BMX Nationals - Imanuel - Room 7 reports

By Imanuel Abdel Malak | Posted: Tuesday May 9, 2017

My sport is BMX and I was lucky to attend the 2017 BMX Nationals in Te Awamutu, Waikato, read on to see how I did.

Photo taken by Gary Littlefield/ I am the one in the middle ಠ_ಠ

Hello, as some of you may know I am Imanuel.  My sport is BMX and I was lucky to attend the 2017 BMX Nationals in Te Awamutu, Waikato, my mum and I flew up to Auckland and drove to Cambridge. 

The day of national's I got 2nd, 1st, 5th, and 8th, this meant I could move on to the quarterfinals. In the quarterfinals I was doing so well and was in 4th until the person in front of me crashed.  I went right into him (OUCH!) I finished the race in 7th place out of 8 riders, because of the crash I did not qualify for the semi finals. I could not control the uncontrollable, my overall place was 27th out of 50 for the eleven year old boys! In September I will be going to the AIMS games in Tauranga to represent our school. Hope I can see more people trying BMX and getting out on their bike.

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Photo taken by Gary Littlefield