Island cyclist Kent ‘Bob’ Gabourel wins Weekend Warrior race

Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

After being away from the sport for over a year due to an injury and the COVID-19 pandemic, San Pedro’s Kent ‘Bob’ Gabourel won the Weekend Warrior cycling race held on Sunday, May 9th, on the mainland.

Gabourel took first place after finishing the race in 1:52:27. Weekend Warrior Cycling Club organized the 40-mile race. The route was on John Smith Road, aka link road, from Mile 8 roundabout on the George Price Highway to the Philip Goldson International Airport road roundabout.

The race consisted of three categories, A, B, and C, and the female division. The top three in the A category were Gabourel, Vallan Symns, and Eric Moralez. Gabourel has fully recovered from a broken collarbone injury he sustained during the M and M cycling tour in 2020. He is thankful and glad to have participated in the race with a new team. He referred to them as Team Cycology SPD Ltd.

In the B category, there were only two prizes. Santino Castillo took first place, followed by Kenneth Buttler in second. While in the C category, Jerome E Wade Sr. came first, followed by Manuel Esqueliano and FT Williams.

Kaya Cattouse won the race in the female category.

Organizers thanked all the cyclists participating in the race and to those who made the event possible. The San Pedro Sun congratulates Bob on his triumphant comeback to cycling and wishes him the best in future races.


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