British Adidas BMX Rider Shanaze Reade

8:42 PM Richie P. 1 Comments

Hey so we are going to switch things up because at BLACK SKATER CHICK we appreciate all women of color in action sports.

Today, I read an article about an amazing  23-year-old BLACK BMX CHICK Shanaze Reade from Great Britain. Shanaze (of Jamaican and Irish descent) is a triple UCI World Champion in BMX and Track and Field Cycling. Shanaze is now dedicating her fulltime to BMX as she prepares to compete in the 2012 Olympics, despite a prior shoulder injury making her unable to compete in the 2008 Olympics. Like many athletes who attribute overcoming personal issues through sports, Reade believes that BMX can be used  as "way out" for youth, especially in urban areas.
The star athlete who prides herself on having the "Power of a Jamaican and the luck of the Irish" is also not afraid to go against the boys. She raced in the all male UK National Series and Dagenham British BMX Nationals.

Shanaze also has an online series featuring a look at her life and training for the upcoming 2012 Olympics. In this episode, Shanaze competes in a pre-qualifying event.


SHANAZE READE SERIES : EPISODE 10 from Shanaze Reade Series on Vimeo.

Also check out Shanaze's Adidas Women's Training Video.




Lets supports Shanaze's positivity and see her take home some gold at 2012 Olympics BMX session.






1 comment:

  1. WICKID!!! LOVE MY BLACK BMX SISTAS!!!

    BIG UPS, SIS. SHANAZE!!!

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