BMX STAR: Mitchell Hannan is this week’s Yaralla Sport Star as he is going to the world championships in Belgium.
BMX STAR: Mitchell Hannan is this week’s Yaralla Sport Star as he is going to the world championships in Belgium. Paul Braven

Hannan flying flag for Gladstone BMX

Name: Mitchell Hannan, 13

Sport: BMX.

When and why did you begin the sport? Three-and-a-half years ago, because my younger brother started and it looked interesting.

Describe the greatest moment you have had in your sport. When I recently stood up on the podium and received third at the Australian Championships for cruiser class.

What do you want to achieve in the future? I want to ride a lot of UCI races and go to the Olympics. Pretty much travel the world for BMX.

What achievements have you had in the past? I finished seventh in central Queensland and third in Australia.

Who do you consider as your sporting inspiration and why? Glenn Cadega because he is a great role model and was a world class rider.

What do you consider the ultimate goal you would dream to reach? To receive a world plate and a gold medal at the Olympics.



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