Rising stars shine bright at academy graduation dinner

  In a room brimming with athletic talent, just nine the chosen few were in the running to be named South West Sydney Academy of Sport 2019 athlete of the year at its annual graduation dinner. By now most people in South West Sydney know that BMX champion Rory Southwell took that honour. But who were the other rising stars who were...

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Rory Southwell: BMX ace beats serious injury to win athlete of year award

The 15-year-old BMX champion from Harrington Park who accepted the honour at the academy's awards dinner on Friday night should not even be racing, let alone winning competitions and prestigious athlete of the year awards. In 2017, a hip injury robbed him of the chance to take part in the BMX world championships in the USA and kept hi...

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Amazing night of 'youth and Olympic athlete awards'

The class of 2019 South West Sydney Academy athletes, graduated in style with nearly 600 guests in attendance, at the auspicious Campbelltown Catholic Club's, 'The CUBE' Entertainment Centre. The incoming NSW Minister for Sport, Mr. John Soditi was just one of over 20 representative from all levels of government in attendance,...

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Budding BMX stars take on Mt Panorama to prepare for major tour

As BMX is predominantly an individual sport, riders often travel long distances to some amazing tracks to race. But the opportunity to travel with a group of similar aged, high achieving riders and to train in a professional environment can be something else altogether. Nine local Macarthur BMX Club riders are doing just that and...

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Local Sports Academy Praises Big Boost for BMX

The proposed redevelopment of the Kirkham Sports Precinct is set to provide a big boost to local BMX riders of all levels. Our local Macarthur BMX club has called Kirkham home for many years and has done a remarkable job promoting participation in this exciting sport.
Indeed, Macarthur BMX is one Australia's leading clubs and provi...

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