Inspired by motocross, BMX (bicycle motorcross) racing first became popular in California in the 1960’s.
BMX offered action for very low cost & began to grow instantly. By the 1980’s, the sport had gained international popularity & in 1981, the International BMX Federation was founded. However it was decided to keep the sport under the cycling umbrella, so in 1993 BMX was fully integrated into the International Cycling Union (UCI).
BMX made its Olympic debut in 2008 during in Beijing, & is one of the fastest and youngest cycling disciplines.
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