James Brown



Airdrie BMX

Languages spoken:


Idols (in sport or other):

Usain Bolt

Favourite activities outside of sport:


Sibling(s) Name(s) (date of birth):

Daniel, 1991; Amy, 1988

Pre-competition rituals / superstitions:

Wear the same socks as the last big event

Training Location(s):

Airdrie BMX, Ridge Meadows BMX, Abbotsford BMX, Genisus Place Airdrie


Pierre Henri Sauze

Senior national athlete since:


Nickname (s):

Downtown , The jaguar, The GodFather

College/ University (year graduated):

Douglas college

Focus of studies:

Sport Science

Org./ charities supported:

Spina bifida and Hydrocephylus Association of Canada

Other sports participated in:

Skiing, Golf

Favourite movies / TV shows:

Step Brothers/ Modern Family

Favourite quote / motto:

Winning is winning whether it be by and inch or a mile!

National titles (include event, year):

2010 – Canadian Champion, Elite Men
2007 – Canadian Champion, Junior Men

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2011:

Top 10 Ranking in North America

2011 / London (GBR) – Elite Men Time Trials – 112
2011 / Pietermaritzburg (RSA) – Elite Men Motos – 64

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2010:

2010 Elite Canadian Champion
Top Ranked Canadian Elite men

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2009:

ABA National number one Canadian Pro
UCI Intercontinental round-1st place

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2008:

2nd – 2008 BMX Canadian Championships (Elite)
2nd – 2008 Olympic Trials

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2007:

Ranked 3rd in North America (Junior)
7th – UCI BMX World Championships, Junior Cruiser

World Championship appearances – Best results by year:

2011 / Copenhagen (DEN) – Elite Men – Time Trials – 86
2007 / Victoria (CAN) – Junior Men – Semi Final – 9

Olympic Highlights

Games Sport Event Finish
1932 Los Angeles AthleticsRelay 4x100m - Men4