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.
2019 Cyclocross Champions
|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 cyclingbc.eventbrite.ca
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