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BMX Olympic Countdown

When you're competing in the Olympics, maintaining a low profile can be tough ... unless your sport is new to the Games and virtually unknown. That will all change on Thursday morning at 10AM ET when BMX makes it's Olympic debut.

Updated: November 25, 2008, 2:16 PM ET
By Alyssa Roenigk | EXPN

On Friday morning in Beijing, BMX medal hopeful Kyle Bennett was walking through the athlete's village when superstar sprinter Tyson Gay skipped down the stairs directly in front of him. On Saturday, Bennett's teammate Donny Robinson had just climbed into an elevator when Nastia Liukin, the women's gymnastics all-around champion, vaulted in before the door could close. Jill Kintner, a standout in women's BMX, rode another elevator with the entire men's gymnastics team. And Mike Day (who at 6'3 ...

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