Here's the bike of Arielle's Olympic hopes and dreams - and ultimately her Olympic nightmare. The news report indicates that it was a broken chain that led to her terrible crash. You ride BMX long enough, and you will have that happen. Only, you wouldn't expect it to happen on the eve of your biggest competition.
Friday, August 3, 2012
The story is reported here in her hometown newspaper(Salt Lake City, Utah)... Deseret News
Thursday update: Martin on her way to full recovery
OK, what's the deal here? David Herman was the first rider named to Team USA - he qualified months ago for the Olympic team based on his accumulation of points throughout the past year. So why is Free Agent only able to provide him with a frame with a flag sticker on it? That is the best they could do? freeagentbmx.com