Sam Willoughby is an Australian BMX cyclist and the two times BMX World Champion. He is most known as the BMX bandit. He is the silver medalist of men’s BMX 2012 Summer Olympics. Willoughby is currently dating the fellow BMX rider Alise Post.
Sam Willoughby was born on 15 August 1991. He is from Bedford Park, Australia. He left his home at Adelaide when he was 16 with nothing but his BMX bike.Willoughby didn’t have residence and enough money when he left his home. He stayed with the fellow cyclist for some period. Later he moved
Willoughby didn’t have a place to stay and enough money when he left his home. He stayed with the fellow cyclist for some period. Later he moved to a motel after earning enough for a room from winning races.
Willoughby is a BMX rider. He is also known by the name the BMX bandit. He used to play Australian Rules football prior starting his career in racing. He has also collaborated with the organization Happiness Cycle educating children about the bicycle.
He won the junior BMX title in 2008 and 2009. He then started to race in senior BMX and won his first championship in 2012. Afterward, he gained the critical acclamation and ranked number one in the world. He is also the winner of the Australian Institute of Sport’s Junior Athlete of the Year Award in 2012. The same year he competed in the men’s BMX Summer Olympics and won the silver medal.
In 2014, Willoughby won the elite men’s World Championship and the time trial of the same event. He became the finalist in 2015 and headed to Rio as one of the top-ranked riders. Sam was injured and paralyzed in a training accident at the USA Olympic Training Center in California. He is still recovering from the injury.
Willoughby is in a relationship with his fellow BMX rider Alise Post. The duo first met at BMX world championships in 2008. They eventually started dating in 2009. He proposed Post on his one knee at Coronado Island in 2015. The couple is planning to walk down the aisle in the coming New Year eve.
He currently is residing in San Diego.
Olympic BMX medalist Sam Willoughby earns a lucrative amount from his career. His net worth is possibly not less than seven figures.
Sam Willoughby Affairs
First Affair with Alise Post
Alise Post is the current fiance of rider Sam Willoughby. She is the current World Champion and Olympic Silver Medalist, BMX racer.