Kiley Cento has qualified 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. Cento 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: Kiley Cento
Hometown: Troy, Mo
Bike(s): 2014 KX 100 and 2015 KX 112
LL Class: Girls Sr 12-16
Race Experience: 5 years
LL Number: 99
How many times raced LL's: First year
Sponsors or who helps you out:
Mom & dad, 2k powersports, 100%, Altus motorsports, Ebr performance, Alias, team green, HTF, Ride Organic, Dunlop, Pro circuit
Made it to LL's
What does it mean to you to be competing on the biggest stage of Amateur Motocross?
It’s a dream come true!! I worked really hard to make it this far. I hit way to many bumps but still came out on top.
What are you looking forward to the most?
The track, all my sponsors, and making new friends.
What are you doing to prepare?
I train with Kyle Hussey at the gym and his track. Then I head over to train with Terry Meyer at Ride Organic.
What is your daily routine?
Get up sometimes around 7:30 head to the gym for two hours then go ride for about three hours.
Who is your favorite pro rider and/or hero?
My favorite pro rider is Cooper Webb. My hero is my dad.
Who is your favorite Non-MX athlete?
If you could meet anyone famous, who would it be?
What actor would play you in a movie?
What is the most enjoyable part of racing motocross?
The adrenaline rush
What three character traits would your friends use to describe you or how would other motocross racers describe you?
Aggressive, ornery, athletic
What song(s) pump you up before a moto?
Fight song and I'm a rider
Best way to spend the day off from riding?
Relax and ride around on my pitbike.
Favorite pre-race meal?
Bananas and granola bars.