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Whanganui cycling sisters Kenzey and Kassidy Compton continue to show promise

Whanganui cycling sisters Kenzey and Kassidy Compton continue to show promise

Whanganui cycling sisters Kenzey and Kassidy Compton continue to turn heads in the lower North Island cycling world. Competing for Bike Manawatu, the Compton sisters…

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Whanganui cycling sisters Kenzey and Kassidy Compton continue to turn heads in the lower North Island cycling world.

Competing for Bike Manawatu, the Compton sisters have had strong showings at the Bike Manawatu and West Coast North Island Championships in the last month.

On February 27, Kenzey and Kassidy won the 2000m individual pursuit titles in their respective age groups, then on March 6, they each won the 500m time trial as well as their scratch races.

Fourteen-year-old Kenzey competes in the under-17 girls category, with 11-year-old Kassidy competing in the under-13 girls.

With the Track National Championships in Cambridge next week, coach Lyall Hastie is happy with Kenzey’s form heading into the big meet.

"This is the top riders across New Zealand. She has another year or two in this age category. She is going pretty good. She will be competitive, that is for sure."

At the 2021 championships, Kenzey broke the ManawatÅ« under-15 pursuit record in her first attempt at the race. Open up the latest news from Whanganui "It was pretty amazing considering she hadn’t done one before," Hastie said.Due to Covid restrictions with Omicron throughout the country, the family won’t get to watch Kenzey compete."We will be sitting in the carpark, unfortunately. It’s not like any of the champs we have been to, it is going to be totally different. " Kassidy Compton continues to improve, winning three races at Bike Manawatu and the West Coast North Island Championships. Photo / Supplied Hastie said the past two years had been difficult […]

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