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Jamie Bestwick, 42, living BMX dream on Dew Tour
Jamie Bestwick, 42, living BMX dream on Dew Tour

Before BMX rider Jamie Bestwick could hop on his bike and spend time doing what he loves most, he had to go to work. Starting at 16, Bestwick spent 12 years working various jobs to earn his living. He was a ceramic tiler, then worked at a chocolate factory and then at an airplane engine repair company. Back then, BMX was just a hobby — a part-time job, at best — that he couldn't get off his mind. “Every day, I would go to work and I would work this job, but all I would sit there thinking about was riding my bike,” said Bestwick, who will compete today at the Dew Tour Beach Championships in Ocean City. Since those years of labor, Bestwick has become one...

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