The Malta Independent 27 May 2019, Monday

Very successful BMX Fest - Xmas Edition 2018 International Event

Monday, 3 December 2018, 10:52 Last update: about 7 months ago

Karl Naja

Between the 30th November and the 2nd of December, the Malta BMX Association hosted the 5th BMX Fest - Xmas Edition International Event at the BMX warehouse 086 in Pembroke. 

Over 30 foreigners traveled to Malta for this event, where 22 international BMX Athletes competed over the weekend. The main competition took place on Sunday during the Open competition where 18 BMX athletes competed, 4 being local riders. It was 14 year old Dutch rider Jari Roggeveen who took 3rd place, followed by UK rider Jack Mould in 2nd and Defending Champion Tom van den Bogaard from the Netherlands who took the win for the second consecutive year.


A best trick competition was also held during the open competition which was won by UK Rider Jack Mould, other categories in the competition such as Best local rider was won by Karl Naja and Most Promising Local Rider by Luke Farrugia.
Other results of the weekend are as followed:

BMX Park Group B

1st Mike Borg Grech
2nd: James Grech
3rd: Samuel Pullicino

BMX Park Group A

1st: Raimonds Bumeisters
2nd: Gianni Zahra
3rd: Luke Farrugia

Bunny Hop Competition: Gianni Zahra
Game of Bike Group A: Gianni Zahra
Game of Bike Group B: Sheldon Calleja
Game of Scoot: Shaun Alfalah  

The association would like to thank all the foreigners who traveled to Malta for the event and most especially all the locals who turned up to support over the weekend. 

Finally the assoicaition would like to thank the sponsors Riot Boutique Jump Street Wheel Wizard (Malta) Avantech Ltd Malta Tourism Authority Mandali Shop BUFF SportMalta Pembroke Local CouncilJV Pharma Match Ready for making the event possible.

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