The sun was sizzling and the spokes were spinning for the Harbour City Nationals this past weekend. The track was packed at the Marie Davidson BMX Park for the American Bicycle Association BMX national series race, held Friday through Sunday.
The event attracted riders from all across B.C., plus entrants from Alberta and the United States. There were enough racers to run 64 motos on Saturday and 61 motos on Sunday. Local results include:
Big wheels – Colby Keller, first; Ocea Fawkes, third.
A pro – Steven Creighton, first, third.
Nine-10-year-old open – Drew Johnson, first; Jonathan Nantais, third.
13-14-year-old mixed open – Mitchel Landry, second, second.
13-14-year-old open – Jonathan Nantais, third.
Seven-year-old girls – Lauren Churko, second.
Nine-year-old girls – Allison Churko, second, first.
11-year-old girls – Chloe Green, third, second.
16-year-old girls – Taylor Kambeitz, first, first.
17-27-year-old women – Michelle Berti, second, second.
Eight-and-under cruiser – Patrick Green, second, second.
12-year-old cruiser – Ayden Houle, first, first.
15-year-old cruiser – Mackay Leslie, first, first.
17-20-year-old cruiser – Hunter McGill, first, first.
36-40-year-old cruiser – Mark Wieler, third.
51-55-year-old cruiser – Greg McGill, second, second.
Five-and-under novice – Matthew Wilson, third, first.
Six-year-old novice – Jaxon Smith, third, second; Micgill Parcher, third.
Seven-year-old novice – Maxwell Rumming, second; Jakob Arsenault, third.
Eight-year-old novice – Haiden Botrokoff, first.
Nine-year-old novice – Nolan King, second, first.
10-year-old novice – Riley Arsenault, second.
Six-year-old intermediate – Isaac Johnson, second, third.
Nine-year-old inter- Mitchel Landry, second, second.
11-year-old inter – Benjamin Hilber, third, second.
12-year-old inter – Ryan Kerney, third.
13-year-old inter – Tyler Wilkinson, first.
14-year-old inter – Matthew Greskovits, first, first.
Eight-year-old expert – Patrick Green, third, second.
10-year-old expert – Drew Johnson, second, third.
12-year-old expert – Benjamin Leslie, first, second; Ayden Houle, second.
15-year-old expert – Mackay Leslie, second, second.
17-18-year-old expert – Hunter McGill, third, second.