Saturday, May 31, 2008

Nebraska trip (part 2)

Homer rode Sat. & Sunday.

The first day he ended up in 2nd place but

Sunday he won 1st place.

He rode in the expert level.

This is the first time he's won .
Getting his first place medal.

I don't have any pictures of him riding in the event.

The first day he said I could not get to where he was riding &

the 2nd day I was riding a bike to follow him...

I had a camera but could not get any pictures.

This picture is from THE Pile...

we was at a quarry,

he is at the top.

Oh, I almost forgot he had a small accident Sun. while he was going to

another section. A rock was hiding in the grass & he fell on some gravel.

Poor kid, he hurt his elbow & side. He was pretty shaken up but went

back to racing after we patched him up & still ended up in first.

After the race he went to the van & went to sleep.

Friday, May 9, 2008

Nebraska trip (part 1)

This past weekend we went to Nebraska for an event.

It was a success.
Everyone had a good time.

We picked the children up early at school & headed out.

DH got us a very nice had an indoor pool & hot tub :)
He dropped us off & took the bikes to the event &
we went swimming.

Well the kids did...the water was too cold for me so I stayed in the hot tub.

Sat. we ate breakfast & headed out.

Katy & Sarah rode in the same group but had different lines.
They had to ride through each section 3 times &
than go through them backwards 3 times for Sunday's.

Katy went through them with only 2 dabs (touching the ground w/ a foot)
She ended up in first place.

Now for Sarah...She just started riding about 2 weeks prior...

She had a little bike but graduated to a bigger one about a week ago.

We just got her standing up & headed out of the yard... she also had

some little obstacles to go around & over in the yard.

I was concerned for her...everything so new to her,

but the people there was excellent. Helped each child immensely.

She started out ok, started doing poorly & wasn't too happy but

by the end she started doing great.

Wouldn't stand up though but finished her first event .

She ended up 7th for one day & 8th the next.

We noticed after the event she rode through the sections by herself...

standing up & doing it with no dabs.