Monday, August 23, 2010
Talent by families.
Championship by Cyclisme!
The 2010 edition of the OBRA Junior and Team Event Championships was a Cyclisme victory as Word-RCB was the largest and funnest family oriented team on the Alpenrose infield.
Children did their thing in the morning, participating in Omniums that left Maya Bergmann, Isabelle Ford, and Naiqwan Pellman, OBRA Champions.
Then in the afternoon the fourteen year old boys formed up a great Olympic Sprint Team and Naiqwan joined the elite Cyclisme "A" Team with Word, Bedford, and Hansen.
Jake and Stephen also teamed up with Beardsley and Blackwelder of the team Gentle Lovers to win a Silver Medal in the 14lap/4K Team Pursuit.
Cyclisme Women were the talk of the day as their class, grace and grit made the competition the fastest for women in years.
Candi and Mike Murray
did a great job running the show,
and they got some help from our Maya Bergmann.
Many did work behind the scenes
to make the show go. Shawn Brockway and Mike Ford
supported racers and Directeurs, alike.
politics that had
to be handled as usual, but we had some
powerful women to
Junior girls like Maya and Gillian were empowered by the example of strength and intensity their elder sisters exuded when they were on the march.
Cyclisme was a word
worn proudly, as we were the pride of Oregon Bicycle Racing on this day of Team and Junior Track Championship racing.