Alyssa Cole has qualified for the third time 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. Cole 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: Alyssa Cole,
Hometown: Ashley, Illinois
Bikes: Three Kawasaki 85s
2015 Class at Loretta’s: Girls 9-13
Years Racing: 8 years
Loretta’s Number: 97
How many times at Loretta: This is her third year
Sponsors or who helps you out:
Fly Racing, ATVs and More, Kevin Foley, family, Mom and Dad
Got top 10 at Loretta's last year
What does it mean to be competing in the biggest stage of amateur motocross?
It means a lot. I mean to be one of the fastest girls out there feels great.
What are you looking forward to the most?
I'm looking forward to getting top 5 at Loretta's every moto.
What have you been doing to prepare?
I've been riding three days a week and exercising.
What is your daily routine?
It is usually when my parents get home I go ride and run a mile.
Who is your favorite pro rider?
Who is your favorite non-motocross athlete?
Pro rider you want to meet:
What actor would play you in a movie?
What's the most enjoyable part of motocross?
Meeting new people and also having fun on the track and doing my best.
How other motocross racers describe you?
They say I'm really good at mx for being a girl
What songs pump you up before a moto?
Songs that Queen sing.
Best way to spend the day off from riding:
Going to Six Flags or a waterpark.
Favorite pre-race meal: