DIAMONDS & DIRT: LADIES
ONLY FUN-RACE DAY 2
6 June 2013
By Laren van der Westhuizen
Diamonds & Dirt Featured Partner: WORKS CONNECTION
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The Diamonds & Dirt initiative under MX SA has become the talking
point of all ladies in off road and MX riding. The ladies only events
have gained momentum and now after round 2, we can safely say the
series is here to stay. Diamonds & Dirt have formed great partnerships
with Works Connection, Monster Energy and
Full Throttle and with 21 ladies at Round 2, it won't
be long before we have secured a series sponsor and take this event
to another level.
Dirt Bronco has been very active
in assisting with the ladies days and this has been part of the
For the first time, we ran our intended 4 classes, which were Juniors,
Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced. Each class had a competitive
number of ladies that made it loads of fun for all of them. Both
our Junior and Beginners class saw some absolute beginners who clearly
surprised themselves in what they were able to achieve.
The Juniors wait patiently for their turn.
Brittany Cuthbert made a welcome return to MX and she was the guest
rider of the day, winning the Advanced Class. Brittany is a great
role model for the new ladies and takes her MX seriously. MXSA really
appreciates the input from the top lady riders.
Toni Jardine is also an icon in the ladies off road riding fraternity
as the first lady to complete the Roof of Africa. Toni was there
all day to support the ladies and offer advice.
The aim of the series is to offer a platform for ladies to enter
the world of motocross in a less intimidating environment than regionals
or nationals. Round 2 saw as many as 5 riders ride their first ever
race of any sorts and they thoroughly enjoyed it.
Diamonds & Dirt hope to grow the entries to around 50 ladies
or more and with the help of a series sponsor, we are certain we
Below are the results from the day!
The next race is on the Sunday 15th of
Look out for more Diamonds & Dirt training days, as well as
our trip to KZN at the beginning of July for some MX and Enduro
The Beginner ladies are 'go for launch'
1. Emma Jennings
2. Giselle Aucamp
3. Amy Matzopoulos
4. Thandazo Slaghuis
1. Dayna van Rooyen
2. Juliana van Niekerk
3. Annelize Boshoff
4. Shannon King
5. Tessa Raaff
6. Julie Matzopoulos
7. Kathryn Martin
1. Kayla Raaff
2. Anais Steenkamp
3. Catz Roos
4. Jackie Harris
5. Gill Wolmarans
6. Tharien Smith
1. Brittany Cuthbert
2. Bianca Prout-Jones
3. Sune Hobbs
4. Nokuthula Radebe
The Advanced & Intermediate line up for a Fun Race.
For more information on getting involved in Diamonds
& Dirt you can log onto our Facebook page (Diamonds
& Dirt) or contact Noleen on 082 850 1450 or email@example.com
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