BMX extends across all continents including Africa. Here are some photos from the days racing. A few of the folks in the shots will be at Worlds in Adelaide so if you recognize them go say "whats up". Results Supa Class: 1 - Jonnathan Chislett 2 - Christopher Austin 3 - Jarred Kievit
This weekend rounds 9 & 10 of the European Championships Series 2009 were held in Dessel Belgium. Under the sunny sky the yellow uniforms of the Formula Europe squad were shining brighter than ever. The track was smooth and fast giving us some exciting racing action. In the Girls 13-14, Lucie Meerholz was improving here riding every lap she was doing, making it to the main on Saturday to finish in 6th. On Sunday, she made the podium taking 3rd place.
I'm typing this up with sore muscles from a motocross session yesterday. You see TwinAir and TMV had hired the Grand Prix track of Valkenswaard, NL for the day. Normally you cannot ride at this track so when that opportunity is there, you take it on with both hands. In between sessions I snapped some pictures that you can find in this post. Maybe I should take my dirtbike out of the shed more often, so much fun.
Race Results round 10 of the UCI European Championships: Elite Men 1 Edzus Treimanis/LAT 2 Ivo V D Putten/NED 3 Martijn Scherpen/NED 4 Pablo Guitierrez/FRA 5 Stepan Tumpach/CZE 6 Axel Keller/SUI 7 Roy V D Berg/NED 8 Arnaud Dubois/BEL
Elite Women 1 Laëtitia Le Corguille/FRA 2 Eva Ailloud/FRA
UCI BMX Worlds 09 Adelaide Live. Located within the Adelaide Showgrounds, the 2009 UCI BMX World Championship track venue will feature over 9,000 square metres of floor space under 1 roof, with 10 grandstands. The hall provides space for riders to have a full size track of more than 350 metres in length with variance on berms and straights. Watch the action live here on FATBMX 24-26 July 2009.
At what is now considered one of America's finest and fastest tracks, the NBL All-American Nationals in Fresno, CA may have served as a turning point for Randy Stumpfhauser and Alise Post. Riders were raving about Fresno's downhill course and as the NBL Elite Series now heads East for two events, the chase for the coveted NBL National Title has tightened up even more. GHP's Randy Stumpfhauser used the energy of home track advantage to claw his way closer to the top. Stumpy, who is still ranked 2nd in the series, took home a huge win on Saturday in front
Here is the official list of South Africans who have been picked to represent their country in Adelaide later on this year at Worlds: Sifiso Nhlapo - Elite men Jonnathan Chislett - 25-29 Men Gavin Lubbe - Elite men Dean Holdstock - Elite men Jordan O'Keeffe - Elite men Kane Herbert - 17-24 Men Christopher Austin - 16 Boys Alan Dodd - 40-44 Cruiser Men Teagan O'Keeffe - Junior Elite Women Lloyd Dodd - Junior Elite Men Kyle Dodd - 15 Boys Alex Goncalves - 12 Boys Dylan Eggar - 10 Boys Kayla Eggar - 12 Girls