Posted by Editoress on 07/27/19
Daina Tuchscherer was the top Canadian rider on Saturday at the BMX World Championships in Heusden-Zolder, Belgium, making to to the quarterfinal round of the Elite women's competition. In the Junior women's category, Holly Simpson also advanced as far as the quarterfinals, as did James Hedgecock in Junior men. James Palmer was knocked out of competition in the one-eighth final for Elite men. In the Challenge categories, silver medals were won by Canadians Teigen Pascual in Girls 16 Years and Jack Cerney in Boys 10 Years.
"It has been a rough year with injuries and a loss of one of our BMX family (Aidan Webber)," said Brendan Arnold, team manager, "but the team has started to turn the season around with some strong performances. We are building towards Houston in May next year and with Worlds in North America we are excited to see what the riders will be able to do. I want to offer my congrats to Challenge riders Jack Cerney and Teigen Pascual, who both achieved a Silver medals this week."
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