Shelby James (born October 29, 1973 in Orlando, Florida United States) was an Amateur American "Old School" Bicycle Motocross (BMX) racer whose prime competitive years were from 1982 to 1990. Starting at age six, it could be said that Shelby James was one of the best racers never to turn pro. From the first year of competition in 1979 he was winning titles. In part due to his large size for his age, he was already 5' 11" by the age of 13 in June 1988 and then 6'1" at 14 years of age, he was one of the most dominatant amateur racers since Richie Anderson (who was also for time larger than normal for his peer group). However, his first love was basketball and always had the intention to become a professional basketball player in the background of his mind. In 1990 after an injury during a ra

Property Value
dbo:Person/height
  • 185.0
dbo:abstract
  • Shelby James (born October 29, 1973 in Orlando, Florida United States) was an Amateur American "Old School" Bicycle Motocross (BMX) racer whose prime competitive years were from 1982 to 1990. Starting at age six, it could be said that Shelby James was one of the best racers never to turn pro. From the first year of competition in 1979 he was winning titles. In part due to his large size for his age, he was already 5' 11" by the age of 13 in June 1988 and then 6'1" at 14 years of age, he was one of the most dominatant amateur racers since Richie Anderson (who was also for time larger than normal for his peer group). However, his first love was basketball and always had the intention to become a professional basketball player in the background of his mind. In 1990 after an injury during a race, he quit BMX to pursue that dream. (en)
dbo:birthDate
  • 1973-10-29 (xsd:date)
dbo:birthPlace
dbo:height
  • 1.850000 (xsd:double)
dbo:wikiPageExternalLink
dbo:wikiPageID
  • 19251350 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageRevisionID
  • 732613882 (xsd:integer)
dbp:amateurteam
  • DG
  • Profile
  • Mongoose
  • Murray/Jolly Rancher
  • Now & Later/Murray
  • Oakridge Bike Shop
  • Oakridge Bike Shop/MCS
  • Vans/Free Agent
dbp:amateuryears
  • 1980 (xsd:integer)
  • 1981 (xsd:integer)
  • 1983 (xsd:integer)
  • 1986 (xsd:integer)
  • 1987 (xsd:integer)
  • 1989 (xsd:integer)
dbp:currentteam
  • Retired
dbp:discipline
  • Bicycle Motocross
dbp:ridertype
  • Off Road
dbp:role
  • Racer
dbp:updated
  • 2009-03-31 (xsd:date)
dct:description
  • American bicycle motocross rider (en)
dct:subject
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/hypernym
rdf:type
rdfs:comment
  • Shelby James (born October 29, 1973 in Orlando, Florida United States) was an Amateur American "Old School" Bicycle Motocross (BMX) racer whose prime competitive years were from 1982 to 1990. Starting at age six, it could be said that Shelby James was one of the best racers never to turn pro. From the first year of competition in 1979 he was winning titles. In part due to his large size for his age, he was already 5' 11" by the age of 13 in June 1988 and then 6'1" at 14 years of age, he was one of the most dominatant amateur racers since Richie Anderson (who was also for time larger than normal for his peer group). However, his first love was basketball and always had the intention to become a professional basketball player in the background of his mind. In 1990 after an injury during a ra (en)
rdfs:label
  • Shelby James (en)
owl:sameAs
prov:wasDerivedFrom
foaf:gender
  • male (en)
foaf:givenName
  • Shelby (en)
foaf:isPrimaryTopicOf
foaf:name
  • Shelby James (en)
  • George Roderick James Jr. (en)
foaf:surname
  • James (en)
is foaf:primaryTopic of