BMX star performs stunts at Huntingdon sports festival

Hinchingbrooke School cluster sports festival, BMX champion Mike Mullen, doing stunts for the pupils

Hinchingbrooke School cluster sports festival, BMX champion Mike Mullen, doing stunts for the pupils. jumping over (l-r) teacher Jason Turnbull, Head Teacher Andrew Goulding, pupils annie, Deborah, Andrew, PE Teacher Tara Crumpler, and Chairman of Govenors Mick Ager. - Credit: Archant

BMX star Mike Mullen kicked off Hinchingbrooke School’s Commonwealth-themed sports festival for Year 6 pupils in style.

More than 300 pupils from nine primary schools who are due to start at the Huntingdon school in September congregated on Thursday to take part in a host of sporting activities to help inspire them to take part in sport and physical activity over the summer.

Former world champion Mr Mullen performed several stunts, including jumping over headteacher Andrew Goulding, as well as meeting with students to talk to them about his journey through the sport.

Several Year 7 students wrote secret messages, like the Queen’s message in the Commonwealth Games’ baton, which were read out at the festival.

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