Ryan Nyquist

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Ryan Nyquist (born March 6, 1979 in Los Gatos, California) is a professional BMX rider who has won numerous gold medals in the X Games Dirt Jumping & Bike Park events. He currently rides for Haro Bikes, Osiris Shoes, Rockstar Energy Drink, and The Jiffy Market of Los Gatos.[1]

After living in Greenville, North Carolina for a period, Nyquist returned to the San Jose, California area where he lives with his wife and sons.[2]

Nyquist has been professional since 1995 and first competed in the X Games in 1996. He is known as one of the best contest riders in the history of BMX. He has been a regular top finisher for over fifteen years. He's also known for doing groundbreaking barspin variations.[1][3]

Awards[edit]

2002[edit]

2003[edit]

  • Triple Crown of BMX-Park Champion[4]
  • Triple Crown of BMX-Dirt Champion[4]

2004[edit]

2007[edit]

2009[edit]

2012[edit]

  • Gold Medal - Grand Palais BMX Contest - Red Bull Skyline

2014[edit]

  • Winner - Red Bull Dreamline 2014

Other[edit]

Nyquist was featured on MTV Cribs and made a guest appearance as himself on the cartoon Kim Possible.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kurt Hohberger (30 October 2012). "Quicky: Ryan Nyquist". The Union. BMX Union. Retrieved 7 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Kurt Hohberger (21 November 2008). "Ryan Nyquist Interview". The Union. BMX Union. Retrieved 7 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Rouge, Buisson. "../people/Ryan Nyquist". 23mag.com. 23Mag: memories of bmx. Retrieved 7 May 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c http://expn.go.com/athletes/bios/NYQUIST_RYAN.html
  5. ^ http://www.ryannyquist.com/-/About

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