Connor Fields

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Connor Fields
Connor Fields - Rio 2016.jpg
Fields at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
NationalityAmerican
Born (1992-09-14) September 14, 1992 (age 27)
Plano, Texas, U.S.
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight200 lb (91 kg)
Sport
SportCycling
Event(s)BMX
TeamChase Bicycles
UCI BMX Supercross career
Starts30
Championships1
Wins6
Podiums14
Best finish1st in 2013

Connor Fields (born September 14, 1992) is an American professional BMX racer. He represented the United States at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's BMX event and finished 7th overall.[1] He represented the United States again at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the men's BMX event. He won the gold medal in Rio de Janeiro,[2] and became the first American to win an Olympic BMX gold.[3]

Early life[edit]

Fields graduated from Green Valley High School.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Men's BMX Racing". 2012 Summer Olympics. London2012.com. Archived from the original on December 4, 2012. Retrieved August 6, 2012.
  2. ^ "Men Schedule & Results: BMX". 2016 Summer Olympics. Rio2016.com. Archived from the original on August 27, 2016. Retrieved August 20, 2016.
  3. ^ Snider, Mike. Connor Fields becomes first American BMX rider to win Olympic gold Archived 2017-03-26 at the Wayback Machine, GRINDTV.com, August 19, 2016, Retrieved 2017-03-25
  4. ^ Granger, Jesse (2016-07-29). "Going for gold: Green Valley product Fields eyes Olympic medal in BMX". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved 2017-10-03.