Ten year old Keelan Hope, who attends Christchurch Academy in year 5, has been chosen to represent Great Britain at the 2017 FIM Junior Motocross World Championship, Lange Motokeskus in Estonia on July 30th.
Along with four other riders, Keelan will be riding in the 65cc junior class age 10-12 years. One of only fifteen children in total to make up the ACU Great Britain team, Keelan and his teammates will be trained by the RMJ Academy to compete in the three classes; 65cc, 85cc and 125cc.
Keelan made his national Motocross debut in 2016, after perviously competing in Enduro motocross with Fast Eddy Racing, and is currently 4th in the ACU Thor British Youth National Championship, and first in the Pirelli Master National Championship.
National events see Keelan racing against up to 45 riders from all over the country. Friends & family have helped fund the trip to Estonia, along with his sponsors, including; Pure MX Stoke, Michelin Tyre Plc, Mark RSS Rothwell Suspension, JBM Memorials, Low Pressure Blasting, Jump 2 Independence, Tech Tune Racing and Fieldway Residential Home
The ACU Thor British Youth can be see in action here.