May 8, 2008 (Pebble Beach, CA) – Rising women’s motocross star, Ashley Fiolek, who was recently featured on primetime TV’s ESPN E:60 program, is headed to Europe to compete in the next two rounds of the FIM Women’s World Motocross Championship as further preparation for the upcoming AMA/WMA Motocross Championship season.
Ashley, who writes for both Transworld Motocross Magazine and Racer X Illustrated, will chronicle her journey and race experiences as a young woman and professional motocrosser, while she travels the European continent over the next couple of weeks.
About Ashley Fiolek
Born profoundly deaf, Ashley began riding and racing motorcycles at
age seven and worked her way up the amateur Motocross ranks. In 2004,
at the age of 13, she won her first national championship at the Air
Nautiques AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships at Loretta
Lynn’s. Between 2005 and 2007 she went on to win 12 more national
championships and has won more than 100 races in her career so far.
Ashley made her professional debut in September 2007 at the Women’s
Motocross Association (WMA) Steel City, PA round where she finished an
amazing fifth place overall. For 2008, she plans on competing for the
WMA Championship Title, the premier women’s motorcycle series and the
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