GALLERY: Pedal pumpin' at Jetty Flat BMX track

MORE than 350 riders pumped the pedals at Warrnambool BMX Club’s annual classic at Jetty Flat last weekend.

With hot competition from around the state, a host of Warrnambool members emerged successful. They put their home-track experience to good use with the club’s team of riders all making finals.

Warrnambool’s Jephcott family had a day to remember with Karla winning the women’s 30 years and over cruiser class while her daughter Johanna won the 11-12 years girls’ cruiser class. 

Husband and father Tim was second in the men’s 30-plus cruiser class and third in the 20-inch bike section. He was one of two local riders to feature in the top 50 fastest times for the day.

Amber Dowd won the girls’ 10-year-old section, James McKinnon took out the nine-year-old boys’ class while Nikita McKinnon was second in the 13-year-old girls. Warrnambool hard-charger Blair Hewett was third in the 12-13 boys’ cruiser class. Bec Toulin was third behind Jephcott in the women’s 30-plus cruiser class.

Ararat rider Josh Cain, who is a member of the Warrnambool club, was 13th fastest over the day, with an impressive lap time of 41.396 seconds.

Photographer AARON SAWALL captured some of the action under sunny skies.

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