April 2, 2013

As part of the Cedar Hills Champions program, the City Council will recognize Kolin Powell for his achievements in BMX racing and becoming the 2012 State Champion for the 16-year-old age group. Kolin has been participating in national races for several years. BMX is an Olympic sport and is very demanding. Kolin is very dedicated to this sport and can be seen riding around the city while training and conditioning for the race season. He is also training and mentoring his younger brother, Kaden. While competing in the Utah State Championship in 2011 he not only beat everyone in his intermediate-level class, but also did better than those competing in the expert-level class. In addition to the Utah State Championship, he has won the Las Vegas National and the Great Northwest National in Bend, Oregon. He has obtained some impressive sponsors, including Applebee’s, Famous Dave’s, Gus Paulos Chevrolet, Cascade Collision Repair, and Vaypor Designs.
“Kolin is an amazing young man,” said Mayor Gary Gygi. “His commitment to his sport is inspiring, and what he has been able to accomplish in his racing career so far is incredible. We are honored to have him represent our community and are happy to recognize him as a Cedar Hills Champion.”

The recognition ceremony will take place during the April 2 City Council meeting at 7:00pm at the Cedar Hills Community Recreation Center. April 3, 2013, will be declared as Kolin Powell day in Cedar Hills. Kolin is the son of Brent and Jill Powell.______________________________________________________Media inquiries can be sent to Jenney Rees at jrees@cedarhills.org.