BMX -- short for Bicycle Motocross -- is still a very new Olympic event, making its debut at the 2008 Olympics games in Beijing. The BMX competition joins road, track, and mountain bike events to make bike racing the most exciting collection of sports in the Summer Olympic Games.
BMX - the Sport
HistoryBMX is a new Olympic event, so there's not yet a huge "Hall of Champions" to look back on. But certainly there were some memorable performances in Beijing that got things started.
- Men's Medalists - 2008 Olympic Games
- Women's Medalists -2008 Olympic Games
- History of Olympic BMX
- An illustrated history of cycling
- Past Olympic cycling medalists in other events
The BMX athletes are a rare breed -- with the explosive legs of a racer, the strength and flexibility of an acrobat, and the steel nerves of a daredevil, you'll see athleticism and artistry here like no where else.