10 Reasons Why BMX is Back

March 5, 2009

As a young lad, I fondly remember days spent jumping gaps and staircases at the high school on the ‘ol GT Interceptor. For a host of reasons, BMXing faded to the peripheral of the sporting world for a while, but now it’s back with a vengeance. Here’s why.

ESPN reassess the factors that suddenly came together to make BMX viable again, and reminds us that catching air is in fact, pretty rad. From big-name sponsors jumping on board to Olympic sport status, BMXing is quickly becoming the real deal again.

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Maybe at the next Olympics they'll make the track look less like a Mario Kart course though. Here's hopin'!

Source: ESPN

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