Kevin Robinson nicknamed K-Rob was a professional freestyle BMX rider. Widely recognized as one of the best riders of all time, Robinson was integral in creating Megaramp disciplines for BMX. Aside from this, Robinson was most notable for two stunts in his career: He was the first to successfully land a Double Flair in competition at the 2006 X Games and, in 2016, set the Guinness World record for the highest air on a BMX in his home town of East Providence, Rhode Island. Robinson was a longtime sponsor of Hoffman Bikes, Red Bull, and Target. Robinson died of a stroke, ten days shy of his 46th birthday, on December 9, 2017.
About Kevin Robinson
Professional BMX rider who won 10 X Games medals and set the BMX world record for highest air during his illustrious, multi-decade career. He passed away unexpectedly from a stroke at age 45.
Kevin Robinson Before Fame
He fell in love with BMX while growing up in East Providence, Rhode Island.
Achievement of Kevin Robinson
At the 2006 X Games, he became the first person ever to successfully land the "double flair" trick in competition.
Kevin Robinson Family Life
He is survived by his wife Robin and three children.
Associations of Kevin Robinson
He was friends with fellow BMX legend Mat Hoffman.
Information related to Kevin Robinson (BMX rider)
- Sportspeople from Rhode Island
- BMX riders
- X Games athletes
- American male cyclists