(AP file photo/Matt Rourke)
BMX riders can show flair off the bike, too.
Riders in the Olympics can't wear helmets that display logos or names of non-official partners. Most like Connor Fields and Brooke Crain of the United States have helmets specially made for the Summer Games.
Here's a peek at Fields' new lid:
Won't be any questions about where I'm from next week pic.twitter.com/1ZIPgeGzBd
— Connor Fields (@cfields) August 7, 2016
Brooke Crain, of Visalia, California, saluted her hometown.
— Brooke Crain (@brookecrain32) August 3, 2016
The United States' BMX team arrives later this week, with competition beginning next week. Fields and Crain, along with Alise Post, Corben Sharrah and Nic Long comprise a strong American field.