Alestair Blick Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE
[/media-credit] Isabella Blick (R) and her rival Gift Sebuguzi Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

The 2017 National Motocross Championship was put to past on Sunday with all the season champions defined.

The Blick family was dominant on the champions list, winning three of the seven categories.

William, Isabella and Alestair Blick triumphed in the MX50 Juniors, MX50 and the MX125 class respectively.

The six-year-old William Blick maintained his reign in the juniors class against tight rival Miguel Katende throughout the season to retain his title.

[/media-credit] William Blick and Ashiraf Mbabazi battling out in MX50 peewee Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

William proved to be better than the rest winning five rounds and coming second in one.

“I go faster than Miguel because I sit strong on my bike and don’t keep falling. I always leave him behind whenever he falls. That is why I keep winning him,” said William.

It was William’s second MX50 Juniors’ title.

Isabella Blick was also imperious throughout the season in the MX50 class. The 9-year-old Isabella won four rounds, losing only two rounds to her main competitor Gift Sebuguzi.

“We do a lot of practice. At least every week. I also try and do what my dad always tells me to do during the race.

“I am also faster than him in corners. Gift always passes outside the corners yet I pass inside. I am also better than him on jumps and stretch,” explained the young female rider.

[/media-credit] Isabellla Blick Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Alestair Blick finally ended his three-year winless streak with the MX125 title.

Alestair who had last won a title in 2013, topped four of the six rounds. He finished second in two including the season finale which he lost to Ali Omar Yasser.

“It has been a challenging race for me. Garuga is my favourite track but I guess it was not my day. However, I am glad I managed to seal my first title in the MX125.

“This title will give me courage to work harder and master both tracks (Busiika and Garuga) because I know next season will be so tough especially between me and Bobo (Ali Omar),” he said.

[/media-credit] Alestair Blick Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

The 14-year-old is now counting seven MX titles in his trophy cabinet that include four MX50 titles, both the national and East Africa MX85 titles won in 2013 and now the latest being MX125.

[/media-credit] Arthur Blick (L) and 2017 Africa MX1 champion Jayden Ashwell Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Meanwhile, Arthur Blick Jr; father to Alestair finished third overall on the MX1 championship while his other son Paddy Blick also finished on the podium in the MX125 class.

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