Sheridan Batistic of the Batemans Bay BMX Club is over the moon having helped put together another BMX Open day on the Batemans Bay track. With hundreds of volunteer hours in track preparation and all of the organising it takes to host a State accredited event that saw over 350 riders attend from little ones through to International greats the Batemans Bay club members pushed through all the hurdles and the midnight hours to deliver a corker. Sheridan said of her fellow club members, organisers, volunteers, sponsors, the riders and the spectators "There are no words to describe how much fun our Open was this weekend!" "All Superclass and Masterclass in flats! To watch these guys and gals laugh and have so much fun was awesome! 👌🏁 "Congrats to Luke Madill who won the Men's Superclass Final
"Congrats to Gemma-Lee Thomas who won the Women's Superclass Final! "To try and thank everyone who contributed to such an amazing weekend would be impossible but we do thank our amazing committee, amazing club members, amazing family and friends and brilliant sponsors for a top weekend! "Thanks to BMX NSW for the opportunity to host another awesome Open this year! Thanks to all officials who worked over the weekend! "Thanks to all Clubs who travelled to support us this weekend! "Thanks to Alex Cameron and Gemma-Lee Thomas for holding coaching sessions and giving riders confidence for today! So proud of all our riders for giving their all at their home track! "
Results for the Batemans Bay riders are as follows: 5 BOYS SPROCKETS Harley Bishop Lochie Helms Finn Rehardt 7 BOYS SPROCKETS Lachy Batistic Griffin Hannan Remy Helms Connor Newell 7 GIRLS SPROCKETS Taylor Traecey 8 BOYS Harvey D'Evelynes - Semi Finals Riley Newell - Semi Finals Jaxon Pinder - 7th in Finals Roland Wright - 6th in Finals 10 BOYS Shannon Batistic - 7th in Finals Kayum Fernandez - Motos 12 BOYS Sam Callaghan - 7th in Finals Darcy Clifton-Bishop - Motos Kyle Young - 6th in Finals 35-39 MEN Carlo Bishop - 6th in Finals Troy Crouch - Motos 13 GIRLS Claudia Hannan - 4th in Finals 8-10 BOYS CRUISER Shannon Batistic - 2nd in Finals 11-12 BOYS CRUISER Kyle Young - 3rd in Finals 17-24 MENS CRUISER Kane West- 4th in Finals Fighting for Eli. Huge thank you to Debbie Hoy, Pedro Keenan Sam Callaghan, Kaine Keenan, Braith Van Dyk, Kaelee D'Evelynes and Kathy Barlow for raising money at the Bay Open for Sambo #21's mate Eli, a young 12 year old Bay boy, who is battling brain cancer. Deb shaved the heads of many generous BMXers today who were super keen to support Sam's mate, Eli. Thank you so much to everyone who donated and lost their locks! A huge $565 was raised for Eli and his family! What an amazing BMX community we have!