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BC’s 2019 Cyclo-cross Provincial Champions Crowned at Knox Mountain Park

The results are in. The winners of the School of Hard Knox pb ChainLine Cycle 2019 BC Cyclo-cross Provincial Championships were crowned this past Sunday, November 10th at Knox Mountain Park, just north of downtown Kelowna. Over 150 riders from all across the province showed up to the races on a beautiful sunny Okanagan day.

The Elite Men’s provincial championship title was won by Craig Richey (Easton – Giant p/b Transitions Life Care) of North Vancouver making him a five-time BC CX Champion. Nicholas Kupiak (Naked Factory Racing) of Vancouver came in second, followed by Evan Russell (TaG Cycling Race Team) from Mill Bay in third place.

Fresh off a bronze medal performance at the Canadian National CX championships a week earlier, Coquitlam’s Sandra Waclter (Liv Racing) took the Elite Women’s provincial championship title while Vancouver’s Anne Ouellet (Fluvog’s Crit Nasty) finished second, and Helena Broomham (Ricky Bobby) of Kelowna in third.

Leif Rodgers (Cannondale) of Port Moody who also competed at the national cyclo-cross championships in Peterborough, Ontario last weekend won the BC Provincial title in the Junior Men’s category beating out hometown racers Emmett Hancock (SRAM/WTB/Afton) and Erik Haaheim. Lily Ujfalusi won the Junior Women’s category ahead of Isla Walker (Tripleshot) from Victoria in second, and Kaelen Coles-Lyster of Maple Ridge in third.

Other 2019 Masters Provincial CX Championships categories included various masters’ age categories, as well as men’s and women’s U17, U15, and U13.

Results Race 1

Results Race 2

Results Race 3

Results Race 4

2019 Cyclocross Champions

Category Champion City Team
U13 Men West Pollock North Vancouver DEVO
U13 Women Tayte Proulx-Royds Kelowna
U15 Men Liam Worsfold Brentwood Bay Tripleshot
U15 Women Sarah Roberts Cumberland Dodge City Cyles
U17 Men Noah Rubuliak Kelowna
U17 Women Eva Leikermoser Cumberland Trail Bicycles Racing
Master 30-39 Men Dayna Seaward Vancouver Last Call Racing / Kona Canada
Master 40-49 Women Marta Green Vernon Vernon Cyclocross
Master 50+ Women Stephanie Cripps North Vancouver Daryl Evans
Master 60+ Men Colin Funk Vancouver Escape Velocity
Master 30-39 Men Jessy Hoffman North Vancouver Last Call Racing / Kona Canada
Master 40-49 Men Bob Welbourn North Vancouver DEVO
Master 50-59 Men Jeremy Seamans Squamish UBC
Single Speed Men Mark Oldenburg Coquitlam
Junior Men Lief Rodgers Port Moody Cannondale
Junior Women Lilly Ujfalusi New Westminster Cannondale
Elite Women Sandra Walter Coquitlam Liv Racing
Elite Men Craig Richey North Vancouver Easton – Giant p/b Transitions Life Care


Thanks to ChainLine Cycle Kelowna for hosting a fantastic 2019 Provincial CX Championships, all the volunteers, officials, spectators, and riders that came out to the race.

BC’s 2019 Provincial Champions across all disciplines will be recognized at the Cycling BC Season Wrap-up Party and Awards on Saturday, November 23rd at the BC Sports Hall of Fame. Tickets are available now at

Photos by Gord Goble
Photos by Gord Goble
Photos by Gord Goble
Photos by Gord Goble
Photos by Gord Goble
Photos by Gord Goble