving my best to get a spot for my country. I'm the only female rider.

2016/11/29 8:30:00 (144 reads)

Elite Men:
1     Rio AKBAR     INA     21     50     50
2     Nonthakon INKHOKSONG     THA     20     45     45
3     Renoza ALDI PRATAMA     INA     22     40     40
4     Narong KLINSURAI     THA     26     35     35
5     Takamasa SAMPEI     JPN     24     30     30
6     Ari KRISANTO     INA     29     28     28
7     Ahmad Syazrin AWANG ILAH     MAS     19     26     26

2016/11/28 13:30:00 (105 reads)

Elite Men:
1     I Gusti Bagus SAPUTRA     INA     23     50     50
2     Renoza ALDI PRATAMA     INA     22     45     45
3     Ari KRISANTO     INA     29     40     40
4     Narong KLINSURAI     THA     26     35     35
5     Takamasa SAMPEI     JPN     24     30     30
6     Rio AKBAR     INA     21     28     28
7     Nonthakon INKHOKSONG     THA     20     26     26
8     Saitharn PETCHNOOM     THA     20     24     24

Elite Women:
1     Cupi NOPIANTI     INA     19     50     50

2016/11/28 9:30:00 (184 reads)

Women Pro
1 ALISE POST, REDLINE, CHULA VISTA, CA
2 MARIANA PAJON, DANS, KATY, TX
3 BROOKE CRAIN, FACTORY HARO/PROMAX, VISALIA, CA
4 CAROLINE BUCHANAN, SUN CITY, CA
5 LAUREN REYNOLDS, AUSTRALIND, WA
6 FLORENCIA SORIANO, CORDOBA ARGENTINA
7 LEANNA CURTIS (NCH), OAK FLATS, NSW
8 MIKA SHAW, HOSTILE ELITE, CASTLE ROCK, CO

AA Pro
1 ANTHONY DEAN, STAY STRONG /DHR, CHULA VISTA, CA
2 JORIS DAUDET, CHASE BMX, CORONA, CA

2016/11/27 17:20:00 (172 reads)

Elite Men:
1. Joris Daudet, Chase Bicycles
2. Kenneth Gustafsson, Doublecross
3. Anthony Dean, Stay Strong
4. Nic Long, Haro Bikes
5. Trent Jones, Thrill
6. Jeremy Smith
7. Corben Sharrah, Daylight
8. Connor Fields, Chase Bicycles

Elite Women:

2016/11/27 15:57:28 (118 reads)

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