Archive for September, 2010
September 28th, 2010 Posted 9:12 am
After a short break during the summer holiday, the Formula Europe Team riders jumped back on their bikes to go on BMX racing.
For Lucie Meerholz, the National Top Competition was the first big race after her collarbone injury. To make it more challenging for her, she was racing an age group higher. After a good semi, she had to settle for 8th place after a bad gate in the main. Still she was stoked with that result against some really though competition.
Next races for Lucie are 2 more rounds in the Dutch Top Competition.
Junior Men’s Bastien Merle has moved back to the French Training Centre in Aix to pick up training. There he’s preparing for his debut in the World Cup Supercross in Frejus, where he will have to battle against the big boys in Elite. His goal is to enter the big race by qualifying in the time trial.
Sandra Aleksejeva had a good after season. She won both Baltic Cup and National Championship Series against some nice competition from Latvia and Russia.
The Final Round of the Championship Series was held at the famous TalavaBMX Track in Valmiera, where she took her first National Champion Title as a Rookie in Elite Women with 5 wins out of 5 races!
Edzus Treimanis is getting back in shape after a wrist injury. After some small surgery and 4 weeks out of racing, he restarted training. Even though he wasn’t a 100% in shape, he managed to qualify for the 1/8finals of the World Cup in Chula Vista (USA) in which he was eliminated.
Kevin Sprengers is training again after his shoulder surgery and will be racing by the end of this year. He is eager to come back stronger and better.
In the Belgian National Top Competition, Nico van Dartel has moved upinto 1st place of the Master 30+ Ranking. He was behind in the ranking after missing 2 rounds in the beginning of season, but with a second place and 5wins in a row, he moved into the lead.
Things are looking good for him with only 1 more round to go.
Sandra and Edzus are making a stop in Dessel to attend the Big Money Race in the 10 year Anniversary event of the Belgian Club BMX2000 (www.BMX2000.be).
Afterwards they’ll be joining Bastien in Frejus for the next round ofthe World Cup Series during the Roc d’Azur Sport Event.
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