2008 Team USA Olympian
2007 NBL #1 Elite Men's Pro
--2007 UCI Elite Men's ------------------------World Champion
Kyle Bennett is one of the sports most stylish riders. With a nickname like "Butter", you know that his riding style is smooth. With incredible power, skill, and finesse, Kyle is one of the fastest riders on the regular BMX track, as well as the X-Games Downhill course. Kyle has also been picked already to be one of Team USA's Olympic hopefuls by some of the industry insiders for the inception of BMX racing in 2008. If you talk to Kyle though, he is ready to take home a lot of wins and titles right now, and not worry that far down the road.
At the end of 2006, Kyle underwent Knee Surgery and some people questioned how quick his return to the top of the podium would be. Fans world wide didn't have to wait long, as he came back stronger than ever. 2007 was Kyle's best BMX season to date, with the #1 NBL Pro Title, a UCI World Championship title, and just missing out on the ABA Pro title, with #2 overall. Kyle brings in some great momentum into 2008, in the biggest year of BMX racing ever.
With 3 World Championship titles, 3 NBL #1 Pro Plates, and 2 2nd place finishes at the X-Games, Kyle is one of the sports best all around riders. Look for Kyle to always be a threat for a win at whatever he does and to be on the gate at the 08 Olympic Games.
Birth date: 9-25-1979
Height/Weight: 5'11, 170 Lb
Hometown: Conroe, TX
Started Racing at Age: 7
Personal Vehicles: Chevy Tahoe
Track: UCI Worlds Brazil 2002
Favorite Music: Country
Favorite Movie: Mr Deeds
Favorite TV Show: Wheel of Fortune
Favorite Athlete: Andy Rodick, or any athlete who is successful and loves what they do!
Hobbies: Riding skate parks, trails, fishing, tennis
Cosponsors: UGP, Shimano, Fly Racing, Bombshell, Go211.com, OGIO, Sun Ringle, Kenda, Thomson, ORP
Career Highlights: 3 Time UCI World Champion, 3 time NBL #1, 2 time Silver Medallist at the BMX Downhill race at the ESPN X-Games
Number of Career Wins: ABA-77 - NBL-67
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