BMX

fatherhood

Confessions of a Dumbass Dad Who Broke His Teeth Trying to Impress His Son

Or how I learned to accept my limitations instead of trying to be the cool dad.
Greg Thomas
6.15.18
Near Miss

BMX Biker's Jingle Balls Saved By Fence in Christmas Miracle

This man nearly died in a BMX stunt.
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.29.17
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.
VICE Staff
10.4.16
daily vice

We Talk to BMX Olympian Connor Fields About Racing in Rio

On this episode of 'Daily VICE' we meet up with the two-time Olympian to talk about why it's important to have motocross included in the Olympics.
VICE Staff
8.17.16
BMX

VICE Sports World News Roundup: July 6, 2016

Start your day with VICE Sports. Here's our morning roundup of the sports news from around the world.
Brian Blickenstaff
7.6.16
Mat Hoffman

Mat Hoffman Rejects Anesthesia Before Getting a Hole Drilled in His Knee

Mat Hoffman is considered to be one of the best vertical ramp riders in the history of BMX and the creator of big air. Throughout his 36 year career as a BMX rider, he’s faced serious injuries and near death experiences.
VICE Sports
6.29.16
concussions

In Action Sports, Helmets Are Only the Beginning of the CTE Conversation

The news that Dave Mirra had CTE should be a wakeup call for skaters, skiers, and bikers about the importance of concussion diagnosis and recovery.
Will Grant
5.25.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Doctors Say BMX Pioneer Dave Mirra Had CTE, the Notorious Trauma-Induced Brain Disease

This makes him the first action sports star positively diagnosed with the degenerative brain disorder more typically associated with NFL players and boxers.
VICE Staff
5.24.16
Sports

Meet the BMX Racer Raising Awareness About Concussions in Biking

"If I'm going to be forced to live this shitty existence, at least I'm going to warn people."
Luke O'Neil
5.20.16
dave mirra

Reconsidering Dave Mirra, the Miracle Boy

Growing up, I was obsessed with BMX—but I didn't like Dave Mirra. Still, the news of his suicide earlier this month hit me like a punch in the gut.
Kevin Fixler
2.22.16
action sports

Remembering Dave Mirra

The BMX icon’s apparent suicide, at the age of 41, has shocked the action sports community and “leaves a huge hole in the heart of BMX.”
Aaron Nardi
2.5.16
Sports

BMX Pioneer Dave Mirra Has Died

Police in Greenville, North Carolina, announced news of the 41-year-old BMX rider's death Thursday.
VICE Staff
2.5.16
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