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Ten reasons why Austin is great for BMX

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Lake jumping

Photograph By Sandy Carson

Austin gets hot in the summer, and there's no better way to combine BMX and staying cool than lake jumping. Here, Empire BMX's Hanson Little lake jumps while fellow Empire rider Tom Smith tail whips. If you're stuck in Austin in the summer, this is a good option to stay cool and learn some new jumping maneuvers.