Orchard retains national title

Vernon’s Shylo Orchard defends women’s 36-40 division title at Canadian BMX Grand Nationals in Chilliwack.

Vernon’s Shylo Orchard defended her crown last weekend in Chilliwack, winning the women’s 36-40 division at the Canadian Grand Nationals at the big red barn in Chilliwack.

Orchard was one of 26 Vernon BMX Club members who wrapped up the Canadian season on the Lower Mainland. Vernon riders ranged in ages six to 69. The two-day event started with 150 motos on Saturday.

The Vernon club thanked its riders, coaches, volunteers and families for their support.

For more information about the club, visit www.vernonbmx.com, or call 250-545-6990.