My Visual Journal

Miami South BMX

Miami, Florida. October 23, 2010. Racers from the Storm Racer team and Prime Time line up for a National Anthem flag lap before starting races Saturday. The two teams are based at the Miami South BMX track where the races were held. The track is preparing for the state qualifiers held at the track in January where they predict a large turnout. Photo by Lindsay Brown.

Miami, Florida. October 22, 2010. A rider makes the turn to the checker lap of the Miami South BMX course Friday. Eight races, or motos, were held at the track. Every Friday there are races at the Miami South BMX course and riders of all levels of experience are invited to participate. Practice is held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. followed by races. Photo by Lindsay Brown.

Miami, Florida. October 22, 2010. Benjamin Ramos-Rodriguez talks about the recently posted motos (races). Benjamin placed second in the six and under age group last year and his grandpa carries around the results in his pocket to show off. His grandpa said, "If I live long enough, I want to take him to see the Tour De France." In Benjamin's moto he took on a 9 year-old and a 12 year-old. Photo by Lindsay Brown.

Miami, Florida. October 22, 2010. Doug Johnson relaxes with son Jake in the bed of his truck during practice before the Friday races at Miami South BMX. Jake, 13, rode when he was younger but took a few years off before a recent spur of interest. Jake finished first in his moto. Photo by Lindsay Brown.

 

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