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#teamAS- Interview with Cooper Jolly!

Introducing another of our talented friends - Cooper Jolly! Read on to find out about Cooper's love for motorcross and how he started at such a young age.

How old are you Cooper?
I turned 5 in June
Where do you live?
Christchurch, New Zealand 
How did you start motorcross?
My dad used to race and my two big sisters do motocross.
I got my first bike when I was 3. When I turned 4 I was allowed to start racing, my first race I got 4th place in mini intro, this is my first season.
What do you ride?
2016 KTM 50mini sx and ride in the 4-6yr mini sx class. 
Do you have a favourite place to race?
Backflips Dirt Farm in Timaru, NZ & King Of The Bowl in Darfield, NZ & our club track Christchurch Offroad Motorcycle Club in West Melton, NZ.
What's your favourite trick/move?
Getting air on jumps and flicking dirt.
Who's your favourite professional rider?
Cody Cooper #1 NZ he's fast I have his tshirt and he wears the same motorcross gear as me. I watched him race at Backflips Dirt Farm, he's on Instagram and YouTube.
What's your favourite piece of Alphabet Soup gear? 
Fav outfit is Dirt King Hoodie, Locals Only tank and Epically Awesome shorts, I also love my Off the Hook schoolbag. 
Do you have any other hobbies?
I love riding my scooter at the skate park and my pushbike and soccer, my school is building a BMX track I can't wait to ride it.
I love riding my dirt bike with my friend Colson and my sisters, Sometimes I fall off my bike, but I like winning trophies!
I would like to thank my mum and dad, my trainers at our club track, my supporters and sponsors - Avon City Motorcycles, Backflips clothing, CFX seats, UN4SEEN Decals, Black Betty cafe, Switch Espresso and of course Alphabet Soup!