Name: Merle van Benthem
Day of birth: 7 december 1992
Hometown: Hengelo, NL
Contact: merle_bmx@hotmail.com
Riding since: age of 4
Favorite track : All sx tracks
Favorite countries: Australia, USA, Canada
Favorite food : Pizza
Team : Dutch National Redline team
Bike : Redline pro xl
Coach : Bas de Bever

Results:
2012
- 1st Supercross Open Manchester
- 1st Canada Cup Finals
- 4th World cup Canada (race and time trial)
- 9th  Overall World cup standing
- 4th North American Continental Championships

2011
- Superfinal Elite World Championships Time Trial Copenhagen 2011
2010
- Junior World champion
- Junior European champion ( cruiser)

2009
- 4th  Overall elite world cup standings
- 2nd place Junior World Championships
- 2nd place European championships
- European Champion ( cruiser)
Challenge Results:
3x World champion
4x European champion
6x Dutch champion