BMX riders medal at Grand Nationals

Vernon BMX riders medalled at Grand Nationals in Chilliwack.

Morning Star Staff

A total of 35 Vernon BMX Club members wrapped up the race season at Grand Nationals in Chilliwack.

Vernon riders showed well as they competed against riders from all over North America. Reaching finals in their respective age groups were:

Brendan Davies (pro) – 7th.

Anderson Erickson (3 strider) – 4th and 2nd

Brittany Luchene (14 girls) – 4th and 2nd

Chris Spence (41-45 men’s cruiser) – 3rd and 3rd

Dean Botterill (46-50 men’s) – 7th and 7th

Jim Bridge (men’s 61+) – 3rd

Shylo Orchard (36-40 women’s) – 1st and 1st

Jennifer Bitz (41-45 women’s) – 4th and 4th

Gabriel Lewis (8 Novice) – 4th and 3rd

Charlie Erickson (7 Intermediate) – 8th

Zach Milne (8 Intermediate) – 7th

Korbin Davies (9 Intermediate) – 6th and 6th

Devine Sengotta (11 Intermediate) – 6th and 7th

Cade Davies (12 Intermediate) – 4th and 3rd

Travis Sargent (14 Intermediate) – 4th and 4th

Nathan Martin (16 expert) – 2nd and a 4th

Cory Banks (28-35 expert) – 5th and 6th

Other competing club riders include: Jake Spence, Aaron Botterill, Jared Fitt, William Erickson, Kiera Wilkinson, Josh Sengotta, J.J. Milne, Bryce and Kaylee Mellors, Jakob Plank, Xavier Bitz, Nia, Sway and Kristopher Hill, Jeremy and Riley Clark and Noah deBalinhard.

The club is hosting its year-end awards banquet on Sunday, Nov. 3.

For more information about the Vernon BMX Club, e-mail, or visit its Facebook page.