Autobiographies

Nigel Sylvester Doesn't Need BMX Contests

On this episode of VICE's 'Autobiographies' series, we sit down with the rider from Jamaica, Queens, who captured Dave Mirra's attention and took the BMX world by storm.

by VICE Staff
05 October 2016, 12:00am

On this episode of VICE's Autobiographies series, we sit down with Nigel Sylvester, a kid from Jamaica, Queens, who captured Dave Mirra's attention and took the BMX world by storm. Sylvester talks about how his upbringing influenced his passion for BMX riding, the racial stereotypes he's challenged throughout his career, and how he's developed an unconventional take on the competitive sport.

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