Our area is known for it's racing events: Horse, dirt track, NASCAR at Watkins Glen. One of the racing events that doesn't come quickly to mind is actually one of New York State's top racing events.

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It's BMX racing and recently they had the New York State Championship at the Horseheads Holding Point complex. Saturday, September 10th, around 500 riders of all age groups came to 190 Wygant Road in Horseheads.

By the end of the day, a couple of youngsters brought home the big trophies by winning the state championship in their respective age group. Congratulations going out to siblings, Delani and Landon Becker from Endicott.

Endicott Siblings Bring Home BMX New York State Championship

Delani is a tenth grader at U-E high school and she has won. She picked up her fifth straight #1 ranking at the state championship. Landon is an 8th grader and it came down to the last race of the championship before he was able to take the title. Fox 40 spoke with them following their victory:

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The siblings both began racing in 2017 after Delani wanted to follow in the footsteps of a friend of hers and try her hand at BMX racing. Both of the Becker's have a passion for BMX racing and race every weekend from April through October.

They love the sport and the environment and they want to encourage more kids to take up the sport of BMX racing. They would love to see you at the Horseheads BMX track and you can try the bikes and the track for free your first time.

They also have loaner bikes and helmets at the track and they are free to borrow.

[via Fox 40 WICZ]

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