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We were waiting for the reaction of the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) Board of Governors to Idaho’s recent anti-trans law.
Idaho Governor Brad Little recently signed into law HB500, a law that prevents transgender female student-athletes from playing the sport they love on a team that matches their gender. The ban will come into effect on July 1, 2020.
In New Hampshire and Idaho, legislators defeated anti-trans laws, but this year will be extremely difficult for the trans community.
Until now, BMX Freestyle hasn’t been part of the Summer Olympics, but this will change as BMX Freestyle competitions will be part of the 2020 Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo next summer.
Freestyle BMX rider Chelsea Wolfe started the year with one goal in mind: to get a ticket to represent her country and our community at the Tokyo Games.
She could make history by becoming the very first transgender athlete to compete in the Olympic Games.