Kent “Bob” Gabourel wins National Beach Cruiser Cycling Race
Thursday, September 26th, 2013
On Saturday September 21st renowned island athlete Kent “Bob” Gabourel, travelled to Punta Gorda Town along with fellow island cyclists Charles Garay, Michael Rowland, Perry Staine and Keith Noralezto compete in the Annual National Beach Cruiser Cycling Race.
The race comprised of 13 laps in total, each lap stretching a bit over two miles for an average of 34 miles in total. According to Gabourel, this was the first beach cruiser race he’s competed in off the island, and while the mountainous and hilly terrain did impose a bit of difficulty he managed to complete the allocated laps in record time.
By the end of the 34 mile stride Gabourel managed to secure 1st place along with a trophy, while fellow islanders Charles Garay placed 3rd, Michael Rowland placed 5th, Perry Staine placed 6th and Keith Noralez placed 7th.
Gabourel would like to extend thanks to all supporters including: Gaby’s Construction, Councilor Gaby Nunez, Caye Caulker Water Taxi, The San Pedro Town Council, Marion Mejia, the Garay family in PG and The San Pedro Sun.
The San Pedro Sun congratulates the athletes and Gabourel on yet another win for San Pedro Town.Good job guys!