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  1. BMX riders go flat out for success

    Posted Aug 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui The Metro City Plaza in Tseung Kwan O was filled with screeching sounds last Sunday as BMX riders showed off their talents at the 2006-2007 Hong Kong BMX Flatland Contest. It was the first time an official cycling event was held inside a shop ...

  2. Back to BMX

    Posted Apr 06th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Tei with two other avid BMX riders, allowing more people to gain access to the activity. BMX, which stands for bicycle motocross, was developed in the 1960s by a group of Californian teenagers who imitated their motocross heroes with their bicycles. The sport then gained massive popularity in America and spread throughout the world. During the 80s, the sport reached a peak ...

  3. Up where they belong

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... rival the Asian Games. Hong Kong is one of 45 nations taking part in a programme which includes extreme sports such as bicycle stunt riding, inline skating, skateboarding and sports climbing ...

  4. On a whirling ride of his life

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... YP cadet Erica Lee He has appeared in several magazine spreads, performed in the Cirque du Soleil, and enjoyed celebrity-style media coverage. That's because Takahiro Ikeda is the youngest world champion of Flatland BMX, freestyle riding on flat surf ...

  5. Sport Digest

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Flying Dutchman proves quickest in BMX blitz Dutchman Raymon van der Biexen clinched the men's elite title at yesterday's seventh running of the BMX Continental Championships held at the Hong Kong Jockey Club International BMX Park. Van der Biex ...

  6. BMX park's high fees are putting off young riders from the grass roots

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Across the world, BMX parks are a regular feature of towns. They are open to the public, for free, to ride any time. They allow young people a healthy, inexpensive place to gather and ride on a daily basis. They are similar to the free government-funded s ...

  7. Rising stars learn tricks of the trade

    Posted Apr 27th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... his achievement will persuade his school to relaunch its bicycle team which was disbanded in 2000. 'When I joined the school, it had no bicycle team,' he said. 'But I heard from senior students that our school used to have a bicycle team but it was disbanded after an accident. I hope the school will set up a team again. After all, the school wants students to be engaged ...

  8. A handle on greatness

    Posted Dec 14th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung Steven Wong should have BMX as his middle name. The bike wizard has become one of Hong Kong's most successful athletes with dozens of titles under his belt. You wonder how he still finds space for his trophies. Gold medal at the East Asia ...

  9. 'Minor repair' needed for top Games venue

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Kobi Chan A surface defect in the track that forced the closure of the HK$400 million de facto national athletics stadium in Tseung Kwan O was minor and would be fixed quickly, the secretary for home affairs said yesterday. 'We don't see any big ...

  10. Jockey Club funds to build BMX venue

    Posted Feb 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This is to discourage park users from riding their bikes to the Kwai Chung site as there are no designated bicycle routes in the area, and it is an industrial district with many heavy goods vehicles ...




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