The Blizzard Bike Club held its 28th Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday night at the Quality Inn with 40 people in attendance.
Jolea Bilodeau and Pat Ferris took home the most trophies with four each. Stephen Ferris and Kevin Shaw each took home two. Kevin Shaw took home the ‘Most Improved’ and Larry Joice got the ‘Halfwheel’ trophy for best crash.
Club President Patricia Emery complimented the club on its racing achievements such as Richard Wood’s National Silver medal, Robert Martens provincial gold medal and Peter Kings’ efforts to make the National Para Cycling team. She also mentioned the work the club members have done in building the Cactus mountain bike trails, which are soon to become a registered trail with Tourism BC.
The club would like to thank Barb, Jolea, Patricia, Lois and Hilda for putting it all together.
Sunday afternoon’s Cyclo cross was snowed out.
Coming up on Sunday, Oct 31 is the final Blizzard event of the season. The ‘Muddy Face’ Club Cyclo Cross Championships at 1 pm from the North Peace High School circuit.
Age Class Trophy and Award winners:
Peewee – Tristen Bourassa, Junior Brandon Joice,
Senior Wm. Jolea Bilodeau Senior men (tie) Stephen Ferris/ Tim Gladysz/Colter Young.
Masters A: George Gamble, B: Kevin Shaw, C: Pat Ferris, D: Ken Nix
Masters B Women: Barb Polehoykie, C: Dawn Gladysz.
Mountain biking: Men: Pat Ferris, Wm: Jolea Bilodeau, U15: Connor McDonell
Duathlon Men: Pat Ferris/Bob Andrews, Wm: Jolea Bilodeau
Combines Cup: Pat Ferris, Wm Jolea Bilodeau
Fastest Baldonnel Time Trial: Stephen Ferris and Sandy McDonald.
Best Crash: Larry Joice
Most Improved: Kevin Shaw.