Coal Hills BMX racers ride well at Canadian Grand Nationals

Cumberland contingent posts strong results in final event of the 2014 season

The Coal Hills BMX racers wrapped up their 2014 season with strong performances in Chilliwack.

The Coal Hills BMX racers wrapped up their 2014 season with strong performances in Chilliwack.

The Canadian BMX season drew a close on Thanksgiving weekend in Chilliwack at the Big Red Barn at Heritage Park and the travelling road show from Coal Hills BMX Track were in attendance.

Eleven racers from the Cumberland track  were eager and ready to do battle with some of the fastest BMXers in Canada and the USA for three days. Canadian Grand Nationals festivities got underway Friday night with the pre-race, and results were as follows:

Aleasha Wiebe 1st in Cruiser, 1st and 20″.

Justin Yaretz  4th in 20″.

Evan Yaretz 2nd on Cruiser, 4th on 20″.

Andrew Templer 4th on Cruiser.

Isaac Templer 3rd on 20″.

Austin Cornbill 2nd on 20″.

Saturday brought on the first of two extremely competitive days of action-packed racing. Coal Hills represented great again with another shining performance on the indoor track in the ‘Wack. Results were as follows:

Aleasha Wiebe 1st on Cruiser, 5th on 20″.

Justin Yaretz 8th on 20″.

Evan Yaretz 4th on Cruiser.

Adicus Bird 7th on 20″.

Brailyn  Webster 3rd on 20″.

Austin Cornbill 3rd on 20″.

Aiden Webber 4th on Cruiser, 2nd on 20″.

Quinn Webber 5th in Open Class.

Sunday were the Grand Finals with quadruple points being awarded, so racing was intense as many titles were on the line. Once again the Coal Hills Gang was there right in the middle of it all, going fast and hard but also having a great time. Results for Sunday were as follows:

Aleasha Wiebe 2nd on Cruiser, 5th on 20″.

Justin Yaretz 8th on 20″.

Evan Yaretz 7th on Cruiser.

Adicus Bird 4th on 20″.

Brailyn Webster 4th on 20″.

Andrew Templer 8th on Cruiser.

Austin Cornbill 5th on 20″.

Aiden Webber 4th on Cruiser, 4th on 20″.

Quinn Webber 5th in Open Class.

“All in all it was a great weekend of racing and an awesome way to close the 2014 BMX season,” a Coal Hills spokesperson said. “The Coal Hills racers did an incredible job all year long and were always great sports and the hardest working bunch out there.

“Be very proud of your season and know that the track is proud of each and every one of you, even those who just race locally at our track. See you in 2015.”

– Coal Hills BMX


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