Rider Profiles

Shane Rosa
2015 World Junior Time Trial Champion
Andrew Hughes
2016 Junior Elite National Champion
Sara Jones
2018 BMXA National Series UCI Champion
Leanna Curtis
2016 National Elite Champion
Brandon Te Hiko
2018 Elite National Champion

Kai Sakakibara

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

Major Achievements

Olympics:

Yet to debut

World Championships:

2018 – 1/4 finals

World Cups:

2018 – 4th R6; semi final R4, R5

Oceania Championships:

2019 – Elite, 1st
2017 – Elite, 1st

National Championships:

2017 – Elite, 1st

Social Media Handles:

Instagram: @sakakibarakai
Facebook: kaisakakibarabmx
Twitter: @sakakibarakai_

Personal Sponsors:

DK Bicycles, Oakley, Shimano, Michram Industries, Peabody, Fist Handwear, Box Components, Shoei, HT Components, Onyx, Parkside Sports Physio

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:

Reading and exploring.

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.