BMX rid­ers cel­e­brate at awards pre­sen­ta­tion

Whitsunday Times - - MOTORING -

THE suc­cess and achieve­ments of the Proser­pine BMX Club were cel­e­brated at their an­nual awards pre­sen­ta­tion on Fri­day night.

Rid­ers aged from four to over 40 gath­ered at the Proser­pine BMX track with­out their bikes to find out who would take home the highly prized club awards.

The best and fairest award was pre­sented to Wil­liam Al­lan for his ded­i­ca­tion to the train­ing, con­sis­tent at­ti­tude and ex­cel­lent sports­man­ship demon­strated through­out the year.

Blair Jenk­in­son was pre­sented with the Kiwi’s award which ac­knowl­edges the valu­able con­tri­bu­tion of club mem­bers and/or vol­un­teers.

A high­light of the night was the an­nounce­ment that Dale Spoor would re­ceive the pres­i­dent’s award for his on­go­ing sup­port of the club and as­sis­tance in main­tain­ing the track.

Tay­lor Kerr, Kira Al­lan, By­ron Chauntler and Kae­lan Gough were four of the six rid­ers in at­ten­dance who were pre­sented with medal­lions for rep­re­sent­ing the club at state and na­tional events.

Kira was also the only rider from the club to qual­ify for the 2014 State Devel­op­ment Squad (SDS).

Club vice pres­i­dent Kristy Puck­ridge pre­sented the se­nior coach’s award to Macau­lay Munro while Ray Gough handed over the ju­nior coach’s award to Toby Jenk­in­son.

All rid­ers in at­ten­dance re­ceived new club jer­seys to wear dur­ing club tour­na­ments, state and na­tional events next year.

CLUB AWARDS: Dale Spoor was ac­knowl­edged with the pres­i­dent's award, Wil­liam Al­lan was pre­sented with the best and fairest award and Blair Jenk­in­son took out the Kiwi's award at the 2013 Proser­pine BMX Club pre­sen­ta­tions on Fri­day night.

YOUNG GUNS: Macau­lay Munro was achieved the se­nior award and Toby Jenk­in­son took out the ju­nior award at the Proser­pine BMX Club's awards night on Fri­day.

GREAT ACHIEVE­MENT: Tay­lor Kerr, Kira Al­lan, By­ron Chauntler and Kae­lan Gough were pre­sented with medal­lions for rep­re­sent­ing the Proser­pine BMX Club at na­tional and state events through­out the year.

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