Sam Willoughby

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Birthday
15, 1991
Birthplace
Adelaide, Australia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
15, 1991 (age 28)
Birthplace
Adelaide, Australia

About

Australian BMX rider known as The BMX Bandit who won a silver medal at the 2012 Olympic Games. He won gold medals at the 2012 and 2014 World Championships. He suffered a severe spinal injury while training in late 2016.

Before Fame

He grew up playing Australian rules football before focusing on BMX. He then moved to the United States in 2008 to compete at a higher level and became a junior BMX champion.

Trivia

The Australian Institute of Sport named him 2012's Junior Athlete of the Year and he's worked with the organization Happiness Cycle.

Family Life

He started dating fellow BMX rider Alise Post in 2008 and proposed to her at the end of 2015.

Associated With

He and Liam Phillips both competed at the 2012 Olympics.