READY TO GO: Maryborough's BMX riders Zac McNeven, Andrew Sengstock, Lachlan Zeptner, Jeremy Cherrie, Josh Sengstock ready to compete at Maryborough's twilight open.
READY TO GO: Maryborough's BMX riders Zac McNeven, Andrew Sengstock, Lachlan Zeptner, Jeremy Cherrie, Josh Sengstock ready to compete at Maryborough's twilight open. Karleila Thomsen/Fraser Coast Chronicle

BMX riders show a lot of talent

COMPETITORS from as far as the Gold Coast and Rockhampton came to compete in the Maryborough BMX Club’s twilight open day on Saturday.

More than 180 people competed in the event at Maryborough BMX track at Tinana, with 210 nominations over the various events.

“It was an excellent day,” club member Kim Sengstock said.

One rider came off their bike and competition had to be stopped for a brief time but Sengstock said the day had generally gone very well overall.

In the pro open mens class Joel Clark was the overall winner.

Dirk Winter was second and Kurt Granbower was third.

In the pro open womens event Chelsea King was first, Camille Prestwidge was second and Jamie-Lee Noyce was third.

The Maryborough club is growing in leaps and bounds – it now has 160 members.

The Maryborough club races every Friday night and new riders are always welcome.

Nominations start from 6pm and racing starts from 7pm.

Nominations cost $5 per rider in each class in which they compete.

To find out more call the club on 0419 532 253.



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