Watch Four Minutes Of World-Class BMX Riders Crashing

The above video, taken from the BMX World Championships in Rotterdam over the weekend, just goes to show that the better you are at BMX, the more likely a fellow competitor is to ride over your head. » 7/28/14 4:47pm 7/28/14 4:47pm

BMX Is Underway At The London Olympics, Which Means We've Had Our First…

The tough times for America's Olympic BMX team started before the Games were even underway: star Arielle Martin had to drop out after a devastating crash on the team's last day of training before leaving for London. Martin's replacement, Brooke Crain, didn't fare much better during today's seeding run at the BMX… » 8/08/12 12:20pm 8/08/12 12:20pm

BMX Rider Hits Head, "Focuses On Vacuuming"

Helmets don't work every time you dive headfirst into a large wooden structure. Professional BMX rider and 2012 X Games invitee Tom Dugan found that out the hard way when he attempted a "one-handed no-footed cancan" (a feat where the rider moves both of his feet to one side of the bike, letting go of the handle bars… » 5/30/12 4:52pm 5/30/12 4:52pm

Who Wants To See A Guy Kickflip His Bike?

This impressive trick from Estonia's Ingvar Neumann seems to officially be called the lateral bike flip, although we've seen it referred to as the "Neu Flip," or, in Neumann's words, the "HD." ("For Heavy Drug, High Definition and Happy Day.") Whatever, it's a kick flip on a freaking bicycle, and it's never been… » 3/25/11 10:35am 3/25/11 10:35am

TJ Lavin Released From Hospital, Mother Says He'll Ride Again

Competitive rider/MTV host TJ Lavin was induced into a coma after being thrown from his bike, knocked unconscious and critically injured during a BMX event in Vegas last month. After a month in the hospital, he went home yesterday. » 11/20/10 4:15pm 11/20/10 4:15pm

The Birth And Death Of Big Air

ESPN's latest 30 for 30 documentary about BMX trailblazer Mat Hoffman may have been a well-timed PR play for the Summer X Games, but it was also a bone-crunching reminder of the deadly brutality of extreme obsession. » 7/30/10 5:00pm 7/30/10 5:00pm

RAD: Greatest. Movie. Ever.

When Will asked if I was interested in being a guest editor for a day, I said, yes, but only on one condition: I was allowed to do a post about RAD ... the Greatest. Movie. Ever. Unfortunately, for some of you at least, Will told me to go crazy and write whatever the hell I wanted too. Woops! » 12/28/06 4:49pm 12/28/06 4:49pm