today=new Date(); 18 year old James Palmer is a Yess BMX Canadian Factory Team Rider with multiple National ABA Championship Titles to his name. He started riding BMX with his friends at 10 years old. James Palmer: At the end of 2017 I was looking for a new brand to build a relationship with as I had no sponsor at the time. Lifetime Achievement Winner: James Palmer, corporate vice president and former CFO, Northrop Grumman (Video) Meet the corporate vice president and former chief financial officer of … Drew Bezanson. Sarah Walker OLY (born 10 July 1988) is a New Zealand BMX racer.A competitor at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics, she won silver in the Women's BMX at the latter event. Those two years there was a lot of growth from my competitors, and I felt that taking that time away definitely set me back a small margin. First Skills Clinic of 2018 - James Palmer & Tory Nyhaug We are super exicited that local Olympians James Palmer and Tory Nyhaug will be at NSBMX to host an incredible 3 hour skills clinic. About James Palmer. favorite this post Nov 30 EXCELLENT CONDITION BMX FLEX BIKE $85 (Surrey) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. A: Personally, my enjoyment for coaching comes from seeing kids or adults push their abilities and learn new things that they didn’t think was possible on a bike, and the gratification that comes along with it for the kids. Jamie only competed in BMX events for fun. $750. Look for him trying out crazy tricks on the vlog soon, and, hopefully in a few years, flying even higher in a race for Olympic gold. James Cameron. Currently side-lined, after a sprinting incident while in Paris for the recent UCI Supercross World Cup, James Palmer is aiming to be back on the gate for Canada at the upcoming Zolder World Championships or maybe the even the earlier, Canadian National Champs. Gaby Malenfant, … Q: When did you first start racing BMX? “Being the top Canadian at that point too was really cool.”. All BMX Parts; BMX Bikes; Frames; Cranks; All Brands; Latest Reviews; Top Reviewers; News. Consider a small monthly contribution to support your local journalists. A: One of the hardest parts of not only BMX racing, but most sports, is definitely the mental side of racing 7 other people. Internet Web Solutions, Copyright © Name: James Palmer Sponsors: Clayborn Bicycles / Answer Bmx Mechanic: PalmDog Millionaire How did you end up on Clayborn bikes? It was a super cool experience.”. A: I continue to stay involved in Ski Racing and Soccer, but I do not race anymore. By Misti Hurst, October 9, 2013. Join Facebook to connect with James Palmer and others you may know. He won 13 gold medals in the BMX Vert event at the X Games , and one gold medal for Vert Best Trick. Hosted by Tory Nyhaug and James Palmer. Q: When did you first start racing BMX? Sign in or register for your free account, North Van rider gunning for a spot in the 2020 Olympic Games, North Vancouver’s James Palmer rips around a track while competing for Canada on the World Cup BMX circuit. What do you enjoy about coaching? 25 Apr 1997: Men BMX Freestyle: CHIPMAN Jaden. James Palmer has competed at every UCI BMX World Championship since 2014, posting his best result in 2017 when he advanced to the semifinals. Australian BMX Association. Tory had been riding for Ssquared/Answer for a few years and spoke good things about John Sawyer and crew. favorite this post Nov 29 Personally, I did not come away with the end result I would have liked, but it was a blast getting on the SX track with the best in the world. 18 year old James Palmer is a Yess BMX Canadian Factory Team Rider with multiple National ABA Championship Titles to his name. Jamie Bestwick (born 8 July 1971 in Nottingham, United Kingdom) is a British BMX rider. $0 pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. A: At the time, BMX tracks were more accessible, BMX was less expensive and my mom thought it wouldn’t be as dangerous. (Can’t see the video? In saying this though, I feel that until you get to the teenager stage, it is all about having fun and developing at your own rate. $0 pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. When you know there are 7 other people in the gate that will do anything to beat you, you must be mentally tough to get in the gate and perform. 16 in the world. Q: How much does the proper bike/gear come into play when racing BMX? Canada's BMX squad began their 2018 season on March 31st and April 1st with the first two rounds of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup, which took place in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France, less than an … usa bmx Join # USABMX & # BMXCanada in wishing James Palmer #66 a Happy Birthday! Q: What is the most challenging thing for you in your sport? Despite the crash, Palmer gained confidence from the showing, having advanced through several rounds of racing against the world’s top riders to make the semifinals on one of the toughest tracks in North America. “I had to get the coach to fix a bunch of things on it. Website Developed A: My only regret in BMX, was taking a couple years during my early teens to turn my focus away from BMX and onto soccer. Do you prefer coaching the little kids or the old farts? $85. James Palmer Clayborn BMX frame $225 (NV) hide this posting restore restore this posting. Cycling - BMX, Cycling - Track Amelia Walsh . The sport showcases a series of aerial and ground stunts that will definitely continue to evolve in the years to come. Follow. All; News; Feature Stories; Member Blogs ; Press Releases; Forum; More The Shop / Deals; Vital Products; Accessibility Widget; Toggle. Favorite Quotes. James Palmer (66) on his way to winning the Elite men's national title "I got into BMX racing because I originally wanted to race motocross, but my mom thought BMX was a safer alternative. There really is nothing I can do to thank them enough for everything they do for me! James Palmer is on Facebook. The Canadian National team and I did take this year off of doing the World Cup series (other than the finals) to better prep ourselves for the coming seasons where we are planning to attend the World Cup circuit. Global Rank: 6562nd Overall. The 8th Australian BMX Championships were held in Canberra, ACT on April 18, 19, 20. What’s next for you and your racing? Archives from James Palmer. Here we find out more about him, and the heart pounding, high speed, contact sport of BMX racing. It is a contact sport for all ages, skill levels and can be fun for the entire family. North Vancouver’s James Palmer rips around a track while competing for Canada on the World Cup BMX circuit. That brings us to this past weekend which was highlighted by the Qiansen Trophy race in China. favorite this post Nov 30 3x BMX Misc. Featured Athletes. Q: Biggest disappointment? MotoMum. I will say, now that I have gotten to a higher level of competition, stressful times do come along with the sport when you do not perform the way you would like, but the time that it does work out makes up for much more than the stressful times. The strong showing came after Palmer had a rough start to the day, wrecking his bike in a crash during a pre-race practice session. favorite this post Nov 30 3x BMX … 4, 2018 Canadian BMX Team To Take On Four World Cups. 03 Nov 1994: Women BMX Time Trial: MECHIELSEN Drew. May. Back on the North Shore now for a few weeks of rest before heading south to San Diego for off-season training, Palmer has resumed his hobby of vlogging, posting quick videos describing what life is like for a full-time BMX racer. He started riding BMX with his friends at 10 years old. Coaching has helped improve my own observation skills to assist other riders with their strengths and weaknesses but also helps me observe my competition as well as learn from some of the top athletes from around the world. North Shore BMX News. 832 posts; 9,125 followers; 432 following; James Palmer Jsp66 / PDM Canadian BMX Racer #YVR There is no benefit of drafting or trading places “breaking the wind” up front on a short BMX lap. About James . X Games star R-Willy prepares for Australia's first Nitro World Games. Bassingbourn Village College. Canada’s fastest BMX racer on the Elite circuit and half of the infamous Coffee Chatter Podcast … it turns out that James Palmer possesses the perfect combination of abilities to Rate the Competition … or. “Luckily BMX is an outdoor sport, so you’re able to social distance,” he said. When the North Shore News caught up with him he was on his way to film his latest vlog, a game of B-I-K-E on a local track, a slightly riskier variation of the basketball shooting game of H-O-R-S-E. “A lot of people just like the behind-the-scenes stuff that we do. by I.W.S.