History of BMX

Timeline created by miharris
In History
  • Where BMX all started

    Where BMX all started
    BMX started in the late 50s and a couple kids imitating motocross races, and racing around tracks and then in the 60s BMX blew up
  • Schwinn sting-grey comes out 1963

    Schwinn sting-grey comes out 1963
  • National biking league started

    National biking league started
  • Bicycle motocross action was the first BMX Magazine made

    Bicycle motocross action was the first BMX Magazine made
  • American bicycle foundation was made

  • As the 70s ended racing was the biggest form of BMX.

    As the 70s ended racing was the biggest form of BMX.
  • E.T was put in theaters

    E.T was put in theaters
    when E.T was put in theaters it gave BMX a huge boost
  • Rad was introduced to movies giving freestyle BMX

    Rad was introduced to movies giving freestyle BMX
  • Once the 90s arrived BMX slowed down a lot

    Once the 90s arrived BMX slowed down a lot
  • First BMX big air

    First BMX big air
    Mat Hoffman wanted to try going big for the first time on an 11 foot vert ramp and he aired 13 feet over the coping
  • First X games

    First X games
    brought a whole new generation of BMX
  • BMX was introduced into the Olympics

    BMX was introduced  into the Olympics
    this brought BMX back from almost dying
  • Modern BMX

    Modern BMX
    now BMX is a lot more popular due to x games and the Olympics