Articles Categorized: Cycling

Walker rises again

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NEVER give up. That is the ethos for cyclist Sarah Walker. Broken bones, concussions, surgery and disappointment have been overcome with the same determination that…

Trophy decided on the roads

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THE Whakatane Cycle Club held the Kevin Crook Memorial race last week. Only women could compete for the trophy in the 18 kilometre race, held…

Bosworth wins cycle race

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TWENTY-ONE cyclists faced the starter in Saturday’s 39-kilometre race from Paroa School to the south end of Fosters Road and return. With the first rider…

Young cyclist steps up

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FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD Oliver Thompson showed a lot of potential to claim second place in his first Whakatane Cycle Club race on Saturday. He finished behind Blair…

Hanlen knows the drill

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FORMER Olympian Karen Hanlen says the days before race day can be a bit scary. Lisa Carrington and Jaimee Lovett, both from Whakatane, will race…

Cyclists resume season

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THE Whakatane Cycle Club held its first race after a two-month break. With conditions cold and showers on their way, 13 riders lined up for…

Walker takes time out, for now

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BEING spontaneous is a new thing for Sarah Walker. The 27-year-old missed out on a place at the Olympic Games after not qualifying for the…

Walker misses Olympic chance

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KAWERAU Olympic medallist Sarah Walker has not qualified for the elimination rounds at the UCI BMX World Championships in Colombia today. Walker, who injured her…