Sam Willoughby is an Australian former BMX cyclist. He won an Olympic silver medal in 2012. He suffered a career-ending injury in 2016 and has since worked on his own rehabilitation, and as his wife's coach.
|Born:||August 15, 1991, Bedford Park, Australia|
|Weight:||87 kg (191.8 lb)|
|Current team:||Redline Bicycles|
About Sam Willoughby
Australian BMX rider known as The BMX Bandit who won a silver medal at the 2012 Olympic Games. He won gold medals at the 2012 and 2014 World Championships. He suffered a severe spinal injury while training in late 2016.
Sam Willoughby Before Fame
He grew up playing Australian rules football before focusing on BMX. He then moved to the United States in 2008 to compete at a higher level and became a junior BMX champion.
Achievement of Sam Willoughby
The Australian Institute of Sport named him 2012's Junior Athlete of the Year and he's worked with the organization Happiness Cycle.
Sam Willoughby Family Life
He started dating fellow BMX rider Alise Post in 2008 and proposed to her at the end of 2015.
Associations of Sam Willoughby
He and Liam Phillips both competed at the 2012 Olympics.
Information related to Sam Willoughby
- UCI BMX World Champions (elite men)
- Flagstaff Hill Football Club players
- Australian Institute of Sport cyclists
- Olympic cyclists of Australia
- BMX riders
- Olympic silver medalists for Australia
- Sportspeople from Adelaide
- Australian male cyclists
- Cyclists at the 2012 Summer Olympics
- Cyclists at the 2016 Summer Olympics