Sep 5, 2012
Newport nurse in the thick of Paralympic BMX action
OLYMPIC DUTY: Nurse Jess Arthurs, circled, and her medical colleagues stretcher off a BMX rider injured in one of the heats NURSE Jess Arthurs had a close-up view of the thrills, spills and danger of Olympic GamesBMXbike racing as part of a medical team assigned to help stricken riders.
Ranking the worst venues of the London 2012 Summer Olympics
In ranking the worst venues at the London 2012 Summer Olympics, let's first put the concept of "worst" in context.
BMX riders are nuts and we love them for it
I said this before about cyclists hurling down the Alps during the Tour de France and now I'll apply it double to BMX riders: These kids don't need drug testing.
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Olympics: BMX racing combines NASCAR-style racing and short track speed skating for extra thrills
Bicycle motocross, aka BMX, draws such comparisons. The hippest, youngest sport of the Summer Olympics had its second go-around on the international stage much to the delight of fans not used to the devil-may-care driving skills of riders on tricked-out bicycles.
Sydney Morning Herald
'Nothing compares to this'
Australian Sam Willoughby has won silver in the men's BMX event, while Caroline Buchanan was left disappointed in the women's final.