Vicki Golden Takes on the Men in 250 Monster Energy Supercross
Female X-Games medalist is set to race the men in 250 class. After stacking up an impressive career thus far, Vicki Golden is no where near done. Golden announced that she will be competing in the 250 Monster Energy Supercross against the men. Golden is expected to hold her own and will most-likely impress as she’s already earned an endorsement to compete after completing Carmchael’s Road to Supercross.
Checkout a blip from an interview with ESPN and then checkout some of her riding below!
Four-time X Games medalist Vicki Golden stands behind the Suzuki motorcycle she will ride against men when she makes her Monster Energy Supercross debut next month in the 250 class. Courtesy of Vicki Golden
Nearly a year after Vicki Golden, 22, became the first woman to complete Ricky Carmichael’s Road to Supercross, which earned her an endorsement to compete in the 250 class in Monster Energy Supercross, the four-time X Games medalist has announced that she will make her supercross debut and race against men in the 250SX East Region next month.
Golden, with three X Games gold medals in Women’s Moto X Racing and a bronze in Moto X Best Whip, will ride for the Mississippi-based Hanson Racing Team (HRT) aboard a Suzuki. Golden’s first event will be Feb. 14 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
“I’m out there and I’m trying to race just like every single person on the track is — because they believe they can do it,” Golden said. “I believe I can go out there and make a night show. And that’s why I’m going to do it.”…