Ice dancing Kye Whyte to bring some cycling magic to the ice rink after winning GB’s first BMX Olympic medal
DANCING on Ice’s Kye Whyte will bring some cycling magic to the ice rink after winning GB’s first ever BMX Olympics medal.
The sporting hero, dubbed the Prince of Peckham, promises to deliver his stellar performances when the hit ITV show premieres tonight.
The star made history at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after winning the UK’s first BMX medal.
But now he’s ready to bring some of his track prowess to the ice.
In an exclusive chat with The Sun, Kye “I’m hoping to get my BMX to price – we’re trying too,” said.
I’ll have some spikes ready for the tape.
He added: “My motivation – is to get myself to the finish line and try to get to the final. It’s just the real experience.
“I’m competitive, of course! I’m really looking forward to it.”
Who is Kye Whyte?
Born in September 1999, Kye, 22, started riding BMX at the age of three.
Riding runs in the family, with his father Nigel and manager CK, who co-founded the famous Peckham BMX Club.
It was from here that Whyte got the nickname “Prince of Peckham” and started his ascent from the streets of South London to the Tokyo Olympics.
Along with brother Tre, the pair joined the UK Cycling Team in 2017.
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