Lauren Coetzee

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Lauren Coetzee SA BMX Racing Rider Profile

Personal Details

  • Full Name: Lauren Amy Coetzee
  • Nick Name: Lauren

  • Date of Birth: 08 September 1999

  • Height (cm): 161

  • Home Town: Kempton Park

  • Profession: Student

Racing Details

  • Race or Career no: SA1
  • Province: Gauteng 

  • Club: Kempton Park BMX Club

  • Team: Team Ayoba

  • Years Riding:  7

  • Racing Class: 15 Expert

More about Lauren


  • Favorite Food: Spagetti
  • Favorite Drink: Cola Tonic & lemonade
  • Favorite Magazine: 17
  • Favorite Song / Artists: Waves by Mr Probs
  • Inspiration: Caroline Buchanon

Sponsors: Mom & Dad


  •  All Africa Champion
  •  Grand National Champion
  •  SA Champ
  •  Gauteng No 3 in boys class
  •  4th BMX World Championships 2010
  •  5th BMX World Championships Semi-Final 2011 
  •  Received Protea Colours

International Events:

  • All Africa Challenge
  • 2014 - UCI BMX World Championships, Rotterdam, Denmark
  • 2012 - UCI BMX World Championships, Birmingham, England
  • 2011 - UCI BMX World Championships, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2010 - UCI BMX World Championships, PMB, SA

Favorite BMX Tracks: 

  •  Copenhagen
  •  Perry Park Birmingham
  •  Giba Gorge
  •  Lahee Park
  •  Kempton Park 

Most memorable race: 2010 Worlds final

What I least like about BMX Racing:  Falling

Regularly visited websites: Facebook, Instagram

How I got started Racing BMX: I went with my dad when he helped Kempton Park BMX Club rebuild their track with his machines.

Suggestions for anyone starting Racing BMX:If you fall get back up and ride. Don't do silly things twice.


View this photo set on Flickr

Bike Setup

 Frame:  Crupi 
 Forks:   Sinz
 Headset:   Crupi
 Stem:  Cane Creek
 Headset Spacers:  Crupi
 Handle Bars:  Sinz
 Grips  ODI
 Brake Lever:  LDC
 Brake Cable:  Shimano
 Rear Brake:  Sinz 
 Seatpost Clamp:  Crupi 
 Cranks:   Crupi 
 Chainring:  Sinz 
 Bottom Bracket:  Crupi 
 Pedals:  Shimano
 Rimm's:  Bombshell 
 Hubs:  Bombshell 
 Tires:  Proline 
 Tubes:  Kenda 
 Chain Tensioner:  Sinz 


Lauren 4th place at World Champs PMB

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