Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

ClarencepedalsinforBMX; Riders of All Ages Got into the Action Learning to Share Track

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

ClarencepedalsinforBMX; Riders of All Ages Got into the Action Learning to Share Track

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Byline: GREG BROWN sport@dailyexaminer.com.au

The kids at the Clarence Valley BMX track in South Grafton had a surprise visitor last Saturday when Clarence the Cougar dropped in for a while.

The cougar is the Clarence Valley BMX Club's mascot and it looks like we will be seeing a lot more of this crazy cougar in the future.

Clarence spent some time playing with the young BMX riders before giving some advice to riders up at the start hill.

Like everyone last Saturday, Clarence the cougar went looking for water as it was one of those hot dry windy days in the valley with a few fires raging in the distance making the sun look like a red ball in the sky. Once racing got started it was on for young and old with riders ranging in age from five to 49 years old all having ago at BMX racing.

The club's newest riders are showing no fear as they learn how to race amongst a group of other riders, which is a lot different from riding around the track by yourself. …

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