Brian Lopes finds his home in the MTB Hall Of Fame

Aug 1, 2008
by Jordan Holmes  
Four time World Champion and Laguna Beach resident Brian Lopes got the news this past wednesday about his induction into the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame. Lopes is to be inducted under the "Race History" category this coming Sept. 24 in Las Vegas , Nevada during the Interbike Show. The ceremony is open to all Interbike attendees and the publicElected by a vote of past Hall of Fame Inductees and current Hall of Fame members, Brian Lopes has had an unprecedented career since becoming a professional cyclist at age 17. He has been labeled by USA Today "Undisputedly the best all around world class cycling athlete". Having raced BMX for most of childhood, he learned how to ride a bike at the tender age of 4, turning Pro at the age of 17 and competing in the BMX circuit for 7 years before channeling all his efforts in 1993 to mountain biking.


He has won over 19 titles in his MTB career, 9 of those on the NORBA National circuit, 8 on the UCI World Cup & 4 prestigious World Championships.

For more on Brian got to on www.brianlopes.com



For more info on the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame go to http://www.mtnbikehalloffame.com


17 Comments

  • 8 1
 great to see lopes in here, he truly deseverd it!
  • 6 0
 He will be a legend forever
  • 0 0
 Brian Lopes deserves it. No question about it. I skip my job for a week just to see Flyin' Brian at the TLBF here in the philippines.
  • 1 0
 Going down in history for mountain biking? Astounding! ^_^ Congrats!!!
  • 0 0
 Great to see him on top, one of the best ambassadors to the sport for dual slalom. Way to go Brian!
  • 0 0
 also one of the biggest a*sholes in the world. is there a hall of fame for that?
  • 1 0
 now lets see gracia get in there hes fukin amazing to
  • 0 0
 Best of the Best......hands down. Congratulations Lopes, you are the Man.
  • 0 1
 Congrats Brian! Now, another championship on a Mojo seems to be the order of the day!
  • 1 0
 cool
  • 0 0
 yay for mtb. he must be a fucking great rider.
  • 1 0
 Portuguese ancesters
  • 0 0
 congrats brian. youve been an inspiration to us out here for years.
  • 1 1
 ledgendary
  • 0 0
 Awesome
  • 0 0
 Congrats Brian!!

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