We talk with Olympian Kye Whyte who won silver at the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo for BMX racing. He talks about his upbringing and the importance of a male role model and how that set him in the path to success. Growing up in Peckham isn’t always easy and he discusses his focus.
Italian Mattia Furlan is the big winner of the 2021 BMX Race Ljubljana - he won both races of the weekend, on both occasions ahead of fellow Italians. Slovenian riders are strongest in younger categories, this is where they’ve shown the most and given hard time to the strong international competition. Title of BMX Race Ljubljana report is more than just a word game, top-3 finishers from the Sunday’s UCI C1 race were in the top three positions - and in the same order - on the Italian national champs earlier in the season. Mattia Furlan was again the strongest, winning two out of three motos in the elite category on the C1 race. Martti Sciortion was fastest in the second moto and took final 2nd place, Michele Tomizioli was third.
Meet Jesse, a young budding professional BMXer with big accomplishments under his belt and even bigger plans for the future who, we are very excited to announce, is the newest member of Box’s all-star BMX lineup. We are beyond thrilled to welcome this remarkable racer and individual to the Box BMX racing team where he joins the likes of fellow pros and national champions Cameron Wood, Cole Tesar, Eddy Clerte, and Daleny Vaughn among others, and to support him on his quest for excellence.
There is so much in store for Jesse whose professional racing career is finally beginning after a year of waiting and watching due to serious injuries on top of the pandemic, and now the Box family will be there in his pit to witness, celebrate, and spur his progression each step of the way. Recently, we got the chance to chat personally with Jesse and find out all about the 2016 USA BMX National #1 Amateur's personal background, inspirations, career highlights, struggles, and what he aims to accomplish as part