Charlie Leyser has come a long way in eight months after his first taste of racing on a BMX track. On Thursday, he will be on a flight to the United States to compete in the 2017 BMX World Championships.
Tamai Riwhi is Alexandra’s first National BMX champion. Six year old Riwhi battled the country’s top riders in her age group to come out on top at the BMX New Zealand National Championships in Auckland over Easter.
Two Otago teams bulging with talent will chase some silverware at the New Zealand BMX championships in Christchurch this weekend. Both the Dunedin and Alexandra clubs have record numbers attending the event, indicating the resurgence of BMX in Otago.