Learskool Baanbreker pupil Braden Schutte (8), flying the multi-coloured South African Flag in Colombia for the BMX World Championships. The Grade 3 learner departed our shores on Thursday, May 19 and was scheduled to race on May 23.
Schutte, fondly known as Wacky, raced in the nine-year-olds class in his official South African-colours shirt.
Shuttle’s most recent accolades include:
- Number one Germiston U-8 BMX club rider.
- Gauteng BMX awarded first overall for 2015 season U-8 and receiving full Gauteng Provincial colours.
- Gauteng overall provincial champion Floating Trophy 2015, making him the youngest rider to win this award two times in a row.
- Grand National inter-province, awarded first place overall for season for U-8 receiving his national jersey.
- Number one at South African Cycling BMX Championships SA one plate U-6,
He finished third at the UCI U-8 BMX All African Continental Championships Series in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Braden also adds “ I’m going to train hard and win the SAs again and then go to World champs in 2018”.