BMX Racers Defy Gravity in Chula Vista

BMX racers make their stance on gravity clear. Gravity? No thanks.

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BMX racers catch air during a race during the UCI BMX Supercross 2009.
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The even was held Sept. 18, in Chula Vista. It's been held all over the world from Germany to Australia, but this is the first time on U.S. soil.
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"The U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista is the first USOC training facility to be master-planned from the ground up and is dedicated to the development of America's future Olympic athletes," according to the event's website.
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Malcom Buffington, from the USA, defies gravity.
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BMX riders race to the finish line.
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Here's another contestant representing the U.S.: Elliot McGrath.
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This wide-shot puts the course in perspective.
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The course in Chula Vista was built by Tom Ritzenthaler.
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The men's course spans 1,410 feet.
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Be sure to check out a rendering of the course at chulavistasupercross.com.
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