AudiLife by Audi Henderson Winter 15/16 - Page 19

Henderson local. Team USA member. Audi driver and all around nice guy. Connor Fields is driving his Audi on a quest for the Gold at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. Tell us a little about yourself and how you got into BMX? I started racing BMX in 1999, after my mom found a flyer for the local BMX track at a bike shop. I went out and tried it the following weekend and I have loved it ever since! I grew up racing the 2 tracks that were in Vegas at the time, one in Boulder City and the other was near Nellis Air Force base. Fast forward 15 years and there are 4 tracks in Vegas and there is finally one in Henderson that opened up in 2015. What does it mean to you to be part of Team USA ? Being a part of Team USA is really a dream come true. As a kid I always dreamed of being on team USA and I still get chills when I put on a USA jersey. It is truly an honor to represent your country. You’ve traveled the world, what’s your favorite country besides the USA? I would have to say that Australia is my fa