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12-28-2016: UCI News: * 2016 - A Brief Look Back / BMX Racing.
12-27-2016: USOC News: * Connor Fields: How Your Support Pushed Me To Olympic BMX Gold.
12-26-2016: UCI News: * 2016 - A Brief Look Back / BMX Freestyle Park.

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = December 2016 ~~~)

* Snoqualmie Ridge Skate Park Receives Match To State Grant.
Issaquah, Washington USA -- 12-21-2016
Funding for a long-awaited skate park on Snoqualmie Ridge has been rolling in since designs
were released in July. City and county officials now say they’ve secured enough money to
match a large state grant, pushing them within reach of the funding goal to build the park.
Money has come from a wide variety of sources, including local businesses, civic clubs.

* Boises Rhodes Skate Park To Host X Games Qualifier In June 2017.
Boise, Idaho USA -- 12-20-2016
In the Road to X Games series, Boises very own Rhodes Skate Park is hosting a qualifier event
for the X Games in June 2017. Boise is the perfect venue for the X Games, said Boise Mayor
David Bieter. Rhodes Skate Park is world-class and we know that the spectators, viewers and
athletes will absolutely fall in love with our city – and want to come back again and again.

* FSA Offers EasyHeadset Website To Help Measure And Choose Correct Headset.
Mukilteo, Washington USA ( BRAIN ) -- 12-19-2016
FSA now offers a website to help retailers and consumers choose the correct headset for
their bikes. The new EasyHeadset website is at: * www.fsaeasyheadset.com

* Worth The Wait: Lake Stevens Skate Park Could Open By August.
Lake Stevens, Washington USA -- 12-09-2016
After 10 years of trying to get a skate park in Lake Stevens, a new 16,000-square-foot skate area
could open by August at Cavelero Hill Park. Designs were finished in November. Construction
likely will start in April or May, said Kevin Teague, a senior park planner for Snohomish County.
The goal is to eventually put in a BMX track, playground, restrooms, picnic shelters.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma USA

The USA BMX 2016 Grands Pro Series
Final, Is:-- November 24th - 27th, 2016
In Tulsa, Oklahoma USA. This Event Is
Said To Be The Greatest Race On Earth.
( Click Here For More Information )

* Results: - ABA-USA BMX 2016 Grand National Pro Series Tulsa, Oklahoma USA.

* BMX Mania.com Report Page: - ABA-USA BMX 2016 Grand National Pro Series Tulsa, Ok. USA. = Photos.

* YouTube Videos Playlist: - ABA-USA BMX 2016 Grand National Pro Series Tulsa, Oklahoma USA. = Videos.

12-05-2016: * Columbia Magazine:- LWC Cyclings Beeman Captures Top National BMX Title.
12-02-2016: * PR Web:- Increased Participation, Biggest Global Field, Highest Attendance At BMX Grands.
11-30-2016: * SE Bicycles:- SE Factory Squad At The 2016 USA BMX Grand Nationals.
11-29-2016: * Squamish, B.C. Canada:- BMX Rider At US Grands In Tulsa, Oklahoma USA.
11-29-2016: * BMX Australia:- Our BMX Family Do Us Proud At Grands.
11-28-2016: * ABA-USA BMX:- Race Report:- 2016 Grand National Pro Series Tulsa, Oklahoma USA.
11-27-2016: * Kingman Daily:- Champion Josh White Wins Coveted End-Of-Season Race.
11-27-2016: * KJRH-TV:- The Superbowl Of Professional BMX Races Ends In Tulsa On Sunday.
11-26-2016: * KOKI FOX 23:- Oklahoma BMX Legend Helping To Bring New Style To Green Country.
11-26-2016: * News On 6:- USA BMX Grand Nationals Underway In Tulsa.
11-25-2016: * Tulsa World:- John Klein: The World Of BMX Finds A Home In Tulsa.
11-25-2016: * Public Radio Tulsa:- Time To Race.
11-25-2016: * BMX Australia:- Grand Nationals Preview – What The Riders Have To Say.
11-24-2016: * News On 6:- BMX Riders In Tulsa For Weekend Races.
11-22-2016: * KTUL ABC News:- USA BMX Crews Building Tracks, Making Final Preps For Grand Nationals.
11-22-2016: * KTUL ABC News:- Video: 2016 USA BMX Grand Nationals Information.
11-17-2016: * Z104.5 The Edge News:- USA BMX Grands Presented By Tulsa Sports Commission.
11-02-2016: * KTUL ABC News:- Tulsa Counting Down To Biggest BMX Championships In The World.

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = November 2016 ~~~)

* Nonprofit Seeks $700,000 For Sequim Skate Park Upgrade.
Sequim, Washington USA -- 11-22-2016
Sequim could see improvements and an expansion to its skate park if a new nonprofit reaches its
goal of raising $700,000, organizers said. The Sequim Youth Skate Park Foundation aims to repair
and improve the current skate park at Carrie Blake Park, 202 N. Blake Ave., which is also used by
BMX riders, and add a street area, bowl and snake bowl, doubling the size of the park, said Mark
Simpson, the nonprofits president.

* Poulsbo Ready To Roll On New Skate Park.
Poulsbo, Washington USA -- 11-21-2016
The city is ready to get rolling on a new skate park. Poulsbo is putting together a committee
of residents to do planning for the park. The committee is to make recommendations to the city
on a variety of topics related to the park, including a vision, funding, site selection,
publicity and a timeline, according to Mary McCluskey, the citys parks and recreation director.

* Cyclone Bicycle To Become Exclusive US Distributor Of Cinelli.
Portland, Oregon USA ( BRAIN ) -- 11-14-2016
Cyclone Bicycle is the new exclusive distributor of Cinelli USA bikes and frames, which were
previously distributed by BTI. Existing parts and apparel distributors will be able to continue
ordering, stocking Cinelli P&A merchandise but all bikes and frames will come through Cyclone.

* Spokane BMX To Host The Lumberjack Nationals August 18-20, 2017.
Spokane, Washington USA - Gilbert, Arizona USA ( ABA-USA BMX ) -- 11/03/2016

The USA BMX Announces Its 2017 National Schedule. It Features Several New
Stops That Were Not On The Last Year's Schedule. Spokane BMX (Spokane, WA)
The Lumberjack Nationals August 18th - 20th, 2017. ( More Information )

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = October 2016 ~~~)

* Local BMX Racer Wins Canadian Title.
Sandpoint, Idaho USA -- 10-19-2016
Sky Everhart, in a white helmet during the start of a heat, had a strong showing at a Canadian Grand
National BMX event recently in British Columbia, where the Sandpoint racer won the 12 year-old Cruiser
Class among a host of other strong finishes. He placed 7th in the 12 year-old Expert class, and second
in the Cruiser class on Saturday, then followed it up with a 6th in Expert and first in Cruiser on Sunday.

* Hermiston Native Kaden Stringfield Flying High In BMX.
Hermiston, Oregon USA -- 10-06-2016
When many kids are three years old, the thought of riding a bicycle perfectly without training wheels
may seem a little far fetched.And then riding a bicycle well enough to start entering and running BMX
races at just four years old may seem daunting. But for Hermiston native Kaden Stringfield, that was
reality. Its just really fun,Stringfield said. Its the only sport I like doing is BMX.

* New Skate Park Opening In Union Gap.
Union Gap, Washington USA -- 10-04-2016
Union Gaps new skate park is set to officially open Wednesday Oct 05th, 2016 with a ribbon-cutting
ceremony at 5 p.m. at Cahalan Park. A group of kids proposed the park idea to the city council a few
months ago, the idea is now a reality. -- The total cost of the project came to $225,000 dollars with
$127,000 from the park reserve fund, $64,000 in community donations, $75,000 from a Tony Hawk
grant, and the remainder from marijuana sales tax revenue. If were gunna have marijuana in our
community lets take those taxes and put them to a great use. -- Also See: - Yakima Herald News.

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( UCI BMX Supercross World Cup #05 - Sarasota, Florida USA October 08th-09th, 2016 )
You Can Watch This BMX Race Event Via On: ( BMX Live.tv - Webcast )

* YouTube Videos Playlist: - UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup # 05 - Sarasota, Florida USA. = Videos.

* BMX Mania.com Report Page:- UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup #05 Sarasota, Florida USA. = Photos.

10-12-2016: * USOC + Team USA:- Corben Sharrah Ends 2016 As The Worlds Winningest BMX Rider.
10-12-2016: * Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI):- The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Chronicle.
10-09-2016: * USOC + Team USA:- Corben Sharrah Wins Final BMX World Cup, First American.
10-09-2016: * USA Cycling:- Corben Sharrah Wins Final UCI BMX Supercross World Cup.
10-09-2016: * Inside The Games:- Sharrah and Smulders Seal BMX Supercross World Cup Crowns.
10-09-2016: * BMX Australia:- Aussies Upbeat Despite Mixed Day Of Results BMX World Cup.
10-09-2016: * British Cycling:- Tre Whyte Fifth At UCI Supercross World Cup In Sarasota.
10-09-2016: * Bradenton Herald:- Arizonas Corben Sharrah Caps Season With World Cup Title.
10-09-2016: * Herald-Tribune:- Favorites Sharrah And Smulders Take First In Final Leg Of World Cup.
10-09-2016: * Mackay Australia:- Local Rider Kronk Is In The Final UCI BMX World Cup Race.
10-09-2016: * British Cycling:- Whyte and Shriever Safely Qualify At Sarasota UCI BMX World Cup.
10-09-2016: * BMX Australia:- Young Aussie Team Put 13 Riders In BMX World Cup Main Game.
10-08-2016: * Inside The Games:- Smulders Earns Time Trial Victory As Concluding Event Begins.
10-08-2016: * Herald-Tribune:- Sarasota BMX Hosts World Cup Racers At Qualifying Event.
10-08-2016: * Bradenton Herald:- Sylvain Andre, Laura Smulders Lead Opening Day Of BMX WC.
10-08-2016: * SNN TV News:- UCI BMX Hosts Supercross World Cup.
10-07-2016: * SNN TV News:- American BMX Riders Ready To Roll In Supercross World Cup.
10-07-2016: * Inside The Games:- Sharrah Seeks To Maintain Overall Lead At Final BMX Event.
10-07-2016: * USOC + Team USA:- Five For Friday: BMX - The Final UCI BMX Supercross WC.
10-07-2016: * SRQ Magazine:- International Biker Gang Rolls Into Sarasota.
10-06-2016: * Herald-Tribune:- UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Wheels Into Sarasota.
10-06-2016: * Bradenton Herald:- BMX Innovator Johan Lindstrom Brings Supercross To Sarasota.
10-06-2016: * BMX Australia:- Career Best Result In Rock Hill Has Kronk Primed For Sarasota WC.
10-04-2016: * British Cycling:- Guide: Great Britain Cycling Team At Sarasota UCI BMX Supercross.
10-04-2016: * BMX Australia:- UCI BMX SX World Cup Sarasota Meet The Track.
10-01-2016: * SNN TV News:- Sarasota BMX To Host UCI BMX Supercross World Cup.
10-00-2016: * 2016 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Competition Guide - Sarasota, Florida USA.PDF
10-00-2016: * Please Note:- Parental Discretion Is Advised Due To Sales Of Alcohol At This BMX Event.
10-00-2016: * Results For UCI BMX Supercross #05 Sarasota, Florida USA: * www.bmx-results.com

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( UCI BMX Supercross World Cup #04 - Rock Hill, South Carolina USA Sept 29th - Oct 01st, 2016 )
You Can Watch This BMX Race Event Via On: ( BMX Live.tv - Webcast )

* YouTube Videos Playlist:- UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup #04 In Rock Hill, South Carolina USA. = Videos.

* BMX Mania.com Report Page:- UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup #04 Rock Hill, South Carolina USA. = Photos.

10-03-2016: * UCI News:- The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Chronicle.
10-02-2016: * USOC + Team USA:- Corben Sharrah Is Victorious At First Of Two Home BMX World Cups.
10-02-2016: * The Herald:- Rock Hill BMX Event Brings People From Around The World.
10-02-2016: * British Cycling:- UCI BMX Supercross WC: Evans And Whyte Miss Out In Quarter-Finals.
10-02-2016: * Cycling New Zealand:- Mishap Costs Jones Spot In BMX World Cup Final.
10-01-2016: * USA Cycling:- Corben Sharrah Wins Supercross World Cup #4 On Saturday.
10-01-2016: * The Herald:- Photos: BMX Supercross Superstars Compete In Rock Hill For World Cup Sat.
10-01-2016: * BMX Australia:- Teenage Prodigy Saya Sakakibara Second On Debut At BMX World Cup.
10-01-2016: * British Cycling:- Whyte And Shriever Cruise Through Qualifying At Rock Hill UCI BMX.
10-01-2016: * Cycling New Zealand:- Jones Leads Kiwis In Qualifying At UCI BMX Supercross World Cup.
10-01-2016: * BMX Australia:- Rising Aussie BMX Talent Impress In World Cup.
09-30-2016: * USA Cycling:- Bronze Medal For Brooke Crain In TT Superfinal At BMX World Cup #4.
09-30-2016: * BMX Australia:- No Advice Needed Sakakibara Siblings Tackle BMX World Cup Together.
09-30-2016: * USOC + Team USA:- Five For Friday: BMX - Entering This Weeks UCI BMX Supercross.
09-29-2016: * WCNC NBC News:- Rock Hill Hosting BMX World Cup This Weekend.
09-29-2016: * The Herald:- Racing On Incredible Track, BMX Elite Descend On Rock Hill For World Cup.
09-28-2016: * BMX Australia:- BMX World Cup Returns At Rock Hill, 14 Aussies In The Mix.
09-26-2016: * BMX Australia:- UCI BMX SX World Cup Rock Hill – Meet The Track.
09-22-2016: * British Cycling:- Guide: Great Britain Cycling Team at Rock Hill UCI BMX Supercross WC.
09-06-2016: * Young Trio To Represent GB Cycling Team At Back-To-Back UCI BMX Supercross WC.
09-00-2016: * 2016 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Competition Guide - Rock Hill, South Carolina.PDF
09-00-2016: * Please Note:- Parental Discretion Is Advised Due To Sales Of Alcohol At This BMX Event.
09-00-2016: * Results For UCI BMX Supercross #04 Rock Hill, South Carolina: * www.bmx-results.com

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = September 2016 ~~~)

* Corvallis Bike Swap Helps Cyclists Young And Old Keep On Riding.
Corvallis, Oregon USA -- 09-25-2016
Three-year-old Fernando Calderon and his mother Socorro needed help Saturday lifting a bike
twice the size of the toddler out of their family truck. But they needed no help leaving the Corvallis
Bicycle Collectives sixth bike swap in the parking lot of the Madison Avenue Meeting Room,
because they found a bike for Fernando that was just the right size.

* The ABA-USA BMX Great Northwest Nationals Sets Dates For 2017.
Redmond, Oregon USA -- 09-23-2016
The Top BMX Racers In The Country Will Return To Redmond, Oregon USA On
This April 07th - 09th, 2017 For The ABA-USA BMX Great Northwest Nationals.

* Strength For 91.
Kent, Washington USA ( Redline Bicycles ) -- 09-22-2016
On September 10th, Sam Willoughby was seriously injured while training at the Chula Vista
BMX track. He was airlifted to the hospital and operated on that evening due to sustaining
fractures in his C6 and C7 vertebrae which severely compressed his spinal cord and left him
with no movement below his chest.

* Its Not Too Late To Volunteer For Annual Bike And Pedestrian Count.
Olympia, Washington USA ( WSDOT ) -- 09-22-2016
Next week, the state will kick off a three day-survey to count the number of people who
walk or ride bicycles to their destinations. Anyone who would like to volunteer to help
in the count can still register and download tally forms online. Volunteer spots are open
statewide, especially in some of the participating small communities.

* Oregon Woman Charged With DUI After Car Lands Upside Down In Skate Park Bowl.
Winston, Oregon USA -- 09-21-2016
An Oregon woman was charged with DUI and reckless driving after flipping her car into the bowl
of a skate park, authorities said. Evelyn Peck, 48, of Winston, crashed Monday, and her car landed
upside down in the middle of Winston Skatepark, which is located at Riverbend Park.

* We Had A Great Time At BMX Finals Held In Eugene.
Eugene, Oregon USA -- 09-19-2016
BMX racers from around the country, and even Mexico and Canada, rode in the Gold Cup Regional
Championship on Sunday morning. It was the first time the final race was held in Eugene. The competition
ran three days, and Sunday alone, more than 500 racers competed. Emerald Valley BMX track operator
Jason Germyn, who hosted the event, said the first time was a success.

* High-Flying Fun Fuels Regional BMX Race.
Eugene, Oregon USA -- 09-19-2016
Across the street from Autzen stadium, BMX racers of all ages sped around the track at Emerald Valley
BMX on Sunday, completing laps in seconds as hundreds watched and cheered. The event marked the first
time that the DK Gold Cup Finals Northwest were held in Eugene, and the race drew participants from all
over the western states and Canada. Some participants hoped to post results that could qualify them for the
national competition in late October in Lake Perris, California.

* Hundreds Of BMX Riders Fill Eugene For The Gold Cup Regional Championship.
Eugene, Oregon USA -- 09-18-2016
BMX racers from around the country, and even Mexico and Canada, rode in the Gold Cup Regional
Championship. It was the first time the final race was held in Eugene. The competition ran three days,
and Sunday alone, more than 500 racers competed. There were 107 rounds of final competitions, divided
by group and skill level, including all ages from three to 70 years old.

* Bader Brothers Experiencing Success In BMX Racing, Business.
Creswell, Oregon USA -- 09-07-2016
For the past six or seven years, the Bader brothers have been making a name for themselves in the world
of BMX racing. For five of those years, theyve also been proprietors of their own small business: Bader
Boys A to Z. Zane, age 12, Sage, 10 and Ace, 8 (who’s been racing for four years) make and sell artistic
greeting cards bearing the tagline, Handmade with Aloha and Small Hands to help cover racing expenses.

* Upgrade Eyed For BMX Bike Track At H.J. Carroll Park In Chimacum.
Chimacum, Washington USA -- 09-07-2016
Bike enthusiasts aim to update the BMX bike track at H.J. Carroll Park in Chimacum. While the new park
is still in the design phase and construction likely wont begin until 2017, Doug Ross, Jason Queen and Lily
Hickenbottom of Port Townsend hope to find individuals and local businesses that will help them raise the
money and manpower theyll need.

* Local Girl Rides To Sixth Consecutive State BMX Title.
Mount Vernon, Washington USA -- 09-04-2016
Halle Pelland set a goal to win five consecutive state BMX titles. She won consecutive title No. 6 and
her eighth overall at the recent state championships in Port Orchard. The 14-year-old Mount Baker Middle
School eighth-grader who began racing her BMX bicycle at age 8 is hard to miss on the track.

* State Seeks Volunteers To Tally Bicyclists, Pedestrians.
Olympia, Washington USA ( WSDOT ) -- 09-01-2016
Volunteer registration is now open for anyone who wants to help count the number of people who walk
or ride bicycles to their destinations during a three-day survey starting on Tuesday, Sept. 27th, 2016.

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( Gene`s BMX.com 9-11-2001 Remembrance 9-11-2016 15th Year Anniversary )

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09-07-2016: * USA BMX Announces Freestyle Division. = ( ABA-USA BMX )
USA BMX Establishes New Freestyle Division and Digital Freestyle Competition Platform
Lead by an Elite Panel of BMX Icons Including Mat Hoffman and Ryan Nyquist; New Series
to Include Live Events and Digital Component. For more information on USABMXF or VUPIT,
log on to www.vupit.com. Details on upcoming events, schedule and format will be forthcoming.

Gilbert, Arizona USA

USA BMX Establishes A Freestyle Division
And A Digital Freestyle Competition Platform
Lead By An Elite Panel Of BMX Icons Like,
Mat Hoffman and Ryan Nyquist. A New Series
To Include Live Events and Digital Component.
Starting In 2017 USA BMX Freestyle Will Host
A Four-Stop National Freestyle Series. ( More )

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( UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup:- Fise | Info | Events | News | YouTube )
The UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup In Denver, Colorado USA On September 04th and 05th, 2016.
Replay YouTube Video Feed:- * Semi Final UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup FISE World Denver 2016.
Replay YouTube Video Feed:- * Final UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup FISE World Denver 2016.
09-05-2016 News: * Australian Rider Leads Largest Gathering Of Worlds Best BMX Freestyle Athletes In Denver.
Quote:- Australias Brandon Loupos wins gold, followed by Venezuelan Daniel Dhers and Great Britains Jack Clark.
09-06-2016 UCI News: * 2016 UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup: Brandon Loupos Takes The Win In Denve.

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(~ 2016 BMX Olympics Information -&- News Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ~)
The Rio 2016 Olympic BMX Competition Was On August 17th - 19th, 2016.
BMX In The Olympics, Because You Can Not Get Any Higher Than That.

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = August 2016 ~~~)

* 4-Year-Old Colton Fukano Wins BMX Championship.
West Seattle, Washington USA -- 08-31-2016
A West Seattleite and soon to be kindergartener at Genesee Hill Elementary, Colton began racing BMX
this past January and quickly showed that he wasn’t your average 4-year-old on a bike. After finishing
several races on top, he was picked up by the Sonic BMX Team, coached by Jamie Stenson and sponsored
by Sprocketts Recycled Bicycles in Magnolia and Potter Racing Products.

* Lummi Nation Kids Have New Bikes They Built Themselves.
Bellingham, Washington USA -- 08-29-2016
Lummi Nation kids have new bikes they built as part of a day of science, technology, engineering and
math. The Army Corps of Engineers, Boy Scouts of America, and the Bonneville Power Administration
sponsored the STEM workshop on Saturday. 30 elementary and middle school students built BMX bikes
and did experiments using physics, math, and mechanics to figure out speed, distance, effects.

* As American Wins Gold In Rio, Local BMX Racers Eye State Titles.
Eagle, Idaho USA -- 08-19-2016
In Rio, Gold medal dreams came true for an American in the sport of Bicycle Motocross, or BMX.
The popularity of BMX is on display closer to home this weekend with around 200 racers vying for
a state title. Eagle Park BMX is hosting this year's championships and it's the first time the races
have been held in the Valley in the last 10 years.

* Treasure Valley To Host 2016 Idaho State BMX Championship.
Eagle, Idaho USA -- 08-15-2016
Eagle Park BMX announced that it will be hosting the 2016 Idaho State BMX Championship on Saturday
Aug. 20, 2016. Riders from the entire state of Idaho will be competing for the State Champion title. Each
year a State Championship series is conducted by USA BMX and Idaho sanctioned tracks.

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = July 2016 ~~~)

* Riverside Rotary Skate Park In Centralia To Be Upgraded.
Centralia, Washington USA -- 07/28/2016
After the Skateboard Foundation turned over control of the Riverside Rotary Skate Park to the city
of Centralia, the Hub City has plans to help spruce up the recreation area by adding new features.

* City Seeks Funds To Pay For Snoqualmie Skate Park.
Snoqualmie, Washington USA -- 07/26/2016
A skate park at Snoqualmie Ridge nearly a decade in the making is on the cusp of becoming a reality.
While the design phase for the skate park is nearly complete, the City of Snoqualmie has not yet come
up with the money to pay for its construction.

* BMXers Race For A Cure.
Port Angeles, Washington USA -- 07/26/2016
More than 75 Port Angeles BMX riders helped raise $1,598 toward the USA BMX annual leukemia
donation drive. Pictured are the top six donators, (from left): Makaylie Albin ($210 raised), Josh Garrett
($160), Taylor Coleman ($130), Jaron Tolliver ($117) and Levi Bourm, Henry Bourm ($90 each).

* BMX Track Is Here.
Astoria, Oregon USA -- 07/20/2016
The grand opening July 16 for the Cartwright Park Pump Track celebrated the official birth of
a new community biking venue for old and young enthusiasts alike. Designed and created under
the leadership of the North Coast Trail Alliance sits adjacent to Cartwright Park, on the corner
of Avenue S and Franklin Street behind the Seaside School District Administration Building.

* Banuelos: A World Champ With Olympic Dreams.
Medford, Oregon USA -- 07/18/2016
Josh Banuelos fought off injuries and overcame surgeries to win a world title on the BMX track.
The 19-year-old will attend Oregon State University this fall with long-term goals of competing
in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

* Annual STP Bike Riders Hitting The Roads July 16-17.
Olympia, Washington USA ( WSDOT ) -- 07/11/2016
Drivers should allow extra travel time Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17, as 10,000
cyclists ride western Washington’s state highways and local roads for the 2016 Group Health
/Alaska Airlines Seattle to Portland (STP) fundraiser ride. The Washington State Department
of Transportation asks drivers to share the road and prepare for travel delays.

* Riverfront Park Hosts Strider Cup For Young Racers.
Spokane, Washington USA -- 07/09/2016
Strider Cup racers from the four-year-old division, start their race in Riverfront Park
on Saturday. About180 children ages 20 months to 5 years, and those with special needs
of all ages and abilities, participated in the event.

* Remembering The Cottage Grove BMX Track.
Cottage Grove, Oregon USA -- 07/05/2016
The tearing down of the BMX track has brought about a lot of nostalgia for many who
grew up there. For a while, the track was not only home for enthusiastic kids, but for
serious athletes who aspired to take their BMX career to a professional level.

* Bridging The Gap Between Mtn. Biking & BMX.
Medford, Oregon USA -- 07-02-2016
Wednesday night's at Rogue Valley BMX were typically for standard BMX sprint-style races,
until Unreal Cycles came along. Unreal Cycles has built 10 'dirtjumper' style bikes with Unreal
frames as a way to bring mountain bikers into the BMX track to try something new.

* Rogue Valley BMX Sends Riders To National Event.
Medford, Oregon USA -- 07-01-2016
Rogue Valley BMX has riders competing in this upcoming weekend's national event held in
Washington. We probably have between 5 and 8 riders from this track going, Rogue Valley
BMX President Brian Samhammer said. The riders age from roughly 8 to 14 years old. While
riders enter and pay a fee to compete in the event which is called the Lumberjack Nationals.

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Sumner, Washington USA

The ABA-USA BMX Lumberjack
Nationals In Sumner, Washington
Was On This July 01st-03rd, 2016
At The River Valley BMX Track...
You Can Check Out All The Cool
Results -&- Reports, Photos - And
Some YouTube Videos.... ( More )
Sumner, Washington USA

The ABA-USA BMX Lumberjack
Nationals In Sumner, Washington
Is On This July 01st - 03rd, 2016
At The River Valley BMX Track
Are You - Planning To Be At This
BMX Race? Your Competition Is.
Be Ready! (~ More Information ~)

* Results:- ABA-USA BMX Lumberjack Nationals Sumner, Washington USA.

* Race Report:- ABA-USA BMX Lumberjack Nationals Sumner, Washington USA.

* YouTube Videos Playlist:- ABA-USA BMX Lumberjack Nationals Sumner, Washington USA.

* YouTube Videos Playlist:- ABA-USA BMX Lumberjack Nationals Sumner, Washington USA.
Note:- This YT Playlist: ABA-USA BMX Great Northwest Nationals -&- Lumberjack Nationals.

* FB Photos:- ABA-USA BMX Lumberjack Nationals Sumner, Washington USA Day 03.
* FB Photos:- ABA-USA BMX Lumberjack Nationals Sumner, Washington USA Day 02.
* FB Photos:- ABA-USA BMX Lumberjack Nationals Sumner, Washington USA Day 01.

* Smugmug Photos:- ABA-USA BMX Lumberjack Nationals Sumner, Washington USA Day 03.
* Smugmug Photos:- ABA-USA BMX Lumberjack Nationals Sumner, Washington USA Day 02.
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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = June 2016 ~~~)

* 13 Year Old Rochester Girl In BMX National Series This Weekend.
Aberdeen - Sumner, Washington USA -- 06/29/2016
A Rochester teen will be featured in the 2016 USA BMX National Series in Sumner Wash.
The race will feature some of the top amateur BMX racers from around the United States.
The three-day event will get underway on Friday morning at River Valley BMX in Sumner.

* BMX Track Torn Down.
Cottage Grove, Oregon USA -- 06/28/2016
A structure that has played host to youth activities and competitions for many years in
Cottage Grove came down in mere minutes last week. Public Works Director Jan Wellman
with the City of Cottage Grove said that the local BMX track, which existed on city land on
the southeast edge of town since the 1980s, had become a “dangerous attraction” due to disuse
and the deterioration of its buildings.

* Former Selah Skater Hoping To Add New Features To City’s Skate Park.
Selah, Washington USA -- 06/27/2016
As a teen who loved skateboarding, Jose Rocha was part of the group that raised money to build
a new skate park in Selah.City Council members recently authorized Rocha, the city’s recreation
coordinator, to obtain a state recreation grant to add a half-pipe feature and a training track to the
skate park, part of an effort to both improve youth activities in the city and create a place for regional
competitions in a sport likely to become an Olympic event.

* Young Moose Rescued After Falling Into Trouble At Skateboard Park.
Ketchum, Idaho USA -- 06/27/2016
A juvenile got into some trouble over this weekend at the Ketchum skate park. Idaho Fish and Game
received a call around 8:30am on Saturday reporting a one year old female moose trapped inside the
skate park bowl. Multiple agencies worked to set the moose free in the surrounding woods. Fish and
Game says the moose appeared to be back on its feet soon after the release, and was unharmed.

* Groundbreaking: Six Weeks To Cashmere Skate Park.
Cashmere, Washington USA -- 06/23/2016
Cashmere will finally have its skate park, slated for use on August 01st of this year.
Cashmere's skate park committee reviewed the design concepts and chose the design created by
Evergreen Skateparks based out of Portland, Oregon. It will be constructed at the far east end of
what has been a grassy picnic & barbecue area, at Riverfront Park downstream from the pump track.

* Leavenworth Skate Park Officially Closed and Removed.
Leavenworth, Washington USA -- 06/20/2016
The Leavenworth Skate Park Is Officially Closed and Removed As Demolition Of The Skate Park
Is Seen. A Group Is Upset For Allowing The Demolition Of Skate Park. The City Of Leavenworth
And The Cascade School District Might Build A New Skate Park Sometime Soon. The Skate Park
Was Demolished As Part Of The Construction Work At The Cascade High School.

* Skateboarders Holiday Growing In Bend.
Bend, Oregon USA -- 06/18/2016
More than 100 expected to participate in Go Skateboarding Day. Such is the spirit of annual
Go Skateboarding Day, a national event founded in 2004 by the International Association of
Skateboard Companies, which is celebrated June 21, the second day of summer.

* Skate Spot Canceled For Northwest Bend.
Bend, Oregon USA -- 06/11/2016
A skate spot planned for Hillside Park in northwest Bend has been canceled, at least for now.
Bend Park & Recreation District presented plans for two skate areas, a 10,000-square-foot skate
park in northeast Bend, and the 3,000-square-foot skate spot at Hillside at a meeting in late April.

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Memorial Day - Monday May 30th, 2016, A remembrance day for all the men
and women who have died while in the military service. - Please take a time out
in your day and remember all the people that has fallen. This is also a good time
to take a time out to remember all of the people in the BMX community & loved
ones that are no longer with us today. May they all never be forgotten. - Be Safe!

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( UCI BMX World Championships - Medellin, Colombia May 25th-29th, 2016 )
You Can Watch This BMX Race Event Via: ( R.B.TV Live Stream )
( REPLAY The R.B.TV Live Stream! ) - 2016 UCI BMX World Championships.

* YouTube Videos Playlist: - 2016 UCI BMX World Championships Medellin, Colombia. = All Videos.
* YouTube Video: - 2016 UCI BMX World Championships Medellin, Colombia:- Men Elite Finals.
* YouTube Video: - 2016 UCI BMX World Championships Medellin, Colombia:- Women Elite Finals.
* YouTube Video: - 2016 UCI BMX World Championships Medellin, Colombia:- Junior Men Finals.
* YouTube Video: - 2016 UCI BMX World Championships Medellin, Colombia:- Junior Women Finals.

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* BMX-Results.com:- 2016 UCI BMX World Championships Medellin, Colombia:

* BMX Mania.com Report Page: - 2016 UCI BMX World Championships Medellin, Colombia. = Photos.

~ Hot News:
05-29-2016: * UCI News:- Pajon and Daudet Reclaim Elite BMX World Championships Titles.
05-29-2016: * ISTG:- Olympic champion Pajon Earns UCI BMX World Championship Title.
05-29-2016: * USA Cycling:- Two Bronzes For USA At BMX Worlds On Sunday.
05-29-2016: * USOC + Team USA:- Nic Long And Alise Post Qualify For Olympic BMX Team.
~ News:
06-07-2016: * Medford, Oregon USA:- BMX Racer Wins World Championship.
06-06-2016: * Cycling South Africa:- World Number For Johns At BMX World Champs.
06-03-2016: * Redline Bicycles:- 2016 UCI BMX World Championships Medellín, Colombia.
06-02-2016: * Braintree, UK:- Pride For Braintree Bullets As Ace Oli Takes Second Place.
06-02-2016: * Braintree, UK:- Luke and Bethany Shine For Britain At BMX Worlds.
06-02-2016: * South Africa:- Dodd Delivers His Best World Championships Performance Yet.
06-02-2016: * BMX Australia:- Honour Roll: 2016 UCI BMX World Championships.
06-01-2016: * Sydney, Australia:- Veteran Wins Gold In Final Event Of His Career.
05-31-2016: * Cycling Canada:- Alex Tougas Finishes 4th At BMX World Championships.
05-30-2016: * Chase Bicycles:- Joris Daudet Is The New UCI BMX Elite Mens World Champion.
05-30-2016: * Cycling New Zealand:- New Kiwi BMX World Champion, While Walker Misses Rio.
05-30-2016: * Auckland, New Zealand:- Tearful Sarah Walker Vows To Stick With BMX.
05-30-2016: * Minneapolis, MN USA:- Cyclist From St. Cloud Wins Spot On U.S. Olympic Team.
05-29-2016: * BMX Australia:- Buchanan Wins Silver At BMX World Titles.
05-29-2016: * British Cycling:- Final Crash Ends Shriever Medal Hopes At BMX Worlds.
05-29-2016: * UCI News:- Elite Time Trials World Titles To Kimmann and Buchanan.
05-29-2016: * ISTG:- Buchanan and Kimmann Earn Elite Time Trial Titles At Worlds.
05-29-2016: * USA Today:- Kimmann, Buchanan Win Time Trials At BMX Worlds.
05-29-2016: * Philippines:- Daniel Caluag Fines Fail To Qualify For Rio Olympics.
05-29-2016: * British Cycling:- Time Trial Silver For Shriever At BMX Worlds.
05-29-2016: * Melbourne, Australia:- Buchanan and Willoughby Take BMX Gold And Silver.
05-29-2016: * BMX Australia:- Buchanan Wins Time Trial World Title, Eyes Olympic Qualifier.
05-29-2016: * USA Cycling:- Fourth Place For Alise Post, Nic Long In TT Super Final.
05-29-2016: * Cycling New Zealand:- Crash Dents Walkers Qualifying Chances At Worlds.
05-29-2016: * Auckland, New Zealand:- BMX Crash Dents Walkers Rio Olympic Hopes.
05-28-2016: * Dublin, Ireland:- BMX Rio Race Heats Up For Kelvin Batey.
05-28-2016: * Hamilton, New Zealand:- Jessie Smith Wins Another Gold At Worlds.
05-28-2016: * 2016 UCI BMX World Championships, Medellin, Colombia:- Live.
05-28-2016: * UCI World Championships:- 4 Cruiser Titles To The Netherlands.
05-27-2016: * BMX Australia:- Brett Scruse Cruises To Gold In Medellin, Colombia.
05-27-2016: * Rotorua, New Zealand:- Sarah Walker Chases BMX Ticket To Rio 2016.
05-27-2016: * USOC + Team USA:- Five For Friday: BMX Athletes Competing In UCI Worlds.
05-27-2016: * Canberra, Australia:- BMXer Caroline Buchanan Trades Parties For Olympic Prep.
05-27-2016: * Challenge Classes Wrapped Up In Colombia. Becerine Grabs Rainbow Jersey.
05-27-2016: * BMX Australia:- Barnstorming Barnes On Top Of The World, Again.
05-27-2016: * Wellington, New Zealand:- New Zealand Rider Cailen Calkin Claims Gold.
05-27-2016: * Cycling New Zealand:- Waikato BMX Rider Adds To World Champ Success.
05-27-2016: * NBC Olympics USA:- How To Watch: 2016 UCI BMX World Championships.
05-26-2016: * Brisbane, Australia:- Rising BMX Star Molly McGill Ready For A Chance.
05-26-2016: * British Cycling:- Liam Phillips v Kyle Evans: BMX Worlds Colombia Quiz.
05-26-2016: * Braintree, UK:- Bethany Set To Fly The Flag For Britain At BMX Worlds.
05-26-2016: * BMX Australia:- Queenslanders Clean Up On Day One At BMX Worlds.
05-26-2016: * USA and Australia Dominate Youngest Challenge Classes At UCI Worlds.
05-26-2016: * Cycling New Zealand:- Two Young BMX Riders Claim World Champ Titles.
05-25-2016: * Brendale, Australia:- BMXs Best Ride To UCI BMX World Championships.
05-25-2016: * Philippines:- Daniel Caluag Shoots For Olympic Seat At UCI BMX Worlds.
05-25-2016: * Cycling South Africa:- BMX National Team At World Championships (COL).
05-25-2016: * South Africa:- Dodd Leads The Chase As SA Racers Line Up At The Worlds.
05-25-2016: * USOC + Team USA:- BMX World Titles, Olympic Berths On Line In Colombia.
05-24-2016: * Adelaide, Australia:- Is Sam Willoughby Staring At Third World Championship?.
05-24-2016: * British Cycling:- Bethany Shriever: Mariana Pajon Is My BMX Idol.
05-24-2016: * UCI BMX World Championships: Kimmann and Hernandez To Defend Titles.
05-24-2016: * Dundee, South Africa:- Father And Son Duo Warm Up For BMX Worlds.
05-23-2016: * Bogota Post:- Medellin Hosts 2016 UCI BMX World Championships.
05-23-2016: * British Cycling:- Guide: 2016 UCI BMX World Championships In Medellin.
05-23-2016: * BMX Australia:- Buchanan In Hot Form As BMXers Look At Final Chance.
05-22-2016: * Kingman, Arizona USA:- White Brothers Duo In Colombia For BMX Worlds.
05-22-2016: * Canberra, Australia:- BMX Star Caroline Buchanan Prepares For Warm-Up.
05-19-2016: * Brisbane, Australia:- BMX World Champion Prepares To Defend His Title.
05-19-2016: * Cleveland, Australia:- Des’ree On Way To BMX World Championships.
05-18-2016: * Cairns, Australia:- Podium Portia Eyes No.1 At BMX World Championships.
05-17-2016: * Dumfries, Canada:- Amelia Walsh Gets Chance To Qualify For Rio At Worlds.
05-16-2016: * Cycling Canada:- Tory Nyhaug Heads Canadian Squad For BMX Worlds.
05-16-2016: * Newcastle, Australia:- Rodways Road To Worlds Smoother Than Maiden Title.
05-15-2016: * Cairns, Australia:- BMX Father-Daughter Takes On World Championship.
05-15-2016: * Sydney, Australia:- 4 Sydney BMX Riders Will Compete At BMX Worlds.
05-13-2016: * Cycling New Zealand:- Injury Forces Top BMX Rider Out Of UCI Worlds.
05-11-2016: * Australia:- Lake Macquarie BMX Star To Defend World Title In Colombia.
04-27-2016: * Zimbabwe, Africa:- 3 Riders For BMX World Championships.
04-26-2016: * USA Cycling:- BMX Worlds Team Finalized.
04-21-2016: * USA Today:- Alise Post Leads U.S. Team For BMX World Championships.
04-20-2016: * USA Cycling:- Eight Named To 2016 UCI BMX World Championships Team.
04-19-2016: * BMX Australia:- 2016 UCI BMX World Championships Entries Close Sunday.
04-17-2016: * Braintree, UK:- Bethany Shriever Earns Her A Place At World Championships.
04-14-2016: * Picton, Australia:- Six Year Old BMX Cycling In To Glory.
04-13-2016: * British Cycling: - Phillips: Colombia Will Be A BMX Worlds To Remember.
04-12-2016: * Great Britain Cycling Team Announced For 2016 UCI BMX World Championships.
04-12-2016: * Bunbury, Australia:- Lauren Reynolds To Compete At 2016 World Championships.
04-12-2016: * Ipswich, Australia:- Support From Home For Junior BMX Champion.
04-12-2016: * Mackay, Australia:- Melinda McLeod Off To World Championships.
04-12-2016: * Bendigo, Australia:- Australian BMX Team Selection For Bendigos Matt White.
04-11-2016: * Australian Olympic Committee: 2016 UCI BMX World Championships Team.
04-06-2016: * Keilor Park, Victoria, Australia:- Young BMX Star Reaches New Heights.
04-04-2016: * FishHawk, Florida USA:- Nine-Year-Old Headed To BMX World Championship.
03-31-2016: * Darwin, Australia:- Junior BMX Riders Heading To World Championships In Colombia.
03-31-2016: * USA BMX: Info For Team USA 2016 BMX World Championships - Registration, Hotels.
03-31-2016: * USA BMX: Announcing Team USA For The 2016 BMX World Championships.
03-31-2016: * USA Cycling: 2016 UCI BMX World Championships Event Information Page.
03-30-2016: * Cambridge, Minnesota USA:- BMX Rider To Represent U.S. In World Championships.
03-25-2016: * Redbull News:- 2016 UCI BMX World Championships Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia.
05-00-2016: * 2016 UCI BMX World Championships Medellin, Colombia Event Information Page.
05-00-2016: * 2016 UCI BMX World Championships Competition Guide: Medellin, Colombia.PDF
05-00-2016: * Note: - This Is A BMX Olympic Ranking Points Event For The 2016 Rio Olympics.
05-00-2016: * Results For UCI BMX World Championships Medellin, Colombia: * www.bmx-results.com

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = May 2016 ~~~)

* City Gets Grant To Connect Downtown Paths With South Corvallis.
Corvallis, Oregon USA -- 05/20/2016
Efforts to add to bicycle and pedestrian connectivity between downtown and South Corvallis
just got a big boost. The Corvallis City Council on Monday night approved the receipt of a
grant for more than $700,000 that will allow the city to move forward on long-planned work
to connect the path near the riverfront with Crystal Lake Park.

* Rocky Top BMX Racing.
Mountain Home, Idaho USA -- 05/18/2016
The Rocky Top BMX track in Mountain Home hosted the Leukemia and Lymphoma
"Race for Life" bike race on Sunday. About 30 racers, coming to town from places as
far away as Utah, battled each other. plus 30 mile per hour wind gusts and some light rain.

* Board Says No Contact Between Holyk And Patrol Car.
Spokane, Washington USA -- 05/17/2016
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Citizen Advisory and Review Board released its findings on
Tuesday after reviewing the Ryan Holyk case. Holyk died while riding his bike at E Sprague
Avenue and North Vista Road in Spokane Valley on May 23, 2014. The cause of Holyk’s
death has been questioned consistently since the incident. ( More )

* Middleton Welcomes Massive Skate Park.
Middleton, Idaho USA -- 05/14/2016
Scooter riders and skateboarders huddled next to Middleton City Council members to
christen the city's massive new skate park park on Saturday. The skate park, which has
several rails and ramps and a bowl, is located across from the Middleton Middle School.

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Montpellier, France

The opening round of the inaugural
UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup
saw breath-taking performances from
some of the worlds best pro BMX riders
in Montpellier, France on May 7th, 2016.
Sundays finals were cancelled due to bad
weather, but still it was amazing. ( More )

Added Note: - Some Questions ? Arise:
Could The BMX Freestyle Park Be Added In To The Olympics Program? - If So,
Could The BMX Racing In The Olympics Program Days Be Numbered? -Or- Could
Both, BMX Racing -And- BMX Freestyle Park Coexist In The Olympics Program?
- Only Time Will Tell.

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( UCI BMX Supercross World Cup #03 - Papendal, Netherlands May 07th-08th, 2016 )
You Can Watch This BMX Race Event Via On: ( BMX Live.tv - Webcast )

* YouTube Videos Playlist: - UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup 3 - Papendal, Netherlands. = Videos.

* BMX Mania.com Report Page: - UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup #03 Papendal, Netherlands. = Photos.

05-10-2016: * Sky Sports:- Quillan Isidore Makes Progress At UCI BMX Supercross WC.
05-09-2016: * UCI News:- The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Chronicle Papendal.
05-08-2016: * USA Cycling:- Alise Post Top American At Supercross World Cup In Papendal.
05-08-2016: * New Zealand Herald:- BMXer Sarah Walker Plays It Safe, Misses Semis.
05-08-2016: * Cycling New Zealand:- Safety-First Return For Walker, No Luck For Men At WC.
05-08-2016: * BMX Australia:- Buchanan Finishes Second To Local Hero, Retains BMX WC Lead.
05-08-2016: * British Cycling:- Phillips Out In Quarter-Finals At Papendal UCI BMX Supercross WC.
05-08-2016: * Australian Olympic Committee:- Buchanan On Track Third Successive BMX Victory.
05-08-2016: * Cycling New Zealand:- Walker Safely Through First Comeback Test In World Cup.
05-07-2016: * New Zealand Herald:- Cycling Sarah Walker Returns To BMX Track In Papendal.
05-07-2016: * BMX Australia:- Buchanan On Track Third Successive BMX World Cup Victory.
05-07-2016: * British Cycling:- Liam Phillips Fifth In Papendal UCI BMX Supercross Time Trial.
05-06-2016: * Australia:- BMXer Caroline Buchanan Keen To End Run Of Outs In Netherlands.
05-06-2016: * New Zealand:- The Dutch BMX Track Will Suit The Kiwi Riders Says Coach.
05-05-2016: * British Cycling:- Quillan Isidore Ready To Play To Strengths In Papendal.
05-05-2016: * Olympic Medallist Sam Willoughby Set To Show Pre-Rio Form This Weekend.
05-03-2016: * Guide: Great Britain Cycling Team At Papendal UCI BMX Supercross World Cup.
05-03-2016: * Australian Olympic Committee:- Reynolds Looking To Cement 2nd Olympic Berth.
04-20-2016: * Great Britain Cycling Team Named For UCI BMX Supercross World Cup In Papendal.
05-00-2016: * 2016 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Competition Guide - Papendal, Netherlands.PDF
05-00-2016: * Note: - This Is A BMX Olympic Ranking Points Event For The 2016 Rio Olympics.
05-00-2016: * Results For UCI BMX Supercross #3 Papendal, Netherlands: * www.bmx-results.com

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ABA-USA BMX Mile High Nationals Supercross Series
Grand Junction, Colorado USA April 29th - May 01st, 2016.

-- Joris Daudet and Alise Post earned the mens and womens Elite titles on Friday.
-- Joris Daudet and Lauren Reynolds earned the mens and womens Elite titles on Saturday.

* Watch-Replay YouTube Live Video: - 2016 USA BMX Mile High Nationals Day 3.
* Watch-Replay YouTube Live Video: - 2016 USA BMX Mile High Nationals Day 2.
* Watch-Replay YouTube Live Video: - 2016 USA BMX Mile High Nationals Day 1.
* YouTube Videos Playlist: - ABA-USA BMX Mile High Nationals Supercross Series. = All Videos.

* Results: - ABA-USA BMX Mile High Nationals Supercross Series.
* ABA-USA BMX: - Mile High Nationals Race Report and Photos.
* FB Photos Day 01: - ABA-USA BMX Mile High Nationals Supercross Series.
* FB Photos Day 02: - ABA-USA BMX Mile High Nationals Supercross Series.

05-02-2016: * Chase Bicycles:- Joris Wins Both Days At USA BMX Mile High SX.
05-01-2016: * The Daily Sentinel: - Competitors Laud Event, Course At Grand Valley BMX Competition.
05-01-2016: * The Daily Sentinel:- Lawsuit Won’t Affect Events, Operator Says.
05-01-2016: * KKCO NBC 11 News: - BMX: Mile High Nationals.
05-01-2016: * Western Slope Now: - Olympians Qualify In Grand Junction.
04-30-2016: * Western Slope Now: - Grand Valley BMX Hosts Olympic Qualifying Race.
04-28-2016: * The Daily Sentinel: - Mile High Nationals This Weekend.
04-28-2016: * PR Web: - USA BMX Mile High Nationals Returns To Grand Junction.
04-00-2016: * Info: - ABA-USA BMX Mile High Nationals Supercross Series.
04-00-2016: * Info: - 2016 USA BMX North American Supercross Series LCQ.

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ABA-USA BMX Carolina Nationals Supercross Series
Rock Hill, South Carolina USA April 22nd - 24th, 2016.
April 24th, 2016 UCI Elite Contlnental Championships.

Nic Long -and- Alise Post earned the mens and womens titles
at the 2016 UCI Elite Contlnental Championships on Sunday.

* Watch-Replay YouTube Live Video: - 2016 USA BMX Carolina Nationals Day 3.
* Watch-Replay YouTube Live Video: - 2016 USA BMX Carolina Nationals Day 2.
* Watch-Replay YouTube Live Video: - 2016 USA BMX Carolina Nationals Day 1.
* YouTube Videos Playlist: - ABA-USA BMX Carolina Nationals Supercross Series. = All Videos.

* Results: - ABA-USA BMX Carolina Nationals Supercross Series.
* ABA-USA BMX: - Carolina Nationals Race Report and Photos.
* BMX Mania.com Report Page: USA BMX Carolina Nationals Supercross Series. = Photos.

04-25-2016: * Redline Bicycles: - Carolina Nationals Weekend Update.
04-18-2016: * WRHI News: - USA BMX National Series Returns To Rock Hill On Friday.
04-00-2016: * Info: - ABA-USA BMX Carolina Nationals Supercross Series.
04-00-2016: * Info: - 2016 USA BMX North American Supercross Series LCQ.

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = April 2016 ~~~)

* Highly-Anticipated Rhodes Skate Park Opens After Remodel.
Boise, Idaho USA -- 04/23/2016
Rhodes Skate Park opened its ramps and rails on Saturday after getting a million-dollar
makeover, making it a top-notch skating spot. Despite Saturday's cold, wet weather, hundreds
came out to celebrate the "board breaking" ceremony Downtown. The park is a huge addition.

* Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For Rhodes To Be Held On April 23rd.
Boise, Idaho USA -- 04/21/2016
Rhodes Skatepark will be officially opened at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held at noon
on Saturday, April 23rd, 2016. Boise Mayor David Bieter will be accompanied
by the J.A. Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation and the Boise Skate Board Association
to open up the park for use that skateboarders have been patiently waiting for.

* CSI Students Dedicate Their Saturday To Sprucing Up Sites Around The City.
Twin Falls, Idaho USA -- 04/17/2016
They arrived by bus and van to paint and clean and organize at the YMCA, help prepare
a living wall at the College of Southern Idaho and set up donations at the refugee center.
They came with shovels in hand and a fresh sky above their heads, landscaping with the
Habitat for Humanity of the Magic Valley and helping shape up the city’s BMX park.

* Sneak Peak: Rhodes Skate Park Nearing Completion.
Boise, Idaho USA -- 04/15/2016
Construction to revitalize Rhodes Skate Park has taken all winter and as the weather
turns skate boarders are hungrily eyeing the near-completed park, but the cement
features may bring more to Boise than a cool place to ride a board.

* Professional BMX Riders Bring Positive Message To South Umpqua High School.
Roseburg, Oregon USA -- 04/05/2016
Professional bicycle riders were doing dangerous tricks Monday at South Umpqua High School
as part of a BMX presentation with a positive message. The National Guard teamed up with
BMX riders using tricks to promote the message: Always do the right thing.

* Skatepark Design Finished: Construction Set To Begin June 2016 At Riverside Park.
Cashmere, Washington USA -- 04/02/2016
Evergreen Skateparks, the designer and contractor for the Cashmere skatepark, has completed
the design phase of the project and is set to begin construction in June. The $150,000 skatepark
is part of the Riverside Park improvements that the city received a $250,000 match grant from the
state in 2015. The entire project will cost $500,000. The park improvements also include new
restrooms, playground equipment, new grass and a larger parking lot.

* Biking Tracks Proposed For Cartwright Park.
Seaside, Oregon USA -- 04/01/2016
A local group of bike riders proposes to build a BMX pump track in Cartwright Park.
The 100-foot by 200-foot track would consist of a small area for children and a larger
area for adults and more experienced riders. Plans for the proposed track were outlined
by local residents Chris Quackenbush, Morgan Soller and Steven Blakesley, members
of the newly formed North Coast Trail Association, at the Seaside City Council.

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Redmond, Oregon USA

ABA-USA BMX Great Northwest
Nationals Returned To - Redmond
Oregon On April 08th - 10th, 2016
At Deschutes County Expo Center
Indoor, The Bank Of The Cascades
Center Arena. Lots Of Smiles Seen.
See Results And Reports + ( More )
Redmond, Oregon USA

ABA-USA BMX Great Northwest
Nationals Is Returning To Redmond
Oregon This April 08th - 10th, 2016
At - Deschutes County Expo Center
Indoor - In - Bank Of The Cascades
Center Arena. - Be Ready! - See You
At The Track. (~ More Information ~)

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( UCI BMX Supercross World Cup #02 - Manchester, UK April 09th-10th, 2016 )
You Can Watch This BMX Race Event Via On: ( BMX Live.tv - Webcast )

* YouTube Videos Playlist: - UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup 2 - Manchester, UK..

* BMX Mania.com Report Page: - UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup 2 Manchester, UK. = Photos.

04-12-2016: * UCI News: UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Chronicle Manchester.
04-12-2016: * BMX Australia: - Manchester World Cup, The Team Perspective.
04-11-2016: * Chase BMX Race Report UCI BMX World Cup #2 Manchester, UK.
04-11-2016: * GT Bicycles: Prince Liam Takes The Top Spot At UCI BMX World Cup.
04-10-2016: * Phillips and Buchanan Triumph At Manchester UCI BMX Supercross.
04-10-2016: * Three Medals For USA At Round Two Of BMX Supercross World Cup.
04-10-2016: * Australian Olympic Committee: A Three-Peat For Caroline Buchanan.
04-10-2016: * Three-Peat For Buchanan In Manchester As Aussie Worlds Team Named.
04-10-2016: * Liam Phillips Wins Fourth Consecutive UCI BMX Supercross World Cup.
04-10-2016: * FB Photos 5:- UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup Stop #2 In Manchester UK. = Photos.
04-09-2016: * Canada's Tory Nyhaug Claims Second Consecutive Time Trial Victory.
04-09-2016: * FB Photos 4:- UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup Stop #2 In Manchester UK. = Photos.
04-09-2016: * Evans 7th In Time Trial At UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Manchester.
04-09-2016: * Buchanan Third In BMX Time Trial Seven Aussies Into Manchester UK.
04-09-2016: * FB Photos 3:- UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup Stop #2 In Manchester UK. = Photos.
04-09-2016: * Im Ready To Stop Talking And Ride Liam Phillips Looks For A Home Win.
04-08-2016: * FB Photos 2:- UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup Stop #2 In Manchester UK. = Photos.
04-08-2016: * FB Photos 1:- UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup Stop #2 In Manchester UK. = Photos.
04-08-2016: * Cycling Irish BMX Rider To Compete At UCI World Cup In Manchester UK.
04-08-2016: * Phillips Eyeing Further Home Success At Manchester BMX Supercross WC.
04-08-2016: * What To Expect When The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Comes Town.
04-07-2016: * BMX Australia: Frieswyk On Track For UCI BMX World Cup Manchester.
04-06-2016: * British Cycling: Phillips: Im Ready To Race The 2016 UCI BMX World Cup.
04-06-2016: * MEN: Win Tickets To The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup In Manchester.
04-06-2016: * Australian Olympic Committee: Aussies Are Ready To Ride In Manchester.
04-05-2016: * BMX Australia: BMX World Cup In Manchester: What You Need To Know.
04-05-2016: * ITV News: - Kyle Evans Competes At The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup.
04-04-2016: * Guide: Great Britain Cycling Team Manchester UCI BMX Supercross W.C. 2
03-31-2016: * BMX World Cup Hopes To Give Teens A Front Row Seat And Boost Chances.
03-29-2016: * BMX World Cup Comes To Manchester National Cycling Centre April 9th-10th.
03-23-2016: * British Cycling Announces Team For UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Stop #2.
03-22-2016: * Bike Biz: - Manchester Set BMX World Cup To Get £28,000 Legacy Programme.
10-20-2015: * 2016 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Manchester Tickets Now On General Sale.
04-00-2016: * 2016 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Competition Guide - Manchester, UK .PDF
04-00-2016: * Note: - This Is A BMX Olympic Ranking Points Event For The 2016 Rio Olympics.
04-00-2016: * Results For UCI BMX Supercross #2 Manchester, UK: ---- * www.bmx-results.com

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03-30-2016: * The UCI Announces Rounds Of Maiden UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup.
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is pleased to reveal the dates of the 2016 UCI BMX
Freestyle Park World Cup. The first edition of the UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup will
be part of the FISE World Series, the International Festival of Extreme Sports organised for
nearly 20 years by French company Hurricane Action Sports. It will take riders to four cities
and will be a springboard for the UCI Urban Cycling World Championships planned for 2017.

• May 04th-08th, 2016 - Montpellier, France:
• July 21st-23rd, 2016 - Osijek, Croatia:
• September 03rd-05th, 2016 - Denver, USA:
• September 16th-18th, 2016 - Edmonton, Canada:
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* UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup: Final Round In China Confirmed.
~ News From Aigle, Switzerland - Union Cycliste Internationale ( UCI ) - 05/19/2016.

* 2016 UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup Under Way.
~ News From Montpellier, France - Union Cycliste Internationale ( UCI ) - 05/10/2016.

* Fise World Series Extreme Sports Competition Announces Denver As First-Ever U.S. Stop.
~ News From Denver, Colorado USA ( PRNewswire + FWS ) -- 04/13/2016

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( UCI BMX Supercross World Cup #01 - Santiago Del Estero, Argentina March 25th-26th, 2016 )
You Can Watch This BMX Race Event Via On: ( BMX Live.tv - Webcast )

* YouTube Videos Playlist: - UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup 1 - Santiago del Estero

* BMX Mania.com Report Page: - UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup 1 Santiago del Estero = Photos.

03-29-2016: * UCI News: The 2016 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Chronicle: Round One.
03-26-2016: * Team USA: Corben Sharrah And Connor Fields Dominate At BMX World Cup.
03-26-2016: * USA Cycling:- Corben Sharrah, Connor Fields Go 1 And 2 At Supercross #1.
03-26-2016: * Caroline Buchanan Fires Rio Warning Shot, Wins First BMX World Cup 2016.
03-26-2016: * FB Photos 2:- UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup 1 In Santiago del Estero Argentina. = Photos.
03-26-2016: * Chase BMX Race Report – UCI BMX World Cup #1 Santiago Del Estero, Argentina.
03-26-2016: * Buchanan Beats Pajon At Opening UCI BMX Supercross World Cup In Argentina.
03-26-2016: * Rio Olympics 2016: BMX Star Caroline Buchanan Riding Road To Games Success.
03-26-2016: * Australian Olympic Committee: Buchanan Fires Rio Warning Shot At World Cup.
03-26-2016: * Evans and Whyte Exit In Quarter-Finals At UCI BMX Supercross World Cup.
03-26-2016: * Radio New Zealand: NZ Champion Trent Jones Taken Out At BMX World Cup.
03-26-2016: * Radio New Zealand: T. Jones and Matt Cameron Reach World Cup 2nd Round.
03-26-2016: * New Zealand: Jones, Cameron Qualify In Opening BMX Supercross World Cup.
03-26-2016: * Olympian Buchanan Edged Out For BMX Time Trial Victory By Slender Margin.
03-25-2016: * Colombian Olympic Champion Pajon Wins Time Trial BMX Supercross Event...
03-25-2016: * FB Photos 1:- UCI BMX Supercross Word Cup 1 In Santiago del Estero Argentina. = Photos.
03-24-2016: * iLike Interview - Magalie Pottier: Before The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup 1.
03-24-2016: * Reuters: - BMX Queen Of The Dirt Caroline Buchanan Eyes Rio Redemption.......
03-24-2016: * Aussie To Celebrate 18th Birthday Racing BMX Olympic Hopefuls In Argentina...
03-22-2016: * Guide: GB Cycling Team At Santiago del Estero UCI BMX Supercross World Cup..
03-22-2016: * The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Chronicle: - Round #1 Santiago del Estero.....
03-17-2016: * Liam Phillips To Miss Start Of BMX Supercross World Cup With Olympics In Min
03-14-2016: * GB Team Named For UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Opener Santiago del Estero
03-01-2016: * Note: As Of 03-01-2016 The Website ( sxsantiagodelestero.com.ar ) Does Not Work..
03-00-2016: * 2016 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Competition Guide Santiago del Estero.PDF
03-00-2016: * Note: - This Is A BMX Olympic Ranking Points Event For The 2016 Rio Olympics...
03-00-2016: * Results For UCI BMX Supercross #1 Santiago Del Estero: - * www.bmx-results.com

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = March 2016 ~~~)

* Kids Learn To Safely Shred At Skateboard Summer Camp.
Seattle, Washington USA -- 03/30/2016
In a city where it rains 9 months a year, learning to skateboard can be extra-tricky.
But inside Seattle's only indoor skatepark, the conditions are always prime for a sport
Marshall Reid has loved his entire life.

* Bellingham Runners Race To Support BMX Track For Upcoming Spring Season.
Bellingham, Washington USA -- 03/28/2016
Runners and BMX enthusiasts gathered at the Bellingham BMX track on Saturday
to help fundraise for the upcoming racing season. The race was the final of five 5K races
held at the track this year. Bellingham Triathlon Club member Glenn Gervais started the
5K Winter Trail Run Series last year when he and his friends were building a cyclocross
track at Bellingham BMX. Cyclocross is a race about longevity, Gervais said, because it
has more participants than BMX, which is focused on jumps and has fewer racers.

* X Games Champ Showcasing His Sport To Eastern Idaho .
Idaho Falls, Idaho USA -- 03/25/2016
A two-time X Games Big Air BMX gold medalist is bringing his sport to eastern Idaho
for the second consecutive year. The event takes place April 15 and 16 at Holt Arena.

* Othello Selects Contractor For Skate Park Construction.
Othello, Washington USA -- 03/18/2016
At its regular meeting Monday, the Othello City Council voted unanimously to award
the contract for the construction of the Dan Dever Memorial Skatepark to William
Emfinger Construction, of Lafayette, La. The firm was the only bidder, submitting
a project bid of about $269,000.

* Raleigh USA To Launch Online Sales In Mid-April.
Kent, Washington USA ( BRAIN )-- 03/09/2016
Raleigh USA told its dealers Tuesday that it would begin selling bicycles online to
consumers who would then pick them up at a participating Raleigh dealer. Dealers
will also be able to sell bikes valued at more than $1,000 at retail on their own websites.

* Skate Park Opens Gate To BMX Bicyclists.
Mukilteo, Washington USA -- 03/02/2016
The Mukilteo YMCA is inviting BMX bicyclists to practice their jumps from 2-5 p.m.
on Sunday, March 6, at “The Muk” Skate Park. This is the first time the Y has allowed
BMX bicycles in the park. Skateboards, scooters and rollerblades are also welcome.

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ABA-USA BMX Gator Nationals Supercross Series
In Oldsmar, Florida USA February 19th - 21st, 2016.
Feb. 21st USA Cycling Elite National Championships.

Connor Fields -and- Alise Post earned the mens and womens titles at
the 2016 USA Cycling Elite BMX National Championships on Sunday.

* Watch-Replay YouTube Live Video: - 2016 USA BMX Gator Nationals Day 3.
* Watch-Replay YouTube Live Video: - 2016 USA BMX Gator Nationals Day 2.
* Watch-Replay YouTube Live Video: - 2016 USA BMX Gator Nationals Day 1.
* YouTube Videos Playlist: - ABA-USA BMX Gator Nationals Supercross Series. = All Videos.

* Results: - ABA-USA BMX Gator Nationals Supercross Series.
* ABA-USA BMX: - Gator Nationals Race Report and Photos.
* BMX Mania.com Report Page: USA BMX Gator Nationals Supercross Series. = Photos.

02-24-2016: * Suncoast News: - BMXers Pack Oldsmar Park Last Weekend.
02-24-2016: * Tampa Bay News: - Oldsmar Hosts Gator Nationals BMX Race.
02-23-2016: * Oldsmarconnect: - Oldsmar BMX Event First Step On The Road To Rio.
02-22-2016: * WJON: - Alise Post Makes Olympic Statement With BMX National Title.
02-22-2016: * BMX Australia: - Willoughby Clinches A Pair Of BMX Wins, Aussie Women Podium.
02-21-2016: * USA Cycling: - Fields, Post Take Elite BMX Crowns.
02-21-2016: * SC Times: - Post Makes Olympic Statement With BMX National Title.
02-20-2016: * Tampabay News Video: - Catching Air Over Mounds Of Dirt.
02-19-2016: * AP: - Post, Fields Headline BMX Nationals Field Ahead Of Olympics.
02-19-2016: * Oldsmarconnect: - 2016 USA BMX Gator Nationals Kicks Off Today In Oldsmar.
02-18-2016: * Tampabay News: - Oldsmar BMX Track Hosts Gator Nationals This Weekend.
02-17-2016: * PR Web: - USA BMX Gator Nationals Return To Oldsmar.
02-00-2016: * Info: - ABA-USA BMX Gator Nationals - Supercross Series.
02-00-2016: * Info: - 2016 USA BMX North American Supercross Series LCQ.

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = February 2016 ~~~)

* Union Gap Skate Park Estimated At $192K, Donation Drive Continues.
Union Gap, Washington USA -- 02/25/2016
Union Gap is closer to rolling on a new skate park after initial designs and an estimated
price tag of $192,000 were released earlier this month. The city has about $40,000 in donations,
grants and allocated funding for the project, as well as a $25,000 commitment for in-kind
services such as labor and materials being provided from the city.

* Indoor Skate Park Opens In Idaho Falls.
Idaho Falls, Idaho USA -- 02/24/2016
Hoping to give enthusiasts like himself a better place to practice their art, he
recently opened Skate Hard Idaho, a 2,200-square-foot indoor skate park run by
skateboarders and open only to skateboarders. Skate Hard Idaho is at 1550 Jones
Street, Unit H, in Idaho Falls and is open Wednesday through Sunday.

* New Tulalip Skate Park Named After Woman Who Pushed Tribe To Build It.
Tulalip, Washington USA -- 02/22/2016
Debra Bartos son, Shane McLean, said his mom weathered the trauma of growing up on
the Tulalip Reservation before Native American heritage was as accepted as it is now.
Like skateboarding, you get hurt and fall down, but she got up and kept on riding,.
Shane said at the dedication of the new $400,000 skate park in her honor Feb. 19.

* Local BMX Biker Is In The Big Leagues.
Portland, Oregon USA -- 02/18/2016
By day, 10-year-old Josh Trerisek is a fifth-grader at Archer Glen Elementary, but on
the weekends, he puts on a helmet and races his BMX bike, ranking 12th in the nation
in his class and winning the Presidents Cup at the Tulsa Sports Commission Sooner
BMX Nationals in Oklahoma on Jan. 24.

* Larson Rejoins Accell North America As Territory Manager.
Kent, Washington USA ( BRAIN ) -- 02/18/2016
Accell North America has hired former Raleigh sales rep Mike Larson as territory manager
for Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. I just spent a week traveling through Michigan
with Mike. Were very happy to have him back at Accell North America, said Alan Rowland.

* Respected Portland Bike Rider Ken Pliska Suffers Major Stroke.
Portland, Oregon USA -- 02/17/2016
Ken Pliska, known to many people for his involvement with cycling in the Portland area since
the 1970s, is currently in the hospital recovering from a major stroke. Pliska is most well-known
in the BMX scene where hes been a competitor and helps introduce young riders to the sport.

* City Of Boise Eyes Future Of New Skatepark.
Boise, Idaho USA -- 02/15/2016
Less than a mile from JUMP in downtown Boise is a construction project that crews are working
hard on. Rhodes Park has always been a rough patch of concrete underneath the freeway that local
skateboarders and BMX riders saw an opportunity to utilize.

* Snoqualmie Closer To Adding New Skateboard Park.
Snoqualmie, Washington USA -- 02/11/2016
The city of Snoqualmie is one step closer to adding a skateboard park to the existing 33-acre
community park next to the YMCA. Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson and the rest of the City
Council voted unanimously to allow seattle-based developer Grindline to create bid documents
for the park at the Feb. 8 council meeting.

* Boise Skateboard Association Launches New Interactive Website.
Boise, Idaho USA -- 02/03/2016
The Boise Skateboard Association launched a new website. Boiseskateboardassociation.com
features live-action videos and an interactive “Skatepark Finder” so skateboard enthusiasts
can find the closest parks and easily check their amenities online.

* County, Lake Stevens Plan Overhaul Of Cavelero Hill Park.
Lake Stevens, Washington USA -- 02/02/2016
Eventually, the goal is to build a BMX track, The BMX track, which also would
be covered, is slated to be built after the skate park but before the shops.

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = January 2016 ~~~)

* Plans Keep Rolling For New Issaquah Skateboard Park.
Issaquah, Washington USA -- 01/27/2016
The City Council moved Jan. 19 to accept a $75,000 King County Youth Sports Facilities
Grant to help pay for the cost of a $525,000 new skateboard park at Tibbetts Valley Park.

* Strider Announces 2016 Toddler Race Series Dates.
Rapid City, South Dakota USA ( BRAIN ) -- 01/19/2016
Strider Bikes has three locations and dates confirmed in its 2016 Strider Cup,
a national Strider Bike racing series for toddlers and children. Strider Cups:
· Saturday, June 11: Lincoln, Neb., at the Railyard
· Saturday, June 25: Salt Lake City at Pioneer Park
· Saturday, July 9: Spokane, Wash. at Riverfront Park
For further information: www.striderbikes.com/events

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