Daina Tuchscherer was Canada’s top ranked junior BMX racer in 2014, finishing the season at number six in the world. The highlight of her year was finishing eighth in the junior women’s race at the UCI World Championships. She also competed against the world’s elite racers on the UCI World Cup circuit and advanced out of qualification for two SuperCross races. In 2015, Tuchscherer represented Canada at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, finishing ninth. She also competed in her first World Cup semifinals. In 2017, she competed in her first senior level UCI BMX World Championships, though she had been competing at the world championships in her age group since 2007, when she won silver as a 10-year-old. She also claimed an age group bronze in 2011.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT DAINA
Getting into the Sport: First rode on a BMX track at age 4 with her dad running behind to make sure she didn’t crash… Her brother had been racing BMX since age 5… Became more invested in the sport at age 14… Outside Interests: Enjoys shopping, watching movies, playing dodgeball, paintball… Graduated from the National Sport School in June 2015…
Notable International Results
Pan American Games: 2015 – 9th
UCI BMX World Championships: 2018 – 25th; 2017 – 26th; 2015 – 16th (junior); 2014 – 8th (junior)