British BMX Hall of Fame 2022

  • British BMX Hall of Fame Update

    In response to some of the questions we’ve been asked about the format and running order of the inaugural Hall of Fame event on 5th November 2022: Doors will open at 18:00 and guests will have time to drink, mingle and chat with other guests before taking their seats for dinner. Dinner will be served at 19:30, during which the award ceremony will begin. Awards will be presented in the following categories: Pioneer Influencer Pioneer Racer (Female) Pioneer Racer (Male) Pioneer Freestyler Female Racer Male Racer Freestyler Outstanding Contribution to BMX We expect the award ceremony part of the evening to be completed by 22:00/22:30, after which guests will be…

  • Ticket sales for the British BMX Hall of Fame First Annual Event

    Ticket sales for the British BMX Hall of Fame event on 5th November 2022 are now live on Eventbrite.co.uk. The first annual event to honour and recognise the people who have made significant contributions to the sport of BMX in the UK. The sport of BMX racing and freestyle first hit the UK’s shores in the late 1970s. Over the years, the sport has seen many highs and lows, but throughout that time has been kept alive through the hard work and dedication of many people – the riders, event organisers, officials, the BMX media, the BMX industry and an army of volunteers – to the point that BMX in…

  • British BMX Hall of Fame Selection Panel

    BRITISH BMX HALL OF FAME UPDATE: The Organizing Committee is in place. The date is set. The venue is booked. We are now pleased to announce the members of the British BMX Hall of Fame Selection Panel: ANDY RUFFELL:  needs little introduction.  At age 11, Andy saw the BMX episode of CHiPs and dreamed of one day being able to upgrade his Raleigh Grifter for the real thing.  After working on a market stall and doing paper rounds 7 days a week, Andy was able to purchase his first BMX bike, a Mongoose Supergoose. Before BMX teams were a thing in the UK, Andy spent all of his spare time at Rom and…

  • British BMX Hall of Fame Update

    BRITISH BMX HALL OF FAME UPDATE: January 2022 SAVE THE DATE! With Christmas and New Year out of the way for another year, we are now excited to confirm the date and venue of the inaugural British BMX Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremony: WHEN: Saturday 5th November 2022 WHERE: National Conference Centre, Solihull TIME: 1800 until 0100 Details of how to purchase tickets (and pricing) will be released shortly.

  • British BMX HOF Organising Committee

    BRITISH BMX HALL OF FAME UPDATE: Following our initial post a few weeks ago announcing the formation of a British BMX Hall of Fame, we would like to introduce you to the British BMX HOF Organising Committee who are currently working hard behind the scenes to make this event a reality: ANDY RUFFELL: needs little introduction. At age 11, Andy saw the BMX episode of CHiPs and dreamed of one day being able to upgrade his Raleigh Grifter for the real thing. After working on a market stall and doing paper rounds 7 days a week, Andy was able to purchase his first BMX bike, a Mongoose Supergoose. Before BMX…

  • British BMX Hall of Fame

    Every year many of us Brits attend the USA BMX Hall of Fame Awards event in San Diego. The conversation amongst us at the end of the weekend is, “We need to do this back home in the UK”. Over the years we’ve had countless conversations with many of our friends about the very same subject. Maybe a lot of us were just hoping someone else would take the initiative to do it. Then, another year passes by without anything happening. Mike Wong recently reminded us of a Scott Dick (Uncle Buck) quote that resonated with us when talking about the early days of BMX in the UK: “BMX always…