Motorcycling Western Australia is proud to showcase the rising stars within our sport, we acknowledge the hard work and dedication of all our
competitors. Please take the time to view their profiles and learn a little bit about Western Australia’s future Champions.
All State Championship awards will be presented at the Night of Champions on the 13 October at the Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle
Bridie’s love for quad riding began at the age of 3 years, at the age of 6 she joined Wanneroo Junior MC
started participating in the demo class. Bridie now competes in the Quads 60-90cc/85-110cc4st Limited,
where she currently sits in 4th position in the Junior MX State Championships.
This year Bridie was excited to see that 3 Quad rounds where included in the State Championships, that
meant she not only saw her 2-wheeler friends at club rounds but also at the State Rounds.
Bridie enjoys competing in the quad rounds but also loves to ride just for fun of it, Bridie said “the best part
Mad Angry Racing is Bridie’s sponsor.
of motocross is hanging out with my friends, especially all the quad riding girls”.
Caelan competes in the Quads Up to 200cc 2st/Up to 250cc 4st where he currently sits in 2nd position in the Junior MX State Championships.
From the first time Caelan hopped on a 50cc Quad at the age of 5 in his home town of Port Hedland he was hooked. Since then he taken part in many events; this year not only has he entered all 3 State Champions Rounds but he has also competed in most of Open Events and Club Rounds.
Commenting on the season so far Caelen said “It has been awesome for the quads to have had 3 state rounds this year, and I am looking forward to moving up to senior next year”.
Throughout the 2017 season Caelan has focused on his fitness and training and this has help him obtained much improved and consistent results. For his last year participating as a junior rider he would like to achieve a podium finish in the Junior MX State Championship.
Though looking forward to competing as a senior rider Caelan says he will always remember the great friendships and fun he has had as a junior competitor. He would like to thank all his fellow competitors for all their help and support this year – and for the great battles.
At 9 years of age and coached by former champion Ivan Safranek, Sonny competes in the in the Junior MX State Championships in the 50cc class where he currently sits in 2nd position and the 65cc class where he is currently in 5th position.
Sonny has participated in motorcycling since the age of 5, having a go at Speedway and Enduro, but his passion is Motocross. This is where he has concentrated his efforts with excellent results, from his winning the Manjimup 15000 50cc class, to his current position in the WA Junior MX State Championships.
Goals that Sonny would like to achieve this year are: to finish in the top 3 in the Junior MX State Championships,
and top 5 in the Junior MX National Championship in Horsham, Victoria.
Sonny’s sponsors are Savage motorcycles, EXP Resources, Motorex, Alpinestars, we buy your bike.com, Aussiemoto Engineering.
Seth began participating in the motocross demo class at the age of 4 years. At 11 years of age he now races a 65cc and
85cc in the Junior MX State Championships where he currently sits in 2nd position on the 65cc class, in 3rd position in the 85cc 2st/150cc 4st class.
Although Seth says, “luck has not been on side this year”he is grateful he has managed to maintain his positions in the top 3 for both classes. Seth enjoys competing and riding with his mates and hopes to attend the Junior MX National Championships in Horsham, Victoria next month.
Seth’s sponsors are, Toodyay auto centre, sixty7 mx, Choice Suspension, Boxline Industries, Transrig, Mandurah City KTM Mx ink, RipnRoll, mum and dad.
Cobey first started participating in motocross at the age 6. Now 10 years of age, Cobey competes in the 85cc 2st/ 150cc 4st class where he currently sits in 4th position in the Junior MX State Championships.
With already having attained a 2nd place in his division at the 2017 Manjimup 15000 and maintaining consistent results throughout the season, Cobey is now looking to finishing in the top 3 at the Junior MX State Championship.
When not competing, he can be found at the track training alongside his dad gaining invaluable skills from a motocross vet.
Cobey’s sponsors are KTM Bunbury, Suzuki, Van Leeuwen Performance.
Harlee is one of our youngest junior competitor, at 7 years of age she competes in the MX State Championships in the Quads 60cc-90cc 2st /85cc-110cc 4st Limited class where she currently sits in 1st position.
It is her passion for motorbikes and her love of racing that see Harlee heading over to Horsham, Victoria to compete in the Junior MX National Championships.
Harlee is not only excited to represent her state for the first time, but also looks forward to the experience she will gain by competing on a national level with riders from across Australia.
Living on a farm east of Narrogin it was only natural for Connor to start riding at the young age of 3, but it was attending motocross
events with the older kids that started his love for competing.
Now at 8 years of age he competes in the 50cc Auto where he currently sits in 3rd position in the Western Australian Junior State MX Championship.
When not attending race days or practice days Connor plays football and enjoys all ball sports and anything that involve wheels.
Bevan first started riding motorcycle at 3 years of age, in 2012 he commenced competing in motocross and has not looked
back since. Now 15, he races in the MX State Championships in the 100cc-125cc 2st class where he currently sits in 5th position.
Bevan does not limit himself to participating in State rounds, he also competes in Open events and club rounds at Wanneroo Junior Motorcycle Club.
To maintain his fitness levels Bevan works out with a personal trainer twice a week and mum takes him to practice at the track whenever she can. This year will be Bevan’s last as a junior competitor and he is looking forwards to taking part in the Junior MX National Championships racing against some of the best riders from around Australia.
Cody now 15 years of age has been participating in motocross for 3 seasons, he currently competes in the MX State Championships in 2 classes ; the 128cc-150cc 2st/200cc-250cc 4st and the 100cc-125cc 2st where he now sits in 4th position.
As a member of Wanneroo Junior Motorcycle Club, he loves entering club rounds but with a competitive nature Cody enters in all the MX State Championships and many of the Open Events.
A highlight of this season, was participating the Manjimup 15000 where he competed against mates from across WA. Cody is another of our Junior riders who will be travelling to Horsham, Victoria to compete in the Australian Junior MX National title.
Seth started participating in motocross at the age of 6. Now at 9 years of age he is competing at the State MX Championship in 50cc where he currently is in 1st position and 65cc where he also is in 1st position. Seth has shown great dedication to his sport by attending training session for Horsham with Luke from 14MXD.
Seth’s goal this year is to win a State Championship title and a Podium at the MX National Championships in Horsham.
Seth would like to thank Luke of 14 MXD, Louis of LCC and his sponsors Mandurah KTM, Choice Suspension, BO Motor Oils, Boxline Industries, JCF Haulage and Mum and Dad.
Declan first started riding in the Enduro discipline at Off Road Riding Club WA at the age of 4 and later moved to join Motocross. Now 9 years of age he competes in the State Junior MX Championships in the 50cc class where he currently is in 4th position. Declan keeps busy by also competing in the 65cc class.
Declan’s best achievement to date is his 3rd place podium at the Manjimup 15000 and his 1st place podium on both bikes in B grade at the Golden Wheel, Kalgoorlie.
When Declan is not competing in motocross he races his BMX bike, this helps him maintains his fitness levels needed for motocross.
Declan’s sponsor are Harry and Southside Motorcycle Repairs.
His goal for the year is achieve top 5. Mitchell would thank his parents for all their support.
Mitchell has come a long way since the age of 3 when he first started riding motorcycle. He competed in his first MX State Championship in 2014 and now at the age of 11 he competes in 2 classes, the 85cc and the 65cc where he currently sits in 5th position.
Mitchell looks forward to every state round and enjoys the close racing against tough competitor. When not competing Mitchell trains with the local Narrogin MX riders.
Tahlia has been competing in the Junior MX State Championships for 7 years now.
This year Tahlia is riding in 2 classes: the 100cc- 125cc 2st where her current position is 3rd; and the 128cc-150cc/200cc-250cc 4st where she currently sits in 5th position.
Working with the 14MX Development team, Tahlia has been working hard to improve her riding skills and fitness level by attending coaching schools, and attending pre-nationals training in Victoria in preparation for the National MX Championships.
Achieving a podium position in the MX State Championship and to defend her title of 2016 Female Australian Champion Lites class is Tahlia's goal this year. As well as the female classes, she will also be competing in 15 year Lites with some of the best rider from around Australia.
Tahlia’s sponsors are Sixty7Mx, Willmax Graphics, F1Moto, HGS, VHM, Nihilo, SteveCramerProducts, 6D helmets, Forma Boots, Deft gloves, Maxima oils, Pipeking, Michelin, RipnRoll Goggles, RK Chains, Munster Motor Trimmers, LKI brand, West Coast Motorcycles, JMS. Tahlia would also like to thank 14MX development and Mum and Dad.