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Javier Gomez’s Banner Year

Javier Gomez won the Hy-Vee 5150 U.S. Championship and the Xterra World Championship and taking home silver at the Olympics.

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Spain’s Javier Gomez had a career year in 2012, winning the Hy-Vee 5150 U.S. Championship and the Xterra World Championship and taking home silver at the Olympics in London. Outside of those results, Gomez earned several other podiums and was a factor in every race he entered. Look back on his year with these photos.