Kenan Harkin is an American former professional BMX rider and television personality for NBC, FOX Sports, FUEL TV, ESPN, CBS Sports and Universal Sports. Harkin is credited with being the second rider to successfully and consistently perform a 360 backflip in freestyle BMX competition. Currently, Harkin is a commentator for BMX and other extreme sports events; he was NBC's on-air talent for men's and women's BMX events at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He also was a lifestyle reporter and snowboard analyst for Universal Sports during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Kenan operates a reptile sanctuary, Kamp Kenan, and provides educational content on his YouTube channel by the same name. His sanctuary holds many different species of turtles and tortoises also many lizards and some snakes. He runs his sanctuary on personal funds and also his online Patreon page where users can donate money and ask Kenan questions.
|Born:||Jun 14, 1974, Long Island, New York|
|Occupation:||Retired BMX rider, current television personality, reptile expert|
|Known for:||Being the second BMX rider to successfully perform a 360 backlip and owning a reptile sanctuary in south florida|
About Kenan Harkin
American TV personality, sports commentator, analyst, reptile expert, and former professional BMX rider. He serves as a commentator for BMX and other extreme sporting events at networks such as NBC, FOX Sports, and ESPN. He runs a reptile sanctuary, Kamp Kenan, and an educational YouTube channel of the same name.
Kenan Harkin Before Fame
He began BMX racing when he was 9 years old. When he was 14, his focus on style over speed helped to popularize freestyle BMX.
Achievement of Kenan Harkin
He is the second rider ever to successfully complete a 360 backflip in a BMX freestyle competition.
Kenan Harkin Family Life
In 2015, he posted a video with his girlfriend, Paola.
Associations of Kenan Harkin
Props BMX posted a video to their YouTube channel of him interviewing Dave Mirra after he passed away.
Information related to Kenan Harkin
- Cycling announcers
- BMX riders
- American male cyclists