Pain Rules on Olympic BMX Course

The BMX course at the 2016 Summer Olympics has proved to be treacherous for many riders. The Rio course has led to several brutal crashes. Check out the aftermath of some of the worst.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18: Niek Kimmann of the Netherlands crashes out in the Cycling BMX - Men's Quarterfinals on Day 13 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at Olympic BMX Centre on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18: Niek Kimmann of the Netherlands crashes out in the Cycling BMX - Men's Quarterfinals on Day 13 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at Olympic BMX Centre on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18: Jeremy Rencurel of France crashes in the Cycling BMX - Men's Quarterfinals on Day 13 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at Olympic BMX Centre on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18: Jeremy Rencurel of France crashes in the Cycling BMX - Men's Quarterfinals on Day 13 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at Olympic BMX Centre on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18: Renato Rezende of Brazil reacts after crashing in the Cycling BMX - Men's Quarterfinals on Day 13 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at Olympic BMX Centre on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18: Liam Phillips of Great Britain crashes in the Cycling BMX - Men's Quarterfinals on Day 13 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at Olympic BMX Centre on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18: Liam Phillips of Great Britain crashes in the Cycling BMX - Men's Quarterfinals on Day 13 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at Olympic BMX Centre on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18: David Graf of Switzerland crashes in the Cycling BMX - Men's Quarterfinals on Day 13 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at Olympic BMX Centre on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18: David Graf of Switzerland crashes in the Cycling BMX - Men's Quarterfinals on Day 13 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at Olympic BMX Centre on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18: Joris Daudet of France crashes in the Cycling BMX - Men's Quarterfinals on Day 13 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at Olympic BMX Centre on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18: David Graf of Switzerland crashes in the Cycling BMX - Men's Quarterfinals on Day 13 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at Olympic BMX Centre on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: Caroline Buchanan of Australia crashes out during the Women's Semi Finals on day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic BMX Centre on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: Mariana Pajon #100 of Colombia leads the pack during the Women's Semi Finals on day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic BMX Centre on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: Manon Valentino of France receives medical treatment after crashing during the Women's BMX Semi Finals on day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic BMX Centre on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: David Graf of Switzerland and Carlos Mario Oquendo Zabala of Colombia crash out during the Men's Semi Finals on day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic BMX Centre on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
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