Rider Profiles

Joshua McLean
Runner-up 2017 Elite Men's National Championships
Sara Jones
2018 BMXA National Series UCI Champion
Des'ree Barnes
Multiple Challenge Class World Champion
Shane Rosa
2015 World Junior Time Trial Champion
Brandon Te Hiko
2018 Elite National Champion

Kai Sakakibara

Dual Oceania Champion
Gold Coast, Queensland
Sydney, New South Wales
Age started riding:
Troy Fisher, James Tennent, Wade Bootes
Southlake Illawarra BMX Club
Favourite track

Major Achievements


Yet to debut

World Championships:

2019 – Semi finals
2018 – 1/4 finals

World Cups:

2019 – 4th R3, R10; semi final R1, R2, R6, R9; 1/4 R4, R5; 1/8 R7, R8
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


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.