2018 Wellington Schools Road Cycling Champs

On Sunday 23 September, fifty riders from schools in the Lower North Island attended the annual Wellington Schools Road Cycling Champs were held in Trentham and Whitemans Valley.

The First event of the day was a Hill Climb up Wallaceville Hill, then an Individual Time Trial on Whitemans Valley, followed by a short circuit criterium course in Trentham.

Toby Braun from Upper Hutt College dominated the U15 boys events throughout by winning all three events, with George Tompkin and Harrison Stew (Scots College) taking 2nd and 3rd place overall.

Stanley Riddle (Onslow College) won the Hill Climb and Time Trial and came 3rd in the criterium to win the U17 boys Champs from Freddie Dossor (Scots) and Josh Turnbull (St Pat’s Town).

Bridget Olphert (Queen Margaret) won the U17 girls Race.

Louis Hodgkinson (Scots) won all three events to win the Gold in the U19 Boys race, from Josh Watson (Hutt Valley High School) & Daniel Rickerby (Upper Hutt College) in 3rd.