Caroline Buchanan – BMX
Caroline Buchanan’s 2017 commenced by taking 1st place at the 2017 Crankworks Ultimate Pump Track challenge at Rotorua, New Zealand.
In July, Caroline competed in the UCI BMX World Championships at South Carolina, United States. After qualifying first, her long-time rival and friend Alise Post edged Caroline out in the first straight. It came down to a photo finish (0.008 of a second) which saw Caroline secure Silver.
The following month Caroline travelled to Val di Sole, Italy to compete in the Four Cross Championships. After leading the entire 600m track she managed to secure her fourth mountain bike world title, bringing her tally to 8 world titles.