Cyclist on Top

Date published: December 13, 2012 at 7:39 am | Comments

Two Eastern Bay athletes have taken out awards in their respective classes.

Kawerau Olympic silver medallist Sarah Walker has taken out BikeNZ’s female BMX rider of the year.

While she was nominated for the People’s Choice Award, teenage mountain biker Anton Cooper has taken out this award.

Another Eastern Bay resident has also given locals a reason to be proud.

Whakatane mountain biker Karen Hanlen has been awarded female rider of the year.

Each of the awards will be formally presented at upcoming national championships.

Source: 1XX FM