BMX World Champ: Sixteen-Year-Old Bend Rider in Colombia to Defend Her Title

The best BMX racers from all over the world are competing in the country of Colombia this week, and one of them is from right here in bend.

16-year-old Olivia Armstrong was a relative unknown on the world stage last year when she surprised everyone and won the 2015 UCI BMX World Championships​ in Belgium.

Now, in Thursday’s event, Armstrong is ready to prove that her first world title was no fluke.

Central Oregon Daily’s Curtis Vogel has her story.

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