42 British Champions were crowned this bank holiday weekend at the BMX British Championships, held at Huncote Hornets BMX track in Leicester. With Olympic gold medallist and World Champion Bethany Shriever in the lineup, along with Kye Whyte Olympic silver medallist, the crowd knew they were in for a show.
Saturday was the turn of the 12 and unders, along with the cruisers. Weather was perfect on what was the first day of 2 days of competition.
Among the winners were Harry Donald, who was defending his title racing up a age category in the male 10, racing on his home track he was undefeated all day taking the title.
A great battle was had in Female 11, with Lexi Waite and Jessica Marriott battling it out all the way to the line, elbow to elbow, wheel to wheel, positions between the two riders changing throughout the lap. Lexi took the win after a great battle.
The 30+ female cruiser was action packed with Michelle Stupple and Rebecca Gohl battling it out down the last straight for the win, but it wasn’t meant to be as they collided coming out of the last berm leaving Leah Pearson to take the win.
The action continued into Sunday which was the turn of the 13+, Junior Men, Superclass and Championship Women.