AMA Women’s Motocross rider Ashley Fiolek joins the ranks of Ricky Carmichael, Travis Pastrana and James Stewart as one of the few motocross riders to ever be nominated for an ESPN ESPY Award.
Not only is Ashley Fiolek absolutely dominating the 2009 Lucas Oil AMA Championships in the WMX class, but the Rockwell Time rider has been nominated for an ESPN ESPY award for the Best Female Action Sports Athlete. She is one of four nominees up for the award and the winner will go to the athlete with the most online votes. Rockwell Time wants to congratulate Ashley on the nomination and encourage everyone to vote for her online at: www.ESPYS.tv. The Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Awards will be presented Wednesday evening, July 15, in downtown Los Angeles.
About Ashley Fiolek
Born profoundly deaf, Ashley began riding and racing motorcycles at age seven and worked her way up the amateur motocross ranks. In 2004, at the age of 13, she won her first national championship at the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships at Loretta Lynn’s. Between 2005 and 2007 she went on to win 12 more national championships and more than 100 races.
2008 marked Ashley’s first full season as a professional and she competed in select world championship rounds in Europe and won the AMA/WMA Women’s Professional Motocross Championship. Ashley is proudly supported by: American Honda, Red Bull, T-Mobile Sidekick, Alpinestars, RXR Protection, Vans and Smith. For more information
about Ashley, see: www.ashleyfiolek.com.