It was a hot weekend at the BMX track and the action was blazing fast.
The Nanaimo BMX Association hosted the Harbour City Nationals on Saturday and Sunday at the Marie Davidson BMX Park. The park was packed and so was the track, with 80-plus motos.
Home-track advantage was a factor as dozens of locals were winners at the national series stop. Results include:
11-12 open – Quinn Webber, third.11-12 girls’ cruiser – Ally Churko, first, first.41-45 women’s cruiser – Gina Godley, third, second.15-year-old cruiser – Ayden Houle, first.36-40 cruiser – Mike Smith, first, first; Eric Beaudoin, second, third.61-and-over cruiser – Greg McGill, first, first.Five-and-under novice – Braden Thomas, first; Taoh Corfield, third, first.Eight-year-old novice – James McGuire, first, first; Ryder Vandenbrink, third.Nine-year-old novice – Sacha Therrien, first.11-year-old novice – Namoi Vivian, first.13-year-old novice – Kylisha Kasook, first, first.41-45 novice – Adam Hendershot, second, second.Five-and-under intermediate – Alexander Booth, first, first; Ian Swanson, second.Nine-year-old intermediate – Kaleb Nykwist, first; Connor Bohlman, second, second.12-year-old intermediate – Bennett Murphy, third.13-year-old intermediate – Cormic Murphy, first, first.41-45 intermediate – Dave Erwin, first, second.Nine-year-old girls – Rosalie Beaudoin, third, third.10-year-old girls – Keira Murphy, first.11-year-old girls – Hannah Green, third.12-year-old girls – Ally Churko, third, third.17-20 women – Michelle Berti, third, second.13-year-old expert – Drew Johnson, second, second.14-year-old expert – Aidan Webber, first, first.15-year-old expert – Benjamin Leslie, first; Ayden Houle, third, second.19-27 expert – Hunter McGill, first, first.15-16 open – Benjamin Leslie, first.Eight-year-old cruiser – Ryley Cofield, third.13-year-old cruiser – Troy Jansen, third.17-20 cruiser – Ayden Houle, first.36-40 cruiser – Dave Erwin, second.Six-year-old novice – Madden Cruickshank, second; Jayse Bissenden, third.Seven-year-old novice – Tucker Vass, first.Eight-year-old novice – Will Peppard, third.Five-and-under intermediate – Braden Thomas, third.15-year-old intermediate – Ryan Kerney, second.16-year-old expert – Dillon Butcher, first.17-18 expert – Mackay Leslie, third.
— Greg Sakaki (@BulletinSports) May 31, 2015