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08/11/2012 03:10 pm ET

BMX Olympics PHOTOS: Extreme Cycling Invades The 2012 London Olympics (PHOTOS)

BMX racing may not be one of the most popular events scheduled at the London Olympics, but the high-flying jumps and speedy turns certainly offer spectators some excellent photo opportunities.

Making just its second appearance on the Olympic program, BMX brings yet another type of white-knuckle action to the Summer Games. Even soccer superstar David Beckham was spotted in the stands enjoying the competition with Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday.

Check out the slideshow below for some of the wildest and most breathtaking photos from the BMX events, and don't forget your helmet:

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2012 London Olympics: Incredible BMX Photos
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2012 London Olympics: Incredible BMX Photos

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