February 2022 Update: The Tulsa Bike Club raised $5,000 to purchase a bike for Malachi. Check out the story here!
McLain junior Malachi Jackson is a cycling star. After discovering cycling in 6th grade through Bike Club, he decided to begin riding competitively. Since then, he has competed in cyclocross, mountain biking, and any other event that he has a chance to ride in. He now regularly wins the Arkansas National Interscholastic Cycling Association league races on courses he has never seen and on a borrowed bike.
His achievements so far include:
- Current Varsity Leader Arkansas NICA League
- NICA round #1 Barling, AR – 1st
- NICA round #2 Mountain Home, AR – 1st
- Day 2 Ruts n Guts – 4th
- State CX (Category 3) – 1st
- State CX (Age Based 15-18) – 1st
- Day 1 Kings CX – 3rd
- Day 2 Kings CX – 3rd
- Day 1 Fayette CX – 3rd
- Jingle Cross Day 2 – 8th
- MTB National – 20th
There are sure to be many more podium finishes in his future. You can follow his journey on Instagram. Watch Humble Sons Bike Co's video below to learn more.