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There was BMX aplenty over the first weekend of Autumn with multiple state series events, clubbies and fundraisers happening from the east coast to the west coast. However, ‘Wolfdene’ BMX Open at Casey BMX Club is the focus of this week’s Tales from the Berm.

COVER PIC: Courtesy of Casey BMX Club Facebook Page

With the BMXA national championships countdown reaching the two-week mark, competitors from across the country are trying to get in as much riding before the trip to Launceston.

BMXSA held the third and fourth round of their state series, Hawkesbury Hornets BMX club and Penrith BMX club held a fundraiser clubby for #KaiFight77 with nearly 200 riders attending and South Queensland’s shootout series was back for its third instalment of the year.

Posted by Penrith BMX Club on Saturday, 7 March 2020

BMX Victoria had a massive weekend of racing with the Victorian state series at Frankston BMX Club on the Saturday and the Wolfdene BMX Open on the Sunday. Across the two events, nearly 600 riders raced, a fantastic achievement!

Casey BMX Club, one of the youngest clubs in the country, held their annual Wolfdene open, with close to 200 hundred riders competing in an action-packed day of racing. Many riders made it a weekend of BMX with the majority racing the previous day in the state series.

Olympian Bodi Turner headlined a stacked men’s superclass with Max Cairns, Hayden Fletcher and local Patrick Bognar all racing. Cairns was the winner of the day, taking out the final in a well-matched field with the fastest time of the day.

On the women’s ledger, Victorian state champion Zoe Johnston dominated the day’s proceedings followed by current 40-44 women’s national champion Jacyln Wilson and Knox BMX Club’s Taylan Bonham,

Johnston wasn’t the only rider to not drop a lap all day with nine other riders boasting perfect motos.

• Liam Steinlauf, 8 boy’s, Eastfields BMX Club
• Stevie Halloran, 9 girl’s, Geelong BMX Club
• Reegan Schafter, 11 boy’s, Knox BMX Club
• Gracie Piergrosse, 11 girl’s, Portland BMX Club
• Callum Whitney, 14 boy’s, Mildura BMX Club
• Johanna Jpehcott, 17-24 women’s Ballarat-Sebastopol BMX Club
• Lee Ellis, 40-49 men’s open wheel, Frankston BMX Club
• Samuel Todd, 8-14 boy’s retro junior, Sunbury BMX Club

You can check out all the results HERE!

Congratulations to everyone who raced 2020 Casey Wolfdene BMX Open today.
Thank you to all our volunteers and committee…

Posted by Casey BMX Club on Sunday, 8 March 2020


Overseas action saw some of our elite riders take part in the Lone Star Nationals in Houston, Texas on Saturday with Anthony Dean placing second in the men’s elite and Saya Sakakibara placing third in the women’s elite.

 

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#KaiFight77

The fundraising effort from the BMX community for #KaiFight77 has been tremendous with the total amount raised sitting at close to $46,000! Check out some of the content from the fundraiser in Sydney on Saturday below!

Bunny Hop Comp is underway 😊👍

Posted by KaiFight77 on Friday, 6 March 2020

Posted by KaiFight77 on Saturday, 7 March 2020


DON’T FORGET!

Entries are still open for BMX Australia’s events, with the third round of the national series in Canberra in April – entries close April 11 at 11PM, so enter now – HERE!

For all BMXA events – CLICK HERE.


EVENTS ACROSS THE NATION

Friday, March 6

  • Series 1, Round 3, Canberra BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • Term 1 Week 5, Eastern Goldfields BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • Friday Racing, Maryborough BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • Ipswich Race Night 5, Ipswich & West Moreton BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • CCBMX Series 1 Round 2, Coffs Coast BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • Caboolture S1 R02, Caboolture BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • Club Night, Southern Districts BMX Raceway – CLICK HERE
  • Club Race with Time Trials, Jingili BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • Pine Rivers Series 1 2020 – Round 2, Pine Rivers BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • Club Championships Round 1, Frankston BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • Cairns Friday Night Round 23 Cairns BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • Byford BMX Club 2020 Round 1, Byford BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • BMX Round 1, Night 5, Wanneroo BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • MBMX Round 4, Maitland Tenambit BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • Club Racing, Centenary Plains BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • Cowmeet 15, Cowaramup BMX Club – CLICK HERE

Saturday, March 7

  • 2020 Biloela BMX Bash – Callide Valley BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • POP Clubby Round 2, Park Orchards BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • 2020 BMXSA State Series, Round 3, Gawler BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • LBMX S1 R2, Lake Macquarie BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • SL BMX 2020 Series 1 – Round 3, Southlake Illawarra BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • BMX Victoria State Series, Frankston BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • Atherton Club Racing 7/3/20, Atherton BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • 2020 Biloela BMX Bash, Callide Valley BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • 2020 BMX South Queensland Shootout Series – Round 3, Ashmore BMX Club – CLICK HERE

Sunday, March 8

  • 2020 Biloela BMX Bash – Callide Valley BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • Kaifight Fundraiser, Hawkesbury Hornets BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • Casey Wolfdene Open, Casey BMX Club – CLICK HERE
  • 2020 BMXSA State Series, Round 4 – CLICK HERE