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These people are pretty special and the BMXA family know it!

Over the course of the year, BMXA has recognised a special member of the family for nearly every month of 2018.

These members have shown outstanding commitment and dedication to the sport as well as their club, whether it be helping out at working ‘b’s’ or consistently being a strong member of the community.

Below are the Legends of 2018:


Legend of January
Danielle Pompe – Ballarat Sebastopol BMX Club, VIC

Danielle is the members’ coordinator at Ballarat and has been involved with the club for the last seven years. She has made many friends within her BMX club but her deep love for this sport comes through the friendships and family she makes when BMX admirers around Australia come together.

Read more HERE


Legend of February

Steve Willson – Penrith BMX Club, NSW

Relentless commitment and effort to assisting in the maintenance of Penrith BMX Club, Steve Wilson’s never die attitude is what makes him a stand out from the rest and we aren’t the only ones to notice!

Read more HERE


Legend of March

Casey Street – Bunbury BMX Club, WA

The success of our 2018 National Championships didn’t rely solely on the efforts of our team here at BMX Australia. The team at Bunbury BMX Club should all be commended for their outstanding hard work in providing a fantastic facility.

One individual in particular who was a stand-out before, during and after the event goes to the canteen manager, Casey Street and she is our Legend of the Month!

Read more HERE


Legend of April

Justin Foot – Frankston BMX Club, VIC

It is hard to forget about the spectacular condition that the track at Frankston BMX Club, Victoria was in for the second round of our 2018 National Series on May 21-22. Reports from the riders, the parents and the die-hard fans are hard to ignore.

A major reason for the tracks superb condition was due to the efforts of one Justin Foot.

Read more HERE


Legend of May

Jason Eecen – BMXNT

 One person in particular who has been a thriving member of the community for over 20 years is well known for his title as ‘Mr BMX’.

Jason Eecen is a Level 2 BMX Official, a Level 1 BMX Coach and also has the role of being the current Executive Officer and Secretary of BMXNT – he is also BMX Australia’s Legend of May!

Read more HERE


Legend of June and July

Glenn Eden – Cairns BMX Club, QLD

Few could forget the excitement Glenn Eden showed when his daughter (Portia) crossed the line first at the 2018 UCI BMX World Championships for the 11-girl’s in Baku.

His passion and enthusiasm is only one of the many reasons why Glenn is our Legend of June and July.

Read more HERE


Legend of August

Harriet Burbidge-Smith – Canberra BMX Club, ACT

Patience is a virtue – the Canberra BMX rider is a special member of the BMXA Family and should be celebrated.

Read more HERE


Legend of September

Steve Wallage – Cross Keys BMX Club – SA

Cross Keys BMX Club are very lucky to have the services of Steve Wallage.

Having previously been a board member and the treasurer of the club, Steve is still 100% committed to the team and the community that surrounds it.

Read more HERE


Legend of October

Lara Anderson – Maryborough BMX Club, QLD

Anderson is 28 years of age, has two kids and lives on a farm in Yengarie. She is also a dedicated member of the Maryborough BMX Club in Queensland.

A passionate female BMX rider, Lara loves her BMX and wants more women to join her on the track.

Read more HERE


Legend of November and December

Mark ‘Stoney’ Stones – Tamworth BMX Club, NSW

BMXA legends come in all shapes and sizes. But at the end of the day, they all have one thing in common – a heart of gold and a never expiring love for BMX.

Mark ‘Stoney’ Stones is one of those legends and needs to be talked about.

Read more HERE


So there you have it.

Which one do you think deserves to take out the overall Legend of the Year?

Maybe he/she isn’t on our list?
If not, let us know by emailing news@bmxaustralia.com.au.