Womens motocross is part of the sports line up this year for X Games 14. The Womens Moto X Racing competition will include 10 of the top women motocross racers in the world competing for the gold medal in this first-time event. X Games 14 will be held at The Home Depot Center and Staples Center July 31 through Aug 3.
“Adding womens motocross to X Games this year is great timing and a perfect fit,” said Rick Alessandri, managing director, X Games Franchise. “We are committed to expanding the female participation at this world-class event, and the womens motocross circuit demonstrates unbelievable talent deserving recognition on the X Games stage.”
Womens Moto X Racing will showcase a main event consisting of 10 women motocross racers competing for medals and a prize purse. The competition will air live Saturday, August 2 at 4 p.m. ET on ABC.
Ashley Fiolek, who recently turned pro, said, “This is a huge step forward in womens professional motocross. I feel honored to be asked to participate in the X Games and I am looking forward to a great race.” WRN has a video feature on Ashley, who is deaf. Visit the Motorcycle Videos link on the left or click here and scroll down to find the story.