Nina Buitrago Pro Spotlight

For nine years, Nina Buitrago had been pushing the boundaries of women in BMX

Updated: June 21, 2010, 10:56 AM ET
By Cody York | ESPN Action Sports

ESPN.com: First off, being a female, BMX is naturally not the typical sport of choice, how did you ever get started with it and involved in riding? Nina B: I was pretty bad at skateboarding, and my car died. I had a friend from Queens that rode BMX, but I just thought him and his friends raced BMX. One day I saw them in my neighborhood out on the island. I tagged along with them to their trails and after seeing how awesome it is, I knew I had to get a bike and at least try it. So I got ...

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