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Tokyo Olympic Team - BMX Racing

Connor Fields

Elite Men's National Team Member, Rio 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist, Tokyo 2020 Olympian

D.O.B September 14, 1992
Hometown Henderson, Nevada
School University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Residence Henderson, Nevada
Pro Teams Chase Bicycles / Monster Energy

Meet the Athlete

It all started when my mom found a flyer at a local bike shop. She had gone there to get something fixed on my bike and saw a flyer advertising the Las Vegas BMX track Nellis BMX. The next week we went out there to try it and instantly I was hooked. From that first day, all I ever wanted to do was be a pro BMXer. When I wasn’t riding BMX, I was watching it, and when I wasn’t watching it, I was thinking about it. At age eleven, I stopped playing all other sports and focused only on BMX. After a knee injury forced me to miss the first half of the 2011 season, I decided to turn pro upon my return in mid 2011 and really made a full commitment to try and make my dream a reality. I am now nine years into my pro career and still love it as much as I did when I was that young kid who would ride until the street lights came on. BMX truly is in my blood. Throughout my career my parents have been my biggest supporters and I have also been blessed to work with some amazing coaches, sponsors, and supporter who have helped me achieve nearly every title it is possible to achieve in the sport of BMX racing.

What is your spirit animal?

Dogs...I love dogs, everything about them!

Dogs...I love dogs, everything about them!

What is something you would tell your younger self if you could go back in time?

Take a deep breath, and relax.

Take a deep breath, and relax.

What are your pre-race rituals?

I love listening to music before a big race.

I love listening to music before a big race.

Points of Interest

Connor Poi 1

Winning the 2016 Olympics

Winning my first USABMX Championship

Connor Poi 2
Connor Poi 3

First World Cup win post-injury

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