Sunday, October 26, 2008

BMX cycling sport

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BMX cycling

Popek bike cross (BMX) started in the late 1960s in California, about the time motocross became popular sport in the United States. Motorised version of the sport is the inspiration for the man-power competition. Children and teenagers with the desire but not the means to participate in the motocross sated their appetite with a racing bicycle built on self-song. These young adventurers completed the impersonation by dressing them in motocross gear.

BMX racing action in the interest offered low-cost, close to home. It's easy to see why the sport is instant hit. In the world of sport is more popular California than anywhere else. In the early 1970s, the sanctioning body for BMX was founded in the United States. This is considered as the official start of BMX racing. As a developing decade, sport was introduced in other continents as well, among them Europe in 1978.

In April 1981, the International BMX Federation was founded, and the first world Championships held in 1982. BMX rapidly developing as a unique entity sport, and after some years have been more clear than with the general cycling motorcycling code. Thus, since January 1993 BMX has been united in the International Cycling Union (jfourth jfourth).

On 29 June 2003, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided to include BMX in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China.


BMX race held at the circuit approximately 350 meters, including jumps, banked corners and other obstacles. Eight additional compete in each heat (qualifying round, quarter-finals, semi finals and finals), with the top four qualifying for the next round.
Event list *

* - Individual Men

* - Individual Women


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OTHER discipline

* Cycling Road
* Cycling Track
* Refinery

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