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Tulsa’s USA BMX offers kids transformative life experiences

Shane Fernandez (left) with tom Wilmer at USABMX Tulsa, Oklahoma
Jillian Parks
Shane Fernandez (left) with tom Wilmer at USABMX Tulsa, Oklahoma


Join Shane Fernandez, President and Chairman of USA BMX for a visit with correspondent Tom Wilmer.


The USA BMX National Headquarters and Hall of Fame Museum opened February 15, 2022 in Tulsa Oklahoma’s historic Greenwood District.

USA BMX Tulsa, Oklahoma entry
Jillian Parks
USA BMX Tulsa, Oklahoma entry

The facility includes the new 25,000-square-foot headquarters building and USA BMX Hall of Fame.

 

Classic BMX bikes on display at USA BMX Hall of Fame, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classic BMX bikes on display at USA BMX Hall of Fame, Tulsa, Oklahoma

The visitor’s center/Hall of Fame is adjacent to the Hardesty National BMX Stadium–an outdoor free-span arena with seating for 2,000.

The facility hosts weekly racing, practices, coaching clinics, elite training camps and many World Cup events–situated just north of downtown Tulsa.

Iconic and classic BMX bikes on display at USA BMX Hall of Fame in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Jillian Parks
Iconic and classic BMX bikes on display at USA BMX Hall of Fame in Tulsa, Oklahoma

The USA BMX Foundation offers STEM educational opportunities through project-based concepts where students learn new ways of seeing science, technology, engineering and math with a BMX bike as the vehicle of discovery.

Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer is featured on the NPR.ORG Podcast Directory
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Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer was awarded the 2023 Gold for best radio travel broadcast.
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Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer was awarded the 2023 Gold for best radio travel broadcast.

Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.
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