Youth series concluded
The Bermuda Bicycle Association Youth Race Series concluded with the final race in a three-race series held at the St David’s Motorsports circuit.
The race series was organised by the Bermuda Rouleurs Cycle Club, in conjunction with the Bermuda Bicycle Association. The races were run within the BBA adult criterium races and on the same courses with kids aged 8 to 14 competing for both individual and schools competitions.
The series aimed to encourage Bermuda’s youth to get into bike racing in a relaxed and safe environment.
This new race series proved to be very successful, attracting 53 kids from 16 different schools taking part across the three events in March, May and June.
At the end of the three stages, Kelise Wade was crowned the winner of female 8 to 10 category with a total of 75 points, ahead of Daisy Langley with 60 points and Madeline Bigley with 58 points.
In the male 8 to 10 category, Makao Butterfield prevailed, amassing a total of 63 points. Harris Fleming and Dylan Eiselt followed, both finishing with 47 points.
Charlotte Millington came out on top of the female 11 to 12 age group with a total of 75 points to finish ahead of Fenella Wightman with 44 points and Malaysia Johnson with 20 points.
In the male 11 to 12 category, Rory Fleming and Callum MacFarlane were crowned joint winners after both finishing with 47 points. Gordon Smith completed the top three with a total of 43 points.
Jasmin Hasselkuss was the only competitor within the female 13-14 age group, finishing with 50 points, while among the male 13 to 14 category, Manning Smith prevailed with a total of 64 points, just two points ahead of Daniel Ringer, with Odin Heinz completing the top three with 43 points.