Linkside pupil has eyes on national title
A LINKSIDE High School pupil won the first leg of the junior cross country national Mountain Bike Cup Series in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
total of 140 competitors from around the world converged on Port Elizabeth to participate in the event.
The gruelling 4.7km course was on the rocky slopes of the Baakens Valley, behind William Moffet Retail Park.
Linkside High’s Marco Joubert, 17, who assisted with building and laying out the track, won the junior category in two minutes, 51 seconds.
Joubert, who is part of the national Kargo Pro Mountain Bike Team, said yesterday winning the race was a long-time dream.
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