Tip-toeing along the edge of it on Friday, hundreds of sun-tanning baby frogs leapt out of my way, jumping back into the murky waters. All except for one. His name was Jeremiah - and when he grows up, he plans to be a bullfrog. If you know the song well - he would become a good friend of mine.
As it turns out, Jeremiah is a huge BMX fan - which should be obvious, since he lives in the infield of a BMX track. Like most Lincoln locals, he was just as excited to watch the Cornhusker National, as he is on a Saturday when the Huskers play football. Jeremiah is also a loyal reader of PULL magazine and is up on all of the latest BMX stats and point standings.
In Amateur boys, four of the current Top-10 Ams were in attendance this weekend, and this baby Bullfrog was stoked to see the continuance of the Ronnie -vs- Cedric Show. “The 14x mains are going to be GREAT! Cade is currently No.3 in Amateur point standings versus former No.1 Am Ronnie Kim, who surprisingly sits No.10 coming into this race,” croaked the lil’ green feller. With not many jumps for Cade to use to his advantage, Box’s Ronnie Kim would end up three-for-three on the flat-out power track. “After this weekend, Ced has beat Ronnie 13 times, compared to Ronnie beating Cedric 11 times!” exclaimed Jerry.
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GOLD CUP NORTH CENTRAL
If there is one good thing about this year’s Covid closures of states and counties, it is that tracks that might not normally have gotten a shot at hosting a National or Gold Cup event, were now given that opportunity.
2ND COMING USA BMX STOPS IN NEBRASKA ...AGAIN.
GOLD CUP SOUTHEAST
This year the DK Bicycles Gold Cup South East Finals were held at one of the fastest BMX tracks in Alabama - Circle City BMX, in Dothan. If trying to claim one of the coveted Gold Cup Plates brought you to Circle City BMX for your first time you might have been surprised when you first saw the track layout.
GOLD CUP SOUTHWEST
When you roll into the local Quiktrip and one of Tucson’s finest looks at your shirt and asks if you know Corben Sharrah, you can only be in one city in America. Often coined as the loudest city in BMX, it doesn’t matter if there is a single fan or a gaggle of Tucsonans, they know how to bring the energy.
GOLD CUP NORTHEAST
With all of the uncertainty in event planning this year, it was not a huge surprise that the DK Bicycles North East Gold Cup Finals shifted locations somewhat last minute. We were very lucky to have it and at a great location, Akron BMX in Akron, Ohio. The Big Red Truck was last here for the 2018 North East Gold Cup Finals, and the track is located in a pretty incredible location.
FALL CLASSIC NATIONALS
JUST OVER THE UTAH BORDER WE’D FIND THE WEST’S LAST STAND FOR 2020
It might not have been LaborDay, but the BMX world was anxious to finally return to the longtime Louisville tradition. ...and it was well worth the wait!
1998 HARO Monocque
“Captain America” ShowBike Custom painted by Troy Lee.
HOW TO GROW THE SPORT OF BMX RACING
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SECOND TIMES A CHARM
It just seems like yesterday that we were in Rock Hill for the Carolina Nationals and here we are again.
A walled and plant-filled courtyard is a private sanctuary for a Madison couple.
Naval Aircraft Factory N3N-3
Authenticated by its log books, an N3N that 41st U.S. President George H.W. Bush trained in is preserved and still flying—now owned by Stewart Wells.
If the Jets end up with the NFL’s worst record and land the first pick in the 2021 draft, there is a good chance they will select a quarterback.
TIME TO LAMENT
Reconciliation through Mourning
Engine Room Fire Disables Canadian Bulk Carrier Near Detroit
The Canada-flagged bulk carrier Tecumseh lost propulsion and briefly went adrift in the Detroit River after a fire in the engine room.
GSA Upended In Semifinal Overtime Thriller
Bangor—The George Stevens Academy boys basketball team’s post-season run was ended in a 58-60 overtime thriller against the No. 1-ranked Central Aroostook Panthers in the Class C North semifinals on February 21 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
Eagles blow by Golden Bucks
BLUE HILL—The George Stevens Academy boys basketball team took the season sweep over the Golden Bucks of Bucksport at home on Friday, January 10, with a 69-37 win.
Piel de naranja
Si tienes celulitis en alguna parte de tu cuerpo, no estás sola. La “piel de naranja” afecta al 85% de las mujeres alrededor del mundo. Conoce sus distintas causas y descubre cómo tratarla.
BRICKMAN, GRAY PRIZED RECRUITS FOR PBA 3X3
Fancied Fil-Ams Jason Brickman and Jeremiah Gray will get to bring their acts to the PBA this season via the pro league’s inaugural 3x3 tournament with Meralco and TNT Tropang Giga, respectively.
Brickman, Gray suit up for separate ballclubs
Jason Brickman and Jeremiah Gray, two players who became ineligible in the recent PBA Rookie Draft due to incomplete requirements, will suit up for separate teams in the pro league’s new 3x3 competition set to start this year.