Holly Hill has qualified once again for the largest amateur motocross race in the world, the 34th Annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships presented by AMSOIL at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch. Hill took on over 22,000 hopefuls from across America to earn one of just 1,482 qualifying positions. Here is a little bio on our local hopeful.
Name: Holly Hill
Hometown: Wentzville MO
Bike: KXF 250
LL Class: Womens 14+
Race Experience: 16 years
LL Number: 11
How many times raced LL: Second year
Sponsors or people who help me out:
Novik Gloves, Spy, Fly Racing , Big St.Charles Motorsports, Dunlop, my boyfriend Mason Eck and his family, my mom and dad, Addicted-2-Addrenaline, Top Secret Designs.
Getting second at my regional this year and staying consistent.
What does it mean to you to be competing on the biggest stage of amateur motocross?
Racing at LL means being on the line with the fastest amateur women in the world and it’s an amazing feeling. It’s what I train and work towards all year.
What are you doing to prepare?
To prepare for LL I have been doing a lot of cardio and some crossfit workouts as well. I also try to ride once a week which is sometimes difficult since I have a full time job, then ride/race every weekend.
What is the most enjoyable part of motocross?
The most enjoyable part of motocross for me is making new friends who love the same sport I do from all over the world.
What is something people don’t know about you but should?
Something that people don’t know about me but should issssss, well, I’m not crazy about the Wrecking Ball song anymore.
What has been your most memorable moment of racing thus far?
My most memorable moment of racing thus far is probably when I got to be on the line with my dad back in the day. I’ll always look up to him.
Best advice you have ever been given thus far.
“Look ahead. Don’t follow. Pick smart lines.” –Mason.
I don’t know about this one lol
What motivates you to do your best on the track?
All the work I put in whether it be on the track, at work, or in the gym is what motivates to do my best out on the track.
What have you learned from your mistakes on the track?
I’ve learned many things from my mistakes on the track, such as to lean through my corners, get the start, don’t follow people, don’t over think, consistency is key. All are still a work in progress of course.
What is your greatest achievement outside of motocross?
My greatest achievement outside of motocross would have to be getting an awesome full time job in the medical field with BJC.
What are you looking for in terms of motocross racing?
What I’m looking for in motocross is to keep working my way to the top, race after race. My goal is to be racing with the WMX ladies next year.
Favorite pre-race meal:
Chicken wrap ((:
Best bike you’ve ever raced:
My mean green machine. Love him.