Team USA

BMX Freestyle

A high-octane blend of extreme action sport and creativity: big air, perfectly timed tricks, and seamless transitions. Check out Team USA riders competing in BMX Freestyle, and the programs that help Team USA dominate international events.

Support Programs

Hard work does pay off. USA Cycling is proud to support high-performing athletes with financial, technological, and logistical programs that allow them to focus their efforts even further.

Athletes qualify for different levels of support -- Gold, Silver, Bronze, and National Development Team -- based on results. 

Program Qualification Guidelines and Benefits

***Please note that any Athlete who meets the Silver or Gold level criteria above and does not sign a National Team Athlete Agreement may still be eligible receive United States Olympic Committee benefits, but will not be considered a member of the USA Cycling National Team and may not receive any of the other USA Cycling benefits including, but not limited to, travel expenses, equipment, direct athlete support, sport science or coaching services, or sponsored products.

USA Cycling Olympic BMX Ranking

   Men's & Women's BMX Freestyle


Development Pathways

BMX Freestyle Development Pathway

For information on how to qualify or get nominated for event team participation, sponsorship programs, and other requirements, please visit the International Events page.

Key Events

April 19-21, 2019: UCI World Cup 1. Hiroshima, Japan

May 29- June 2, 2019: World Cup 2 Montpellier, France

October 31 -November 3, 2019: World Cup 3 Chengdu, China

November 6-10, 2019: World Championships Chengdu, China

Freestyle Information and links

Staff: BMX Freestyle Elite Athletics


High Performance Director, BMX Race & Freestyle

Jamie Staff, an Olympic Gold Medalist for Great Britain in 2008, leads USA Cycling’s BMX and Sprint Track programs. Jamie raced for 20 years in BMX and 7 years on the track before turning to coaching. At the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, under Jamie’s direction, USA Cycling’s BMX program won its first Gold medal, a Silver medal, and recorded two 4th place finishes. Jamie is based at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center in Chula Vista, California.  

Ryan Nyquist
BMX Freestyle Coach