A somewhat overcast day greeted Coal Hills BMX racers for their last race of the 2011 season.
Thirty-one riders from Victoria, Nanaimo, Campbell River and the Comox Valley came out to tackle the Cumberland track. From the youngest – Sasha, 2 – to older – Andrew, older than 2 – everyone had fun and raced hard.
“The Coal Hills excutive wants to thank everyone for a great season and we will see you next season,” a spokesperson said. A reminder the banquet, awards and AGM is slated for Sunday, Oct. 16 with doors open 5 p.m. at Cumberland Legion.
On Oct. 7-9, seven Coal Hills racers made their way to Chilliwack for the Canadian National BMX Championships. Along with racers from the U.S. B.C. and Alberta they competed with approximately 300 racers for three days.
Quinn Webber, 8, raced hard and had a 6th place finish Sunday. His 11-year-old brother Aiden raced two bikes, recording four 2nd places and a 4th. Aleasha also raced two bikes and earned two 2nds, one 3rd, a 4th and two 6ths.
Brothers Hayden and Zack had two 3rds and a 2nd and a 4th. Addie had a 1st, 2nd and 3rd while Sam had a 4th and a 6th.
“It was a great weekend of racing by Coal Hills BMXers,” the spokesperson said.