Archive for July, 2010
UCI BMX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Excellent racing today in slightly cooler weather conditions. South Africa managed 17 world numbers with Georgina Grassie being crowned the 9 year girls World Champion! Well done to Georgi and all the SA riders. Tomorrow sees the challenge class racing for the 14 and over juniors and the masters classes, followed by [...]
Another great day of practicing with excellent weather and the official opening of the event. Racing starts tomorrow with approximately 1100 riders from over 30 nations. Thursday and Friday’s racing will start with the Challenge classes, from ages 13 to master. The Elite riders will get in some practice in the afternoon and will get [...]
Practice kicked off today with the Australian and New Zealand teams starting the sessions. The South African Challenge class got some action in this afternoon after a riders meeting. The awesome track has been described by riders as long, technical and hard, but they seem to enjoy it and love the start hill. More photos [...]
With practicing starting tomorrow, the track was buzzing with excitement today when the final touches were being put onto the world class track. The track was officially opened by Her Worship, Deputy Mayor of Pietermaritzburg, Jabu Ngube, Worlds Liaison, Sharlene McGlivray, UCI’s Johan Lindstrom and President of Cycling South Africa, Greg Till.
In order to make updating and changes easier, we have upgraded the structure of the BMXSA website. Please be patient with us while we get all the old info across to the new site, and the site is running well and the cut over complete, you can still access the old website here .. Please drop [...]
The Management team will be meeting all riders, at the demarcated South African area at the Royal Showgrounds, to hand out number boards and bike tags on the following days:- MONDAY, 26 JULY 2010 between 16h00 and 18h00 TUESDAY, 27 JULY 2010 between 12h00 and 14h00 A compulsory riders briefing meeting for ALL riders is scheduled for: [...]