In an era where most BMX racers spend more time at the gym than they do on the bike, Mike Day brings a natural finesse to the track, fusing the requisite full-throttle burst of power with killer style.
Mike discovered BMX with his older brother and a promising amateur career led him to turn pro in 2002. At the 2003 Summer X Games, he scored a last-minute invite and rode it all the way to a bronze medal in Downhill BMX. After sealing up the coveted NBL #1 Pro series title in 2005 and earning a NORA Cup award for Racer of the Year, Mike turned his focus to the new international BMX Supercross series, which featured advanced tracks with huge roll-ins and bigger jumps.
Day spent months dialling in the Supercross format and earned a spot on the 2008 US Olympic team. He brought home a silver medal from Beijing and put the icing on the cake with his second NORA Cup award at the end of the year.
After rigorous physical therapy and surgery for a spinal disc problem, Mike made his mark in 2012 by placing third at the epic Red Bull R.Evolution event in Berlin, Germany.Read more