Charity ride attracts big field
PROSERPINE BMX riders put the pedal to the metal for a cause at the weekend.
The Crankin for Cancer Carnival attracted 190 riders to the Les Stagg BMX track on Saturday, with riders travelling from Cairns, Townsville, Ayr, Mackay, Sarina, Walkerstone, Moranbah and Rockhampton.
Byron Chauntler won the Crankin for Cancer race, while also claiming the 11year boys division.
Other winners on the day included Isabella Allan (10year girls), Taylor Kerr (15year girls), Kira Allan (pro women) and Peter Little (pro men).
Little also won the Dash for Cash worth $250 while the club’s mini wheelers stole the show early. Airlie Frisch and Bryn Kehres starred in the 2-4 year division while Levi Morris, Savanna Allan, Gemma Jenkinson, Ryder Kehres, Cooper Green, Ky Porter, Jett Oliver, Toby Jenkinson, Ben Knox, Abbie Green, Jesse Frisch and Cooper Knox took centre stage for the Sprockets (4-7).
Proserpine BMX Club secretary Sharon Jenkinson said it was a great day of racing with 190 entries.
Jenkinson also paid tribute to the club’s various sponsors for making Saturday’s carnival happen.
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RIDE ON: Proserpine's Peter Little competed in the Pro Men's section against fellow local riders Macaulay Munro and Matthew Scholz on Saturday.