BMX show comes to Shawnee - September 24, 2010

Record Number: 6653
Displayed from: Sep 23, 2010 , until: Sep 24, 2010

BMX riders Brett Banasiewicz and Chris Gerber will perform at Shawnee Middle School today at 3 p.m. The riders are in Fort Wayne for a weekend Mega Ramp ASA Triples big air BMX competition at the Memorial Coliseum. The event consists of the top 12 pro riders in the country. Brett, who is from South Bend, and Chris, a Fort Wayne native, will bring ramps for the 30-minute demonstration for students. Shawnee Middle School is home to an after-school BMX Club. Contact: Principal Matt Schiebel, 467-6525

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