Kyle Bennett was an American professional Bicycle Motocross racer and Dirt Jumper whose prime competitive years were from 1999 to 2012. He earned the moniker "Butter" for his smooth riding style. On May 10, 2008 he won an automatic spot on the first US BMX Olympic team, a sport that made its debut in the 2008 Summer Olympics. He made it to the finals and finished sixth of the UCI World Cup in Copenhagen, Denmark after winning USA Cycling's year-long series of races as the highest ranking American. and becoming the first member of the BMX Olympic team.
|Full name:||Kyle Bennett|
|Born:||September 25, 1979, Conroe, Texas, United States|
|Died:||October 14, 2012, Conroe, Texas, United States|
|Discipline:||Bicycle Motocross (BMX)|
|Rider type:||Off Road|
About Kyle Bennett
BMX rider who was the Elite Men World Champion in the Union Cycliste Internationale in 2002, 2003, and 2007. He was killed in a car accident in October 2012.
Kyle Bennett Before Fame
He began racing at local racetracks in 1988 and appeared in American BMXer Magazine the same year.
Achievement of Kyle Bennett
He and his stepfather both won the UCI Elite Men World Championships, making them the first father-son duo to win BMX titles of any kind.
Kyle Bennett Family Life
His stepfather is former BMX racer John Purse.
Associations of Kyle Bennett
He and Brett Banasiewicz are both famous BMX racers.
Information related to Kyle Bennett (BMX rider)
- UCI BMX World Champions (elite men)
- Conroe High School alumni
- Sportspeople from Texas
- Olympic cyclists of the United States
- BMX riders
- Cyclists at the 2008 Summer Olympics
- American male cyclists