New Zealand photo epic – Michael Bias and Jessie Smith take the win in Cambridge.

15.03.2020

New Zealand photo epic – Michael Bias and Jessie Smith take the win in Cambridge.

Jessie Smith and Sarah Walker
All photography: Dan Griffiths

What a day of racing! Thank you New Zealand.  A stacked global field of riders saw local riders take the win in a fast, action-packed day with brilliant spectator support.⠀

The current Elite National BMX Champ, Michael Bias took the honors in the Men’s category after beating out current King of Crankworx leader Bas van Steenbergen in the semis. Bennett Greenough and Jayden Fleming secured 2nd and 3rd place respectively with Bas van Steenbergen taking 4th. 

Jessie Smith, current Elite Junior BMX Champion secured her place to Leogang against London Olympic medalist, Sarah Walker after a mistake on track saw Sarah leaving the course in the Final run. Current NZ Elite Woman’s BMX Champion, Rebecca Petch secured the 3rd step on the podium against Dutch rider Manon Veenstra.⠀

Results⠀

Women

1st Jessie Smith⠀
2nd Sarah Walker⠀
3rd Rebecca Petch⠀
4th Manon Veenstra⠀

Men

1st Michael Bias.⠀
2nd Bennet Greenough⠀
3rd Jayden Fleming.⠀
4th Bas Van Steenbergen⠀