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Grand Junction's Reid Austin wins BMX World title

Reid Austin, top, soars in the air during a race at the July 27-28 BMX World Championships in Auckland, New Zealand. The Grand Junction 12-year-old crashed in the 20-inch event, but won the world title in the 24-inch event. He dislocated the fingers on his left hand in the 20-inch event, but that didn’t keep him off his bike.



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Reid Austin, top, soars in the air during a race at the July 27-28 BMX World Championships in Auckland, New Zealand. The Grand Junction 12-year-old crashed in the 20-inch event, but won the world title in the 24-inch event. He dislocated the fingers on his left hand in the 20-inch event, but that didn’t keep him off his bike.

It was a huge starting hill, three stories high. Mom was terrified. Her 12-year-old son, Reid Austin, was excited. “My heart just sank,” Lori Austin said when she saw the…




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