JILL KINTNER BECOMES FIRST AMERICAN FEMALE SELECTED TO BMX RACING OLYMPIC TEAM
Los Angeles, CA (June 2, 2008) After a strong showing at the final BMX women's qualifying race in China this past weekend, Jill Kintner, 26, earned a place on the US Olympic team in the new discipline of BMX Racing. Kintner is the only American woman with a guaranteed spot to compete when the sport makes its Olympic debut in August.
Kintner overcame two knee injuries while training, first declining surgery after an ACL rupture in order to stay on track to compete. A second injury ...
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