- Posted August 26, 2014 by
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Kids breaking gender norms
Ride Like A Girl: Motocross Ladies
Motocross Ladies, where women from around the world are united with the same passion for motocross. From wins to loses, scrapes and bruises, we are shining a light on women's motocross racing on both amateur and professional levels... one race, one track, one rider at a time!
Motocross Ladies is a company that promotes and advocates women's motocross racing. Motocross is a male dominated sport where women continually fight for the respect and attention from an industry they train and dedicate their lives for. From Hannah Hodges to Mackenzie Tricker, women from around the world are breaking the barriers, hopping on a bike and making a name for themselves in the world of motocross. Each year we are seeing more and more young women get involved! With the AMA WMX national series, the AMA Women's Cup and many more events across the world, women are paving the way for generations of female motocrossers to come.
Motocross Ladies has a team of 10 women, from all over the United States who act as advocates and competitors in this sport. Every single team rider is highly involved in the racing community and attend camps and events to encourage more daughters, mothers and sisters of motocross racers to get on the bike themselves. Motocross isn't just for the guys and that is what we are proving each and every day. Team riders Amanda Sokalski and Mikayla Inman race the WMX Pro Series where riders including Taylor Bauer, Hannah Stallbaumer, April Szymanski, Taylor Worley, Logan Derganc, Ashleigh Offutt, Lauren Stretz and Madison Halbrooks compete on the amateur level throughout the United States bringing home national titles and podium finishes, often in male classes.
Our website www.mxladies.com and our facebook www.facebook.com/MXLadies really manifests the ability these women have to be positive influences for women around the world.