This is 9 year old Austin on his Redline. According to his mom, Austin has had an amazing sense of balance and athletic gifts that he puts to work on the Westmoreland BMX track.
6 year old Ezra was proud to show us his BMX race bike. He looked great on the Westmoreland track!
This is Caden, a promising new rider at the Winchester BMX track
Caden's sister, Carsyn, showed us what "girl power" is all about!
Girls at Winchester have a great role model in local rider Ericka who races in the 40 year old and up cruiser class.
Kim agreed to pose for a picture and told us how Ericka has helped her build her BMX skills at the Winchester, VA track.
Sorry for the late posting of these Winchester, VA pics. Technical difficulties.
Here's 11 year old Grant on his Intense Limited Expert Ride
7 year old Jada is ready to ride!
15 year old James is on a Claymore; shirtless because he just put in a solid day of racing in the summer heat
8 year old Lily is on a Crupi ride
Here's 10 year old Mariyah on her Haro ride
7 year old Sydney is on a Diamondback
Here's a family of ISM riders: Sydney, Delaynia, Mike and Mason
here's 15 year old expert, Cameron, of Richmond BMX
Here's 7 year old Collin on his Redline ride
Here's Archie of VMP with son, Noah
Here's David, 7 and sister Haylie, 8 of Richmond BMX
Here's David Dawson of VCU Bicycle Police, who we met in Monroe Park
And his partner, Greg Felton of VCU Bicycle Police
Here's 9 year old Eric who races challenger class
This is 27 year old Erica, a former Super Girl in BMX
This is 13 year old Challenger Harrison of Richmond BMX
this is 11 year old challenger Jack, also known as Smiley
Jim races 45-49 cruiser class
9 year old Kellan races in the expert class for his age group; FYI, his arm injury did NOT happen on the track
This is an awesome racer named Kelly Lee who I PASSED AT THE RICHMOND TRACK!
This is 13 year old challenger, Lance
This is new rider 17 year old Marcus on his NEXT ride. Welcome to BMX!
This is 12 expert Paxton who helped me get all these great pics of the VMP and Richmond BMX riders. Thanks, Paxton!
This is 8 year old Ronald who is also pretty new to the sport of BMX. Ride and love it, Ronald!
This is 12 year old Challenger Taylor who races both 20" and Cruiser
15 year old expert Tim was also a big help when I announced at the VMP track. Thanks, Tim! The Lemon family is awesome!
Here's 7 year old Chris who rides expert
Here's 9 year old Jamie on her PINK Redline
52 year old Jim is a track director in Alabama AND a BMXer but he's most especially known for being from JERSEY!
This is 13 year old Kalee who races girl expert class
3 year old Mollie is an awesome new Strider Rider and is showing off her latest trophy
Here's 6 year old Chandler on his Intense ride
8 year old Chapen loves his BMX!
This is 11 year old Marshall on his BMX ride.
this is 9 year old Brice on his Diamondback. He has a heart melting smile!
This is 14 year old rookie Jacob on his Intense ride.
This is Luke, a 13 expert rider on his Staats ride
This is 6 rookie rider Tyler, who's shy but loves his bike enough to tell me about it.
13 year old Ryan shows us his Free Agent ride; Niiiice. Word has it that Ryan is "smooth" on the track and that his dad's a "king".
This is 10 year old Preston on his Hyper bike
This is Tiffany who turned 17 during her Okeeheelee BMX race and asked to wear the RIDE THE NATION jersey during her race. Go, Tiff!
This is 21 year old Sarah on her Intense ride
This is Bill and Linda on their recumbent bikes; they stopped by Okeeheelee BMX to check out the national race action
This is Ashley from Jacksonville, on her S Sqaured race bike
This is 22 year old Donna on her Intense ride
Watch out, Donna! Here comes 7 year old Aryn who races in the rookie class with her GT bike. Check out the cool helmet mounted Pony Tail! Niiiiice!
This is Francesca, who races 40-44 womens cruiser an is a fixture at the Tampa BMX track
This is Matthew of Sarasota BMX who is 3 and a half years old and races a Haro bike.