BMX Articles by Date

July 2011

  • Young Icon: BMX Ripper Chase Hawk Cruises Into X Games 17 With Speed and Style


    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Don’t know about Oakley’s roots? Now’s the time for a little refresher. X Games 17 is the ultimate reminder of the company’s roots in BMX. From the company’s founding in 1975, the sport has been at the brand’s core. Whether it’s our very first product, high-tech BMX/Motocross grips, to our first athletes, BMX has been at the very heart of the Big O. So let’s take the time to introduce you to the future. Enter Chase Hawk. Oakley’s BMX ripper, known far and wide in the industry as one of the most respected riders for his sheer style, speed and fluidity, Chase is a model of what the O BMX Team stands for these days. And he’s about to drop into X Games 17’s BMX Park contest, his own way.

  • Life on the Road: O BMX Star Josh Harrington Documents Estonia Contest Trip


    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    You watch the sick footage. You’ve witnessed the intense contests. But what is it really like being a sick BMX athlete traveling to another country for a big competition in a foreign land? Chances are, you probably have no idea. Oakley’s BMX Star Josh Harrington is giving you an inside look of his recent trip to the Eastern European country of Estonia for the Simpel Sesssion Contest (Oakley-sponsored). Don’t miss this exclusive look from our friends at Defgrip.