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#teamAS - Interview with Sophie Jolly

We recently interviewed Cooper Jolly for our blog, and it turns out he has two sisters who also love motocross! Here's our interview with Sophie...

How old are you Sophie?
7 1/2

Where do you live?
In Christchurch, New Zealand

How did you start motorcross?
My dad bought me a quadbike when I was 2, then I got my first dirtbike when I was 6 because I wanted to start racing like my big sister and my dad used to.
What do you ride?
A ktm50sx and I ride in 6-8yr unclutched sx class with some fast kids.

Do you have a favourite place to race?
Yes, my favourite race was where we camped and rode for two days in Cheviot at Canterbury Champs.  My other fav tracks are at Backflips dirt farm, Timaru, NZ & King of the bowl, Darfield, NZ and our club track Christchurch Offroad Motorcycle Club in West Melton, CHCH, NZ.

What's your favourite trick/move?

Who's your favourite professional rider?
Courtney Duncan #151 she's the fastest woman rider in NZ!! I watched her race, she's fast.

What's your favourite bit of Alphabet Soup gear?
I'd really like to sneak my brothers Alphabet Soup 'bandits' Soundwave hooded vest with the headphones and listen to music on the iPod.

Do you have any other hobbies?
I used to do ballet and jazz since I was 2 years old but just gave up this year.  I like baking and riding my pushbike.

Is there anything else you'd like to tell us about yourself?
I got 4th in 6-8yr at Canterbury Champs 2016
I would like to thank my mum and dad, my trainers at my club track, my supporters and sponsors - Avon City Motorcycles, Backflips clothing, UN4SEEN Decals, Black Betty cafe, Switch Espresso and of course Alphabet Soup!!

Instagram ID - @Jollymoto