Nanaimo BMX athletes got the opportunity to race at nationals on their home track.
The Harbour City Nationals series stop was held this past weekend, July 27-29, at the Nanaimo BMX Association’s Marie Davidson BMX Park.
Eleven different local BMXers had first-place finishes over the course of the weekend
A pro – Hunter McGill, first, third; Benjamin Leslie, third, second.
15-16 girls’ cruiser – Ally Churko, first.
23-40 women – Dallas Gils, first, first, first.
7-and-under cruiser – Ronan Gow, second, first, first.
12 cruiser – Riley Harmison, third, third, third.
21-25 cruiser – Darcy Glencross, first, first, first; Michael Wiebe, second, third.
36-40 cruiser – Eric Beaudoin, second, second, third.
46-50 cruiser – Wes Cargill, third.
61-and-over cruiser – Greg McGill, first, first, first.
5-and-under novice – Charleigh Barfoot, second, third; Whistler Payne, first.
6 novice – Jayden Walton, second, second, second; Austin Lessard, third.
7 novice – Nathaniel Alexis, third, second, second; Zander Bosch, third.
8 novice – Tianna Mikus, first, second, first; Mason Parrish, second, third.
9 novice – Nicola Reed, second, third, third.
10 novice – Ethan Woods, second.
11 novice – Ethan Woods, third.
51-and-over novice – William Vass, second, first.
5-and-under intermediate – Olivier Beaudoin, second, third, third.
7 intermediate – Trevor Thomas, third, first.
8 intermediate – Miller Henry, first.
9 intermediate – Damion Cathrine, third, third.
10 intermediate – Tristin Phillips, first; Riley Gerow, third.
11 intermediate – Cooper Tilbury, first, first, first; Ty Godley, second, second, third.
13 intermediate – Forrest Poirier, third, third.
10 girls – Rhyan Barfoot, second, second, second.
13 girls – Keira Murphy, second, second, second.
8 expert – Tao Cofield, second.
16 expert – Mitchel Landry, third, third.
26-35 expert – Byron Bilton, third.
15-16 girls – Ally Churko, third.