2012 Olympics | July 27 - August 12
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Marc Willers

Marc WillersSport: Cycling

Nation: New Zealand

DOB: September 11, 1985

Hometown: Cambridge

Career Highlights: One of the top supercross riders in the world, Willers has the potential to be a sleeper for a medal at the London Games. Willers, who lives in California, has been able to hold his own against some of the top BMX racers in the world, including Australia’s Sam Willoughby and reigning Olympic champion Maris Strombergs of Latvia. The ABA’s No. 1 rider last winter, Willers is a multiple ABA national champion who won a pair of World Cup races last season. The highlight of his successful 2011 campaign came in September, when he won the men’s supercross World Cup race on the same London track that Olympians will compete on this summer.

Olympic History: None

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