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Matt Wilhelm, a professional BMX rider, performs tricks for students Nov. 20 at Cherokee Elementary School. Alyssa Groh/22nd Century Media
Teaching Assistant Takara Billings (bottom left) and Jeff McHugh, the principal at Cherokee Elementary, lay on the ground while Matt Wilhelm, a BMX rider, jumps over them during his speech on Nov. 20 at Cherokee Elementary School. Photos by Alyssa Groh/22nd Century Media
Matt Wilhelm (left) helps Sonya Kapoor learn a trick on his bike.
Matt Wilhelm performs a trick without using his hands.
Alyssa Groh, Editor
6:00 am PST November 28, 2018
Students across Lake Forest District 67 schools were wide-eyed with excitement and cheering as they watched Matt Wilhelm, a BMX flatland rider, perform tricks on his bike in local school gymnasiums.