Building on the success of the 2013 competition, the WOMZA Inter-
The race administration, logistics and operations were world class, and together with the awesome MX talent, the event was simply BRILLIANT. Entries exceeded the 250 of last year and many more sponsors came on board.
As we rolled into the circuit at 06h00 on Saturday morning, the atmosphere was electric and many had resolved to unseat the SA champions who were declared last month. Chatting to a runner-
The MX 2 class – packed with talent, delivered some brilliant racing
French junior regional champion Tristan Tavares, impressed the crowds with his brilliant handling of the big wheel 85 as he floated over Seventh Heaven and Mammoth Mountain. It was, however, our own Justin Thompson who proved that he was the best in SA.
The Pro – mini class ready for their second practice
This year Limpopo had a substantial presence, so with six well represented regions, the event lived up to the claim of a true inter-
The Eastern Cape nearly caused an upset and was ahead of the Western Cape up until lunch time on Sunday. The Free State was cheered on by the home fans at the march past and KZN fared substantially better than last year. Watch out for them next year.
Watching the ladies were fantastic and to see Amy-
A sea of colour as teams prepare to ‘parade’
During lunch time we were treated to an air display, much to the delight of the riders and the close to 2500 spectators. The march past was just as colourful and ALL the teams looked so smart in their jerseys. The Western Cape were the brightest and their war cry had us cracking up with laughter – “Make like a petrol bomb “ -
To elaborate on all the action of the 2 day event is beyond the scope of this report, but please visit either the WOMZA website or ESMK for all the times and overall results.
MX 2 -
Next year, there will be a second big event, but with a different format and additional stakeholders. Mark Sangster has come up with an exciting new concept and will be presenting the idea to the National MX committee at their meeting next week. Rumour has it that it will be part of an MX Festival, so more exciting MX news on the WOMZA horizon.
Thanks to all the riders – you did yourselves proud and certainly entertained and captivated the crowds. Thanks also to all the team managers and regional representatives for your sterling cooperation, hard work and the effort you ploughed into your teams. Then, lastly, to all the officials, sponsors and the BORC committee. You rock!!
Yes, there had to be a winner and deservedly the North (Gauteng and Limpopo) took the trophy away from the South, albeit by the narrowest of margins. The Northern region (Gauteng), defended their inter-
The winners of the 2014 Inter-
We look forward to the 2015 challenge, as fun, camaraderie, sportsmanship, friendship and a relaxed family atmosphere certainly characterised the previous 2 events.
Well done – it was simply the BEST!!
BORC and CTMX
7 October 2014