Wade Bootes, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Wade Bootes

Australian bicycle motocross rider

Date of Birth: 30-May-1974

Place of Birth: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

Profession: sport cyclist

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Wade Bootes

  • Wade Bootes (b.
  • 30 May 1974 in Toowoomba, Queensland) is an Australian professional "Mid/Current School" Bicycle Motocross (BMX) and Mountain Bike (MTB) racer whose prime competitive years are from 1995 to 2003 in BMX and 1999 to 2004 in MTB.
  • He usually goes by the moniker "Bootsie" or "Bootsey".
  • During his mountain bike career he also picked up the nickname "Thunder from Down Under".
  • He was voted 2003 Australian Cyclist of the Year in BMX.
  • While competing in the snow mountain bike event at the January 1999 ESPN Winter X Games in Colorado he suffered an attack of high altitude pulmonary edema, a potentially fatal condition.
  • He was told by a physician to rest for two weeks.
  • He suffered a minor separated shoulder during the dual slalom event of the first round of the World Cup in Maribor, Slovenia in early June 2001.
  • He broke his right collar bone at the 2006 MTB World Championships in Rotorua, New Zealand during qualifying rounds on 23 August 2006.
  • he stayed overnight at a Rotorua hospital.

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