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2016 - A Brief Look Back / BMX Racing

2016 - A Brief Look Back
2016 - A Brief Look Back

A photo

The BMX track at the Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio was stunning, with the ramp and turns painted bright green. What a contrast against the clear blue sky and the colourful fan-filled grandstand.

A video

“Crazy.” “Awesome.” The commentators justly summed up the men’s final at the 2016 UCI BMX World Championships in Medellin, Colombia. Check out the suspense-filled 36 seconds…

Outstanding Rider

Mariana Pajon

She has long since won the hearts of fans worldwide, as much with her incredible strength, speed and technique, as with her ready smile that shows she loves every minute on her bike. In 2016 she had every reason to smile, sewing up victory at the UCI BMX World Championships in front of her home crowd in Medellin, Colombia, then successfully defending her Olympic title in Rio. Respect Mariana Pajon.

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