TWO of Mount Isa’s finest junior motocross riders will be heading to Coolum next week to represent the region in the 2012 Australian Junior Motocross Championships.
Jaiden Etherington is 16 and a first year apprentice at Bike and Rider and has now nominated to compete in the junior lites 250cc four-stroke class at the championships.
His younger brother Alex, 10, attends St Josephs Catholic school and has nominated for the 150cc four-stroke class in the nine to 12 years class.
Both said they are “very excited” to be competing with motocross riders from all over Australia as well as international riders.
Jaiden started go-karting at four-years-old in Mareeba and as a seven-year-old joined the Australian Karting Association where he placed fourth in the National Karting Championships as a P-plater.
At eight-years-old, he decided to switch to motocross because he “liked the adrenalin rush” of racing.
He recently achieved ninth place at the Queensland State Titles representing Mount Isa.
After the titles, Jaiden said he was really looking forward to attending coaching to obtain his supercross licence.
Alex’s first motocross race was on his fourth birthday on a 50cc Husky.
He placed 17th last yeast at the Australian Junior Motocross Championships.
He said he was hoping to improve his placing this year and has also achieved club champion in Cairns and Mareeba and also Tropical North Queensland Champion.
Their goal at the championships is simple – “to be the best that they can be”.
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