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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

BMX

BMX champ Caroline Buchanan pledges commitment to next generation

Olympic BMX rider Caroline Buchanan has recruited two rising BMX riders to her ??Next Gen?? stable. Canberra?s Mikayla Rose, 13, and Sydney?s Paige Harding, 10, will work with Buchanan as they aim to take the next step in their careers.
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Chris Dutton Olympian Caroline Buchanan wants to usher in a new generation of BMX stars.

BMX

Canberra BMX star Caroline Buchanan pushes for new Olympic-standard track

Canberra's Caroline Buchanan wants an Olympic-standard track in her hometown.

Chris Dutton BMX world champion Caroline Buchanan is starting a push to build an Olympic-standard track in Canberra.

Cycling

Caroline Buchanan: National BMX title the focus as she rides into 2014

Chris Dutton Olympian Caroline Buchanan has narrowed her focus as she aims to reclaim her BMX world and national titles this year.

Cycling

Season gives BMX star jump on Games

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 21: Australian BMX rider Caroline Buchanan poses during a portrait session on June 21, 2012 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)


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Chris Dutton BMX star Caroline Buchanan is adamant her globetrotting journey will steel her for another shot at Olympic Games gold.

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BMX star Caroline Buchanan says the hard work has paid off

Caroline Buchanan

Chris Dutton BMX star Caroline Buchanan is adamant her globetrotting and award-winning journey will ensure she is better equipped to handle intense pressure as she aims for Olympic Games gold.

Riding on Deek's experience

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 21: Australian BMX rider Caroline Buchanan poses during a portrait session at Currumbin Beach on June 21, 2012 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton It's the odd-couple relationship which started from one of Canberra's most devastating disasters and now Robert de Castella is ready to help Caroline Buchanan take Olympic Games gold.

Sports awards

Paralympian makes it back-to-back sport awards

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Chris Dutton Susan Powell conquered the world at the Paralympic Games and now boasts back-to-back sport star of the year awards after claiming the top gong at the ACTSport awards dinner on Friday night.

Cycling

Firestorm burnt into Buchanan's memory

Australian BMX rider Caroline Buchanan

Chris Dutton Caroline Buchanan still remembers the mad dash to save her BMX moments before the Canberra firestorm destroyed her Duffy home 10 years ago.

Mountain biking

Downhill success an uphill battle

Caroline Buchanan.

Chris Dutton Caroline Buchanan continues her bid to make an impact on the mountain bike downhill scene.

BMX

Buchanan lives out brother's dream

Caroline Buchanan.

bmx By Chris Dutton SHE'S a self-confessed daredevil chasing her dream of Olympic Games gold, but the easy option for Caroline Buchanan would have been to never ride again after watching her brother crash and break his...