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Devon Long places fourth in this year’s Ontario Provincial Finals at Camp Fortune, Quebec. The eighteen year old admitted that he had a couple of bad races at the beginning of the season.
Long go... Read Full Storyt into competitive biking after visiting a London bike shop and for three years he has been involved in downhill biking, two of which he has competed in Ontario and Canadian competitions.
He broke his collarbone and suffered a few injuries in the past years but it didn’t stop him and says that his families are very supportive of his chosen sport.
Eighteen-year-old Travis Duff Livermon will display his skill with the Junior Expert’s Men’s Cross Country World Team in the Mountain Bike World Championship race in Rotorua, New Zealand.
Travis,... Read Full Story a Winterville native won the Sugar Mountain Cross Country event, Sugar Mountain Cross Track race in Banner Elk as well as the Quebec Cup race at Mount St. Anne in Beaupre, Quebec, Canada.
Travis lived with his brother Lucas who is also an accomplished mountain biker in the Pro category. The brothers’ cycling bloodlines comes from their father and grandfather who are both an active biker.
Australian cyclist Renee Junga faces surgery in Auckland Hospital after suffering a serious spinal injuries at the world mountain biking championships Tuesday.
Junga who was named Australian BMX r... Read Full Storyider of the year in 2005 is expected to have an operation lasting between four to six hours.
The 20-year-old Queenslander crashed during her training for the four cross BMX-style event after mistiming a jump which causes her a fracture vertebra in the neck, suffered spinal shock and no feeling below the waist.
Four Cross is one of the disciplines of BMX racing where four riders race on a downhill course with a series of turns and jumps.
The 17 year old Slovenian teenager Tanja Zakelj won the gold medal in the junior women’s cross country in Rotorua. Zakelj who weighs 48kg, completed three laps of grueling course in one hour 18 minutes 23 sec... Read Full Storyonds.
Among the contenders are French rider Julie Krasniak, Nadja Roschi of Switzerland, New Zealand’s top rider Monique Avery and Katherine O’Neil.
Zakelj began mountain biking four years ago and always dreamed of becoming a world champion.
For more details about this story, please visit their website at www.stuff.co.nz.