Rider Profiles

Caroline Buchanan
Former World Champion
Leanna Curtis
2016 National Champion
Brandon Te Hiko
2015 Junior Elite National Champion

Kai Sakakibara

Nickname:
N/A
Born:
Gold Coast, Queensland
Lives:
Sydney, New South Wales
Age started riding:
4
Coach:
Troy Fisher, Luke Madill, James Tennent
Number
#77
Club
Southlake Illawarra BMX Club
Favourite track
Bathurst

Major Achievements

Olympics:

2020

World Championships:

4x Worlds Finalist,
2x Podium Finish.
Member of the Australian World Championships Team 2013-2016

World Cups:

2016 – UCI World Cup Round 4, 18th

Oceania Championships:

2017 – 1st

National Championships:

2016 – 8th
2007 – 1st

Social Media Handles:

Instagram: @sakakibarakai
Facebook: kaisakakibarabmx
Twitter: @sakakibarakai_

Personal Sponsors:

DK Bicycles, Peabody, Planett, Box Coponents, Mac Components, Oakley Japan, HT Components, Michram Industries, Shoei, Parkside Sports Physiotherapy, Blackman Bicycles, Onyx Racing Products, Bont, Fist Handwear, IXS, Burgh.

Info

Something people may not know about you:

I spent 6 years of my life in Japan, from when I was 4 years old. I can speak Japanese fluently!

Hobbies outside BMX:

I love adventuring and exploring new places.

Favourite snack on race day:
Nutella sandwich
Person you look up to & why:

Sam Willoughby has been my idol since I was 12 years old. He continues to inspire me with the relentless mindset he brings to life every single day.