London 2012 - Gravity and a few fast cranks get the BMX racers up to speed in a hurry.
London 2012 - BMX cyclists hit the first jump in close formation in Heat 1 quarterfinal action on 9 August, 2012.
London 2012 - Morten Therkildsen of Denmark finds himself airborne during BMX quarterfinal action on 9 August, 2012.
London 2012 - Heat 1 competitor Raymon van der Beizen wins three runs of Heat 1 in the BMX quarterfinals and easily qualifies for the semifinals.
London 2012 - Ecuador’s Emilio Andres Falla Buchely suffers a fall during run number two of his heat 1 quarterfinal. BMX quarterfinals consist of 5 “runs” with 8 riders per heat, so Falla Buchely will have another opportunity to race if he can repair his bike.
London 2012 - Emilio Andres Falla Buchely of Ecuador struggles with bike problems during his second run in heat 1 quarterfinals.