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Nicholas Long

2016 Rio Olympics
Cycling USA

Nicholas Long

Nicholas Long
  • Birth date 10/06/1989
  • Birthplace San Diego, California
  • Hometown Lakeside, California
  • Residence Lakeside, California
  • Height/Weight 6'2"/ 189 lbs

Biography

BMX racing is all in the family for the United States’ Nic Long. The Southern Calif. native was introduced to BMX by his father who would take Nic and his younger sister to a track close to their childhood home. After joining his father on the track, Long took to the sport quickly, opting for BMX over traditional team sports like baseball. A former UCI BMX Supercross World Cup winner, Long failed to make it past the quarterfinals at the London Olympics.
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Getting to know Nicholas Long

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Joined USA Cycling BMX Development Program in 2008

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2010 USA Cycling BMX national champion

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Upset former gold medalist Maris Strombergs at 2010 UCI BMX World Cup

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