Name: Perris Benegas
Sport: Cycling
Discipline(s): BMX
Event(s): Freestyle
DOB: 7/22/1995
Hometown: Reno, Nev.
Team/Club: Elite Women's National Team Champion
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 4th (freestyle)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2021 – 4th (freestyle)
  • Years of participation: 2018, 2019, 2021
  • Medals: 1 (1 gold)
  • Gold – 2018 (freestyle)
Personal: Perris got her start in freestyle BMX while growing up in Reno, Nevada, thanks to her older brother, Tyler and his friends...She was the only girl among them, but that didn’t stop her from learning new skills…She is a coffee enthusiast…One of her hobbies is Muay Thai.