Who is the best BMX rider in Australia?


  • Jamie Hales #001. The first rider inducted into the Australian BMX Hall Of Fame, is Jamie Hales.
  • Leigh Egan #002.
  • Paul Addams #003.
  • Wayne McIntosh #004.
  • Natarsha Williams #005.
  • Tai-Lee Muxlow #006.
  • Sam Willoughby #007.
  • Andrew Figliomeni #008.

Who is representing Australia in BMX at the Olympics?

Logan Martin and Natalya Diehm will make history as Australia’s first Olympic BMX Freestylers when the discipline makes its Games debut in Tokyo. Logan will be heading to his first Olympic games as a world champion after taking out the UCI BMX Freestyle World Championships in France in June.

Who won the 2020 BMX Freestyle?

Logan Martin
Tokyo 2020 Australia’s Logan Martin wins gold in BMX freestyle.

How did Logan Martin get into Bmxing?

Logan Martin (born 22 November 1993) is an Australian professional Dirt and Park Freestyle BMX rider. Martin was only 12 years old when he first tried Freestyle BMX at his local park. In 2012 he traveled overseas for the first time and won his first international competition.

What happened to Sam Willoughby?

The accident left Willoughby without feeling from the chest down. He’d fractured his C4, C5 and C6 vertebrae and was airlifted to hospital for surgery to ease the pressure on his spinal cord. . He would have the independence of a two-year-old, doctors warned.

Who is the best BMX rider ever?

Garrett Reynolds Reynolds is the best BMX street rider ever, and he continues to push progression. His video parts leave people stunned and his contest runs include some of the most difficult tricks ever done in street.

Who is Australia’s most successful female Olympian?

Emma McKeon
Emma McKeon has taken out her third gold medal of Tokyo 2020 to surpass Ian Thorpe and Leisel Jones as the most successful Australian Olympian of all time. The 27-year-old was never headed as she touched in 23.81, breaking her own Olympic record, to win the 50m freestyle final on Sunday.

What school did Logan Martin?

Marsden State High School
Logan’s latest sporting star is Freestyle BMX rider Logan Martin who grew up at the Crestmead skate park. Logan City treasure trove of sporting talent knows no bounds, with the latest sporting star a young man from Marsden State High School who grew up spending his weekends at the Crestmead skate park.

When did Logan Martin start?

He began riding when he was 13, having played rugby league as a kid. He and his wife, Kim, have a son, Noah, who was born in 2019. “My son being born is the best day ever,” he said.

What Australian athlete broke their neck and returned to win a gold medal 2021?

TODD BALYM IN GLASGOW from News Corp Australia Triple Olympic gold medallist Meares famously overcome a broken neck from a serious race fall in early 2008 that left her millimetres from paralysis to win a gutsy silver medal at the Beijing Games seven months later.

Which Australian athlete broke their neck?

Life changed dramatically for BMX rider Sam McIntosh when he broke his neck casing the landing of a “pretty unspectacular” jump while holidaying with his family in 2007.

Who was the 2017 BMX Freestyle World Champion?

2017 world champion Logan Martin (Gold Coast, QLD) stunned with an array of tricks in his opening one-minute run to rocket to the top of the standings with a score of 94.90points. In his second run, Martin chose fewer but more challenging tricks, with his near-flawless run judged to a score of 93.30points.

Who are the Australian BMX riders in the Olympics?

Lauren will become the first Australian BMX rider to compete at three Olympics, finishing 15th in London 2012 and 11th in Rio 2016. In the men’s race, Anthony Dean will line up for his second Olympic Games after making the final in Rio 2016.

Who was the first Australian BMX world champion?

It was on the World Stage that Andrew would stamp his true mark on BMX. He was one of Australia’s first World Champions, winning dual World Titles in Holland in 1983, again in 1984, a cruiser world title in Canada in 1985 and again winning his age class in England in 1986 – bringing his World Number 1 Title Tally to 5.

Where does BMX freestyle go in the Olympics?

BMX Freestyle will make its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 at the Ariake Urban Sports Park. The event will take place at the same location as the BMX Racing and Skateboarding, right on the water in Ariake. For more information on what BMX Freestyle is, click here.