Johan LindstromJohan Lindstrom
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CEO and founder of Global SX Events Inc.
At a young age, event promotion and organization was something Johan
was driven to do.
At 10, he
first ski event with mini skis (mini-skidor as it's called in Sweden).
The neighborhood kids where invited to a downhill mini-ski event, which even had a legendary road crossing.
gathered some old trophies from his
Grandpa, which were handed out to the winners. (So if there are any Swedish kids out there with a "1st place Ski Jump Holmenkollen 1946" trophy, you know where that came from)
was soon set to bring major mountain biking events to the mountain resort Åre, Sweden.
After he succefully organized the 1995 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup and the 1999 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships, he joined the International Cycling Federation (UCI), responsible for the BMX discipline.
goals to resurrect the UCI BMX World Cup and create an event platform for the very best BMX'ers to perform at the highest level.
has also been instrumental in the development of the modern type BMX racing, BMX Supercross as well as the inclusion of BMX Supercross into the Olympic Games.