Motorcycling Australia is pleased to announce an advanced Women’s Motocross Racing Academy, to be run as part of the final round of their nationals.
The aim of this initiative is to increase value, and improve skills and outcomes for female ProMX competitors while also encouraging state-level competitors to enter and commit to a ProMX MXW season with the support of the program.
The program will offer an advanced level coaching and mentor program for ProMX MXW competitors that will cover many aspects of advanced motocross practice, covering elements such as intro to the ProMX paddock, track walks, coach and pro rider talks, technical talks and the racing mindset.
While the program will come to full fruition in 2023, Motorcycling Australia and committed stakeholders will seek to get this program underway at the Coolum, Queensland final round on Friday the 19th of August.
Introductory day schedule for EZILIFT MXW Racing Academy
- Friday 19th August, Coolum QLD from 12-2 pm.
- Intro to the EZILIFT MXW Racing Academy.
- Guidance and coaching from pro riders.
- Group track walk.
- Presentations from team managers, plus factory truck tours.
- Best practice information from Kate Peck on personal brand, social media and sponsorship.
Motorcycling Australia is proud to have top ProMX MXW competitors Emma Milesevic and Charli Cannon abroad as ambassadors as well as supporting ProMX Riders and coaches Todd Waters, Brett Metcalf and team manager Kyle Blunden.
MA personality, show host and mentor Kate Peck will assist with hosting the academy and offering practical advice on media and sponsorship training to round out the Ezilift MXW Racing Academy.
Peter Doyle, CEO, Motorcycling Australia. “This program is another great initiative to get more women into the sport. This has been framed and developed by women for women and has the support of the wider industry.
“It’s great to have the likes of Emma (Milesevic) and Charli (Cannon) doing well and flying the flag for the MXW class. But for the EZILIFT MXW Class to flourish, we also want to see more competitors at the start gates. This is both a short-term and long-term goal.
“The EZILIFT MXW Racing Academy seeks to not only improve the skills and prospects of those already racing – and those who are on the fringes- but help to provide a pathway for the next wave of MXW superstars”
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2022 Australian ProMX Championships calendar:
Round 1 – Wonthaggi VIC, 27th March
Round 2 – Mackay QLD, 10th April
Round 3 – Wodonga VIC, 1st May
Round 4 – Gillman SA, 29th May
Round 5 – Maitland NSW, 26th June
Round 6 – Coffs Harbour NSW, 24th July
Round 7 – QLD Moto Park, 14th August
Round 8 – Coolum QLD, 20-21st August, featuring the MXW Racing Academy on Friday 19th August