Cup at­tracts many rid­ers

South Waikato News - - NEWS -

Com­mon­wealth games sil­ver medal­list Sam Gaze was among the rid­ers at Cougar Park on Sun­day for the Mid North Is­land Cup’s first round.

The Toko­roa Moun­tain Bike Club-hosted event at­tracted top rid­ers young and old.

Four rounds take place, the rest be­ing at Taupo, Ro­torua and Tau­ranga. Points for plac­ings are given at each event and rid­ers with the high­est num­ber of points in each cat­e­gory at the end of the events take out the top plac­ings.

See page 12 for more pho­tos by Wayne Ry­der.

Mak­ing air: Cougar Park tracks of­fered fan­tas­tic ter­rain for the keen rid­ers.

Big num­bers: Rid­ers crowded the Cougar Park tracks for the first round of the Moun­tain Bik­ing Mid North Is­land Cup.

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