1. When you think of TJ Lavin, think incredible talent. Growing up in Las Vegas, he was drawn to BMX racing and showed potential as a top contender almost immediately. He soon discovered dirt jumping and before long found almost unparalleled success, having been crowned the "King of Dirt" in 1995. TJ has ridden away from the X Games bronze (three), silver (one) and gold (two) medals and has also been a champion on the DK Dirt Circuit, in the Gravity Games and the CFB (Crazy Freakin' Bikers)......  Read Full Bio »

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  1. When you think of TJ Lavin, think incredible talent. Growing up in Las Vegas, he was drawn to BMX racing and showed potential as a top contender almost immediately. He soon discovered dirt jumping and before long found almost unparalleled success, having been crowned the "King of Dirt" in 1995. TJ has ridden away from the X Games bronze (three), silver (one) and gold (two) medals and has also been a champion on the DK Dirt Circuit, in the Gravity Games and the CFB (Crazy Freakin' Bikers) competition.

    TJ has also developed a plethora of talents off the track. He has appeared on MTV Cribs, hosted previous editions of the Real World/Road Rules Challenge and stared in the documentary film White Knuckle Extreme. He was also featured in his own video game, MTV Sports: TJ Lavin's Ultimate BMX.

    Lavin has also shown a real gift for music, having taught himself to play the piano purely by ear. As a producer with a studio in his Sin City home, he has worked with several young talents, as well as recording his own tracks.

    Any way you slice it, TJ Lavin is truly a young man on the make, poised to launch himself to even greater heights in the very near future.

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