Jarod Ellse

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Personal Details

  • Full Name: Jarod Ellse
  • Nick Name: J-Bay

  • Date of Birth: 4 July 2001

  • Height (cm): 155

  • Home Town: Harare, Zimbabwe

  • Profession: Student

Racing Details

  • Race or Career no: 538
  • Province: Zimbabwe

  • Club: Harare BMX Club

  • Sponsored Team:

  • Years Riding: 7

  • Racing Class: U13 Expert 

More about "J-Bay" (Jarod)


  • Favorite Food: Pizza
  • Favorite Drink: Water
  • Favorite Song / Artists: RnB
  • Inspiration: Maris Strombergs

Sponsors: Mom and Dad


  • 2011 - SA 3
  • 2012 - W8
  • 2012 - SA 2
  • 2013 - SA 1
  • 2013 - All Africa Champion

International events attended:

  • I attended the last 4 UCI BMX World Championships
  • Raced in the European challenge in Switzerland in May 2014.

Favorite BMX Tracks: Harare bmx track and Alrode as both are world class 

Most memorable race: Cruiser final at Worlds 2012

What I least like about BMX Racing: Manualling

Regularly visited websites: Facebook, Instagram and Schoology

A little bit about me and Why I enjoy Racing BMX: I’m a huge animal lover and enjoy spending time with my friends.  I enjoy racing BMX because of the excitement and adrenalin rush.

How I got started Racing BMX: Climbing through the fence at Kempton Park on Sunday afternoon when I was 6.

What do you do when you are not riding: I enjoy Mountain Biking and I have to go to School.

Suggestions for anyone starting Racing BMX: This is not a sport for the faint at heart, but boy its fun, exciting and awesome.  Be prepared to train very hard, and you will reap the rewards. Ride the best you can, that’s all you can give, but most importantly enjoy and have fun!!


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Bike Setup

 Frame:  Speedco 
 Forks:   STY 
 Headset:   Answer 
 Stem:  Redline 
 Headset Spacers:  
 Handle Bars:  Eleven 
 Grips  ODI 
 Brake Lever:  TRP 
 Brake Cable:  Vocal 
 Rear Brake:  Sinz 
 Seatpost Clamp:  THE 
 Cranks:   Sinz 
 Chainring:  Sinz 
 Bottom Bracket:  Sinz 
 Chain:  Shimano 
 Pedals:  Eggbeater, Crankbrothers 
 Rimm's:  Answer
 Hubs:  Answer 
 Tires:  Tioga Powerblock 
 Tubes:  Intense 
 Chaintensioner:  THE


Jarod 2013 WC New Zeland

 Jarod Ellse - World Championships 2013

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