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Buchanan Next Gen BMX World Championships 2015

What a huge adventure & learning experience for Buchanan Next Gen at the BMX World Championships in Belgium this week!

After overcoming a broken collar bone at Australian Nationals in April and a dislocated knee shortly thereafter, Mikayla Rose #22 from Canberra ACT battled it out to the semi-finals, missing a finals berth by just one place

Tayla “Minnie” Robertson from Shepparton VIC placed a solid 5th in the final at her first ever BMX World Championships.

Paige Harding #66 Castle Hill NSW was unlucky with a nasty crash and broken wrist in the quarter finals after riding so well all day.

I am so very proud of the girls and their families for the way they have trained and the attitudes they have bought to the sport. The team camaraderie is fabulous and I am so pleased that, crashes aside, all the girls rode brilliantly, supported one another and gave their all in racing.

A huge thank you to Jayco Caravans & The Layne Beachley Aim For The Stars Foundation for making my dreams a reality to support and mentor an all girls BMX team and have them compete for Australia Internationally at the World Championships.

Caroline Buchanan

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Caroline Buchanan Documentary

Sit down for 50 minutes and get to know goes on behind the scenes with Caroline Buchanan. The video has a pretty big focus on racing and training, as you’d expect, but also features plenty of off the bike stuff. My favorite part is around the 26 minute mark where Caroline discusses her start in mountain bikes and BMX. It’s also funny how they use footage from Mariana Pajon’s GoPro to show Caroline passing her in Berlin last year.

“24 year old Caroline Buchanan embarks on the 2014 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup series with one goal in mind.
Take a ride with Caroline as she travels around the globe & secures the BMX World Cup Title.

Caroline takes you behind the scenes in this one hour documentary of what its like to be a 5x World Champion action sport female chasing gold.

Check out her track in her backyard, adrenaline junkie down time and unseen footage securing the World Cup title.”

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Buchanan Next Gen Team Promo

In a global first, Caroline Buchanan, the current world number one BMX rider created a young women’s team. The Buchanan Next Gen team currently consists of three Australian BMX riders.
Mikayla Rose (ACT) is the eldest at 14 has her sights set on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. From western Sydney (NSW) is Paige Harding at just 11 years of age. Harding claimed fifth place at the 2014 World Championships and aims to improve on that this year in Belgium in July. The youngest and newest member to the team is 8 yr old Tayla Robertson from Shepparton (VIC). Robertson is a current national champion in her age group and is aiming for a podium at this year’s world championship.

The Next Gen team will all head to the upcoming BMX World Championships in Belgium in July. Last year team members Rose and Harding each finished in the top 10.

The Buchanan Next Gen team initiative is mentored by two time BMX World Champion and current winner of the BMX World Cup series. Buchanan also has three Mountain Bike World titles. Buchanan is aiming to compete in the Rio De Janeiro Olympics in 2016.
New sponsors supporting the program, Jayco and On The Go have made it possible to expand the team and continue the initiative.

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Buchanan On Air – Ep8 | Securing The BMX World Cup Title

If you need a quick lesson in setting goals and achieving them, Caroline Buchanan reveals all the secrets. She had a successful 2014 season that ended with winning the overall SX World Cup.

Caroline races her way onto the podium in the last stop of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup season in Chula Vista California. 

2014 was a very successful World Cup season from Caroline. Starting off the year winning the first stop in Manchester and then went onto place 4th in Holland, 1st in Berlin, 7th in Argentina and with a large points lead placing 2nd in the last round in California and securing the overall World Cup Title.

Olympic Champion Maraina Pajon wound up the year in 2nd place ahead of Olympic Bronze Medalist Laura Smulders in 3rd.

Stay tuned for the final episode of #BUCHANANonAir coming soon with a whole 2014 season wrap up, plenty of lifestyle content as well as a teaser of whats to come and a sneak peak of unseen #BUCHANANonAir footage that will be airing in a one hour TV package on FOX Sport

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Buchanan On Air – Ep7 | Argentina BMX World Cup & Childrens Hospital Visit

 

Even with a rough weekend of racing, Caroline Buchanan still had a good time in Argentina. Check the crash at 5:42. Brutal!

Catch the action from stop 4 of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Series in Argentina. Caroline Buchanan claimed silver in the time trial qualification behind Mariana Pajon but in the final had a late gate start and ended up 7th. Check out the smiles on the children’s faces when Caroline visited a local children’s hospital with crayons, coloring books and a bike she donated from DK Bicycles. As well as giving some kids the opportunity to come watch the World Cup BMX action in person.

Caroline remains in the lead in the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup series with the last stop of the World Cup tour in San Diego California.

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BUCHANAN On Air – Ep6 | BMX Behind the Scenes

In this installment of Buchanan on Air, Caroline Buchanan takes you behind the scenes at a world cup race. The Australia team has the complete setup featuring mechanics, nutritionists, and a range of coaches. The entire weekend is pre-planned for the racers and they have plenty of tools at their disposal to get to the front of the pack. If you’ve never been to a world cup race, like me, it gives you a different perspective of how serious BMX racing can be.

 

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