Cyclists Timaru Noah Hollamby and Jaxson Whyte will ride in the colors of Mid-South Canterbury at the National Track Championships in Cambridge.
South Canterbury Cyclists enjoyed success at opposite ends of the South Island this weekend.
In Nelson, Noah Hollamby (Timaru) produced a dominating display to win the Boys Under-17 category of the Tasman Wheelers Junior Tour for the second consecutive year. The event is the third race in Cycling New Zealand’s national road series for the Under-15, Under-17 and Under-19 categories.
Noah won two of the three stages and king of the mountains class to finish two seconds ahead of Carter Guichard (Wanaka) with Josh Parsons (Christchurch) a minute longer in third.
Noah Cycling South Canterbury teammates Flynn Turnbull and Sophie Best finished third in their respective Boys and Girls Under 15s.
At Invercargill, Hamish McDonald won bronze medals at the CNZ National Masters Track Championships in the 3000m Individual Pursuit and 750m in the Men’s Masters 3 class.
Meanwhile, a seven-member squad from Mid-South Canterbury will be led by Tokyo Olympian Holly Edmondston when the five-day New Zealand National Track Championships kick off in Cambridge on March 15.
Edmondston, who will compete in the elite women’s category, will be joined by rising MSC stars Jaxson Whyte and Jonathan Fish (men under 19), Noah Hollamby (boys under 17), Conor Toomey and Jesse Johnston ( boys under 15) and Olivia Ewing (girls under 15).