When the IOC brought BMX racing into the Summer Games, the Olympics became a little less buttoned-up. The sport is fast, furious, and fun to watch. The world-class riders are tough and often tattooed. Learn the lingo of the BMX set and see the riders in action in this quick video. The seeding runs begin on Aug. 8, with the gold-medal races on Aug. 10. Ride on!
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