Connor Fields describes how feeling connected to his bicycle, racing as a BMX cyclist at the Olympics in Rio, allows for his body, mind and bike to come together in perfect harmony to win any race.
Fields and Alise Post will try to make up for the team’s podium shutout in London, where both were eliminated after crashes.
Sports Illustrated gives you an exclusive look at your favorite Team USA athletes competing in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. How do you train to become an Olympian? What does it feel like to be competing against the best athletes in the world? What is the motivation for these athletes to bring home the gold?
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