BMX champion to represent SA in USA
GERMISTON – Seven-time National Champion, Connor Terblanche (15), took part in the BMX National Age Group Series (NAGS) over the Easter weekend.
The Glenwood High School boy, competed in the combined 15-16-year-old Expert class against nationally ranked riders in both age groups. The first three legs of the eight leg series took place at Germiston BMX Track in Johannesburg as part of a series in preparation for the UCI BMX World Championships in July and National Championships in October.
While fighting for 2nd place during the final of Leg 1 on Saturday, Terblanche was relegated to 8th place in the last turn but the BMX rider won Gold in the final of Leg 2.
On Sunday, April 16, Terblanche again qualified for the final and ended in third place winning Bronze.
The next 3 legs of the series, which will take place at Queensburgh BMX Track, in early July.
Terblanche will go on to represent South Africa at the UCI BMX World Championships in Rockhill, South Carolina, USA, at the end of July.