Biography:

• Has competed at every UCI BMX World Championship since 2014, posting his best result in 2017 when he advanced to the semifinals
• Has represented Canada on the UCI BMX World Cup circuit since 2014
• Was just the second Canadian man to ever advance to a World Cup final when he placed sixth in Rock Hill in 2016; also reached the final at a 2017 World Cup race in Santiago
• Won his first Canadian title in BMX racing in 2019

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT JAMES

Getting into the Sport: Started racing BMX at age 6… Wanted to be a motocross racer but his mother thought it was too dangerous so a friend presented BMX as a safer alternative… Outside Interests: Hosts a weekly BMX podcast, Coffee Chatter, with two-time Canadian Olympian Tory Nyhaug… Odds and Ends: Favourite mottos: He who says he can, and he who says he can’t are both usually right / Train like you’ve never won, Race like you’ve never lost… Always wears red on race days…