Featured App: Ashley Fiolek, Motocross Champion
Ashley Fiolek is not your average girl. Racing since the age of 7, Ashley is a force to be reckoned with in the world of motocross. In 2004, she competed at the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships and won. In 2008 she was named the 2008 WMA Pro champion after winning at WMA Pro National Hangtown; Ashley became the youngest WMA champion ever. In 2009, she won a gold medal in the Women’s Moto X Super X competition at the X-Games. That same year, she was nominated for an ESPY Award for Best Female Action Sports Athlete, alongside snowboarder Torah Bright, skier Sarah Burke, and surfer Maya Gabeira.
Sponsored by Red Bull, Ashley is not only a remarkable athlete, she’s also an inspiration to motocross and non-motocross fans alike. Ashley Fiolek is the first deaf motocross champion. However, Ashley has not let her disability stop her in the way of her dreams. She’s achieved more than most girls her age have achieved. In 2010, Ashley shared her story by publishing her first book, “Kicking Up Dirt: A True Story of Determination, Deafness and Daring.”
She’s touched the lives of many across the motocross and deaf communities. To connect with her fans on a more personal level, Ashley in partnership with Red Bull released her official app powered by Mobile Roadie.
Ashley Fiolek is a motocross champion, author, and inspiration to many. To download her official app, visit http://road.ie/af67