On August 28, 2016, the Michigan BMX State Championship Finals were hosted at Rock City BMX in Rockford. Noah and Abbey Salisbury both successfully defended their titles as State Champion.
Noah “Dirt Hawk” reclaimed state titles in both the 14 Expert and 14 Cruiser classes for the second year straight, and currently claims both #1 plates in the District, too. He also plays halfback and free safety for the Cedar Springs Red Hawks freshman football team. On September 25, Noah won the Indiana BMX State Championship Finals, also a repeat of last year.
Abbey “Bombshell” also captured victory in both the 12 Girls and 12 Girls Cruiser classes. She now holds an impressive 8 State Champion designations, as well as two District titles.
“Gnarly” Marley Salisbury, a part-time racer, finished the season at #4 in the 8 Girls class.
BMX is a year-round sport in our area, racing outdoors all summer and indoors in Greenville all winter. Anyone interested in trying BMX can find more info at rockcitybmx.com, rockcityindoorbmx.com, or search for Rock City BMX on Facebook.