Although the sport of BMX Race is debuting at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, and many people are only now learning about the sport's existence, BMX Race has a long and storied history.
After his dramatic victory at the Olympic Trials in Chula Vista, California this Saturday, GT BMX Race Team Rider Mike Day has qualified for a spot on the US Olympic Team and will be headed to Beijing to compete in the Olympic Games this August.
After a strong showing at the final BMX women's qualifying race in China this past weekend, Jill Kintner, 26, earned a place on the US Olympic team in the new discipline of BMX Racing.
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With the Olympic Games in Beijing only two months away, the excitement for the debut of BMX Race is mounting daily.
GT Bicycles announced today the launch of Olympics.gtbicycles.com, a microsite dedicated to GT's BMX Race presence at the upcoming Olympic Games in Beijing.