BMX club rides wave of popularity after Olympics
BMX club has seen a surge in new members after the Rio Olympics
boosted interest in the sport.
club - whose most famous member is Burnham Olympics cyclist Liam
Phillips - is holding a series of open days this month for potential
new members to try out the sport at the Apex Park track.
club's members include 9 year-old British and national champion
Taylor Hunt, right. Six year-old Jenson Hunt was also fourth in
the British championships in his age group this year.
the publicity around Liam at the Rio Olympics this past summer has
helped us - it promoted the sport and is encouraging local
youngsters to give it a go," the club's Sue Cornelius told
have 30 members and are growing all the time - but we'd like to
see more from the Burnham area taking part so we're holding a series
of open days for people to find out more."
would like to train the next generation of champions. BMX is a fun
sport and we aim to continue the club's success with youngsters
from across the area."
BMX Club is open this Saturday from 11am-2pm.