Hamilton cyclists pedal their skills

(Photo: NCCH)

(Photo: NCCH)

Sixteen riders from the National Cycling Centre Hamilton are racing at this weekend’s National Track Cycling Championships for Under-17 and junior divisions.

The Hamilton cyclists will compete as Team NCCH pb DEC Express at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre at 2015 Pan Am Boulevard in Milton. The event is free of charge to the public.

Competing as part of the NCCH in the women’s U17 section are:

Victoria Slater in Team Pursuit (TP), Team Sprint (TS), Individual Pursuit (IP), Scratch Race (SCR), Points Race (PNTS), and Elimination race (ELIM);

Kaitlyn Raueerda in TP, TS, IP, SCR, PNTS, and ELIM;

Natalie Hamel in TS, SCR, PNTS, and Elim.

In the women’s U19 category are:

Amy Bell in TP, TS, IP, SCR, PNTS, ELIM, 500m, Matched Sprint Tournament (SP), and the Keirin;

Hillary Lowrt in TP, IP, SCR, PNTS, and ELIM.

In the men’s U17 section:

Sydney Flageole-Bray will challenge in TP, IP, SCR, PNTS, and ELIM;

Dawson MacDonald in TP, IP, SCR, PNTS, and ELIM;

Joey Carone in TP, IP, SCR, PNTS,and elim;

Ronan Johnson in SCR, PNTS, and ELIM;

Ethan Sittington in SCR, PNTS, and ELIM

Spencer Straughan in TS, SCR, PNTS, ELIM, 500m, SP, and the Keirin.

In the U19 group:

Jordan Jones in TP, IP, SCR, PNTS, and ELIM;

Josh Shenker in IP, SCR, PNTS, and Elim;

Josh Smith in TP, IP, SCR, PNTS, and ELIM;

Eric Bartolomeo in SCR, PNTS, ELIM and the Keirin.

Hamilton’s NCCH is offers a free four week indoor Youth Cycling program. Bikes and everything supplied. For additional information contact

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