Kevin Lindo

Comox Valley road and track cyclist Jessica Reynolds earns two bursaries

Comox Valley cyclist Jessica Reynolds was a double winner at a bursary awards in Nanaimo.

On Friday, May 1, Pacific Sport Vancouver Island held their annual awards ceremony at the Woodgrove Pines Clinic Nanaimo to honour some of Vancouver Island’s most successful young athletes. In all, 20 promising young athletes from across Vancouver Island involved in a wide range of sports received $500 Pacific Sport Athletic Bursaries. In addition, four of those athletes were selected to receive the Woodgrove Pines Clinic $500 Bursary.

It was the second year in a row that local road and track cyclist  Reynolds was selected to receive both prestigious awards. Her road racing accomplishments during the 2014 season included winning the U17 Female category of the Mutual of Enumclaw Stage Race (largest stage race in the Pacific Northwest) and sweeping all U17 events at the Robert Cameron Law Series Race in Victoria.

On the track, she finished first in the U17 Washington State Track Championship, finished second in the BC Premiere Series and third at the BC Provincial Championships. She also had an exciting season in the team track cycling events, winning the BC Provincial Team Sprint Championship (Victoria) and the Washington State Team Sprint Championship (Redmond), and ending her season by finishing third in Team Pursuit and fourth in Team Sprint at the Canadian National Track Cycling Championships (Burnaby).

 

Reynolds was recently invited to ride for the Victoria-based Dr. Walker Cycling Team for the 2015 season and was also selected as a mmember of the Cycling BC High Performance Provincial Road and Track Cycling Teams.

 

 

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