7th Grader Eliza Newton Crowned World Champion at UCI BMX World Championships

September 19, 2023

In a thrilling display of talent and determination, Classical Academy Vista 7th grader Eliza Newton represented Team USA and secured her place in BMX history by winning 1st place and earning the title of World Champion in the 12 & Under Girls Cruiser category at the UCI BMX World Championships held in Glasgow, Scotland. Eliza, a top-ranked BMX racer in the USA, had previously qualified for the world championships in 2022 and 2023. She faced fierce competition from 30 other racers in her category, ultimately emerging victorious. In the "Class" category, she finished an impressive 9th out of 51 racers worldwide. Eliza's remarkable achievement has solidified her status as a rising star in BMX racing.

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