Male British BMX rider K. Whyte was born on September 21, 1999. The 2020 Summer Olympics saw him win silver. In 2022, he participated in season 14 of Dancing on Ice.
K. Whyte first BMX ride was at the Brixton BMX Club in Brockwell Park, south London, when he was only three years old. Later, he went to Peckham BMX Club with his brothers Daniel and Tre.
Nigel, the brothers’ father, helped create the club. With K. Whyte selection, the Peckham club will have had eight of its members make the Great Britain Cycling Team.
After joining the British Cycling talent group, Kye had a terrible accident that put him in an induced coma for five days and sidelined him for a whole year.
K. Whyte Performance in Olympics
K. Whyte was born and raised in a BMX-crazy family; when he was 14 years old, he witnessed his older brother Tre win a bronze medal at the BMX World Championships.
Tre’s hopes of competing in Tokyo 2020 were dashed when the Olympics were postponed, but Kye was able to go to Japan and bring home a shiny silver medal.
Since he was three years old, he’s been racing BMX bicycles, and he’s won several British championships.
The silver medal he won at the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow was his biggest accomplishment before to Tokyo.
K. Whyte is fulfilling a long-held family dream by competing for Great Britain in the men’s BMX Supercross event at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
The team member celebrated his training partner’s gold medal victory as they together set a new world record.
K. Whyte: Flying the Family Flag in Pursuit of Olympic Glory
British BMX racer K. Whyte won his first World Cup this year and now has his sights set on the gold medal at the Olympics.
In a conversation with Tokyo 2020 in the fall of 2020, he described his upbringing in a BMX-crazed household, his rise to the sport’s pinnacle, and the significance of winning an Olympic gold medal.
The postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Games until 2021 presented an opportunity for several athletes. They now had an extra year to train and improve their physical condition.
This was a devastating blow for some. Kye and Tre Whyte, brothers and BMX racers for Team GB who both aspired to compete in the Olympics, are great examples.
The 2018 European Championships were held in Glasgow, where he and colleague Kyle Evans ended up with silver medals.
In April of 2019, Manchester was the site of the first ever UCI BMX Supercross World Cup win.
A member of the British team for the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics, he finished in second place, behind Niek Kimmann of the Netherlands. His inclusion on the team was announced on 20 June 2021.
Alongside his career in BMX racing, he recently participated in the announcement that he would be on the fourteenth season of Dancing on Ice.