BJC Team Time-Trial recap
Jamie Cousins, Conor White, Fabian Schonenberg and Kwame Curling proved the dominant force in the Bermuda Junior Cycling Team Time-Trial, sealing a comfortable victory on Sunday.
Competing in Open category, the quartet completed the 21.6-kilometre course along North Shore in a total time of 30min 18sec, almost two minutes ahead of nearest rivals Grant Goudge, Brian Steinhoff, Clifford Roberts and Alan Potts, who crossed the line in 31:59.1. The team of Wouter Aarts, Adam Hopkin, Richard Bruton and Jonah Jones completed the top three places, finishing in 32:31.8.
Cora Lee Starzomski, Ashley Couper, Rose-Anna Hoey and Maddie Durkin, who proved the fastest female team, finishing seventh overall in the Open category in 34:30. They were more than two minutes faster than their nearest rivals, Jennifer Lightbourne, Caroline Black, Sharon Hammond and Zoey Roberts, who clocked 36:51. Charlotte Parkinson, Nicky Hallet, Amber Mehta and Wenda Roberts were almost another two minutes slower, crossing the line in 38:38 to complete the podium places.
Moses Johnson, Cameron Morris and Jamie Bedford were the only junior team to compete on the longer course and crossed the line in 37:27.6 to finish in a highly respectable thirteenth place in the overall classification standings.
The event also included a shorter course of four kilometres with six teams competing overall. Jackson Langley, Ollie Hayward, Gordon Smith and Callum MacFarlane proved victorious in a winning time of 7:05, narrowly ahead of Jacob Wright, Tyler Coleman and Fenella Wright, who clocked 7:18. The team consisting of Makao Butterfield, Zachary Moniz and Jamie MacFarlane completed the top three places, crossing the line in 7:57.