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Kingston BMX racer wins national age-group championship

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Three out of five members from the Kingston BMX Club finished in the top 10 of the 2022 Canadian BMX Championships, including one rider who finished first overall in his age class at the event contested in Calgary over the weekend.

Woodbine Park track member Andrew Colling, 16, took home the national championship in his age group. Collins, who races and rides for Cyaa Factory Team and Team Ontario, won all four of his races and finished on top of the 24-racer field.Kingston BMX racer Amanda Pender finished fifth in the final of the 12-year-old girls class after finishing fifth in her first race and second in her second race. She was in a field of 14 riders.

Also, Sayona Godin finished seventh in the final of the 14-year-old girls race after finishing fourth and third in her first two races.

Kingston BMX member Matthew Pender made the quarter-finals in the 13-year-old boys class and Kaiden Trudel-Whan competed in the 16-year-old boys class but had a crash and missed the final round.

Colling, Pender and Godin have qualified for the world championships in Scotland in 2023.

“The Kingston BMX Association is proud of the hard work and determination of our riders,” club president Jason Kelly wrote in an email.