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Fort St. John resident wins Piccolo Fondo

Romeo Bowie with Gran Fondo founder Mercx. Photo Diane Elliot.
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PENTICTON, B.C. – A Fort St. John resident turned heads at the Piccolo Fondo in Penticton this past weekend.

The Piccolo Fondo is a bike race part of the Gran Fondo held every July in Penticton. The event sees kids aged 5-12 compete in races with distances from 400 metres to 5 kilometres.

Nine-year-old Romeo Bowie had a competition to remember as he finished first place out of 60 racers in his age group.

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