River City Cycle club recognizes aspiring young athlete with award

The River City Cycle Club presented Niclas Manders, of Quadra Island with the 2011 Young Athlete Award

The River City Cycle Club (RCCC) presented Niclas Manders, of Quadra Island with the 2011 Young Athlete Award.

This cash award recognizes an aspiring young athlete, under 25 years of age who shows promise in a cycling discipline. Manders is a grade 12, French immersion student at CARIHI.

In 2011 he competed in the BC Cup XC (Cross Country) series in mountain biking. Manders participated in races from Vancouver Island to Invermere and placed 2nd in the provincial Junior Men’s (17 – 18 year old) division.

The RCCC recognized Manders’ focus and effort and awarded him $880 to support his training and competition for the 2012 BC Cup XC mountain bike season.

For more information on the River City Cycle Club or the young athlete award go to their web site www.rivercitycycle.ca