LONDON — Short track speed skating met NASCAR-style racing on a warm Friday afternoon at the London Games.
Bicycle motocross, a k a BMX, draws such comparisons. The hippest, youngest sport of the Summer Olympics had its second go-around on the international stage much to the delight of fans not used to the devil-may-care driving skills of riders on tricked-out bicycles.
The sport also adds the element of crashes to offer a tantalizing component not found out at the modern pentathlon site.
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