MOUNTAIN BIKING: Trotter triumphs and three other St Ives aces also earn podium finishes

Sam Trotter triumphed in the latest round of the Mud Sweat & Gears Eastern League.

Sam Trotter triumphed in the latest round of the Mud Sweat & Gears Eastern League. - Credit: Archant

St Ives Cycling Club star Sam Trotter tasted success in the third round of the Mud Sweat & Gears Eastern League.

Ralf Falkner on his way to second place in the Juvenile Male category.

Ralf Falkner on his way to second place in the Juvenile Male category. - Credit: Archant

Trotter triumphed in the Youth Male category at the Lee Valley Velopark in London and there were also three other podium finishes for the local club.

Ralf Falkner was runner-up in the Juvenile Male section while Sapphire Curtis (Juvenile Girls) and Ruby O’Dell (Under 12 Girls) both bagged third places.

Beatrice Pauley just missed out on a podium finish of her own when fourth at Juvenile Girls level while brother Dominic Pauley (Under 12 Boys), Nathan Gibson (Junior Male) and Jack Taylor (Sport Male) all impressed to finish fifth.

Other St Ives riders in action were Max Falkner (13th, Youth Male), Leo Falkner (15th, Open Male), Nick Smith (31st, Veteran Male) and Mick Curtis (41st, Grand Veteran Male).


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