Category Archives: Regional BMX News

Regional BMX News

3 World Champ Medals – BikeNZ

The three W’s of BikeNZ’s BMX programme grabbed three medals at the UCI World Championships in Copenhagen today. The 2009 world champion Sarah Walker and Pukekohe teenager Trent Woodcock won silver medals in the elite women and junior men while Marc Willers took out a bronze in the elite men. With Woodcock picking up a silver medal...

World BMX Title for GIZZY Teen

New Zealand has another BMX world champion in the form of Gisborne teenager Abigail Fox on the final day in Copenhagen today. Fox, who was fourth in the Challenge age group racing on the first day of the championships, prevailed in the Cruiser class, for the larger 24 inch diameter wheeled bikes. She was one of three...

Worlds 2011

Day One After a number of days of wet and sometimes windy weather, the NZ contingency woke to a fine sunny morning for Day One of the 2011 World BMX Champs in Copenhagen. The schedule was altered due to the large number of riders attending, so it was an early 7.30 practice time slot, with racing starting...

Gizzy Rider earns Silver Medal

Gisborne teenager Monique Smith landed her first podium when she earned a silver medal at the UCI BMX World Championships in Copenhagen today. The 16 year old produced a superb effort in the final, challenging American Felicia Stancil who claimed her ninth straight world number one honour today. Smith was the only New Zealander to push through...