Super Kieran soaring in his BMX career

By Jill Dando News

Kieran Browning-Parsons (pictured in white/green top) is thriving in his BMX career.

He has just competed in the South West Championships at Decoy in Newton Abbot.

He finished 2nd place all day long in the 17-29 Male Category (racing up an age group) and finished 2nd place in his final too.

He was then awarded 2nd place trophy on Saturday alongside his 1st Place Regional trophy in the same age category.

It followed competing at the British BMX Championships in Derby (photo credit Gideon Jones). 

Kieran finished 19th in the Male 16 Category out of 42 riders, missing his semi final spot by less than half a second. The whole event hosted 1376 riders racing over 2 days.  

Kieran is the best in the south west in his age category and has soared in his career since starting at the age of 7. He races for Burnham BMX club with is part of the South West Regional Area.

The 16 year old left Worle Community School Academy in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset in the summer. The school is part of The Priory Learning Trust. 

He’s now studying A Levels in Maths, Physics and Music.

Principal Mark Tidman said: “This is brilliant news about Kieran. He did really well at WCSA. He has a great career ahead and we wish him well – stay in touch!”

The school has a Jill Dando News centre in memory of their former student, training up future ‘Jill Dando Journalists, kind, humble and positive. They find good news stories such as this one on Kieran.