Technique Knows NO Gender"
Debbie began her career in the Motorcycle
industry working in the parts department at a dealership and became
one of the motorcycle industries first female Parts Managers, and
Debbie received her motocross
training by some of the most Elite and Renowned Legends of the
sport. Rolf Tibblin was the
first European World Championship Factory rider to come to America
to train the American's in the art of Motocross and Debbie was one
of the first in line to receive his instruction on not only proper
technique but also sports training and nutrition.
Debbie also received training from Factory
Riders Russ Darnell, Warren Reid, Doug Dubach, Jeff Emig, Mike
Keidrowski, and Greg Albertyn.
Debbie is known as one
of the most technical riders in the world.
Known for her smooth, effortless style and tenacious attitude
she was affectionately known through her career as "The Bulldog",
"Terminator", "Stormin Mormon" and "Comeback Kid."
Debbie has worked within the industry alongside riders such
as Ricky Carmichael, Jeremy McGrath, Travis Pastrana, Mike LaRocco,
David Bailey, Rex Staten, Micky Dymond, Broc Glover, and Danny "Magoo"
Chandler in media functions, charity events, public relations,
promotions, and in assisting in the creation of opportunities within
A successful off-road
Amateur and Professional competitor, Debbie was Nationally ranked as
the number 2 Amateur racer in the country in 1976, and turned
Professional in 1977. Debbie quickly advanced earning multiple
top 5 National rankings as a professional and earning the coveted
National title in 1988. Debbie's finished 5 times in the
top 5 Pro's Nationally during her career, as well as 4 times as a
vet pro, and 3 times at the coveted Ladies World Cup.
She also holds the record for the longest consecutive pro and
amateur career span in Women's Motocross competition (26 years).
In addition Debbie holds the record for top 15 Women Professional
National rankings in motocross finishing inside the top 15 national
pro women in the country every year from 1977 to 1997. (20 years!!)
In 1981, the AMA (American
Motorcyclist Association) District 37 honored her, for her
dedication to motorcycling. In 1982, she was chosen to
represent the United States of American in at the Tokyo Supercross
In 1994, The U.S. Women's Motocross
Team (later known as the U.S. Women's Motocross League) contacted
Debbie to assist in the development of the team as their
Promotion/Race Director. Within a year, Debbie became co-director of
the TEAM effort, and in 1996,
Debbie Co-Founded the Women"s Motocross League, developing,
organizing and promoting the
first ever-Free Women Only Motocross schools taught by men
professional champions Doug Dubach, Mike Kiedrowski and Greg
Albertyn. She also promoted the Ladies World Cup events from 1995
-1999. In addition she Co-created the first Women's Stadiumcross
Championships with the Mickey Thompson Entertainment Group in 1995
and the WML/AMA National championship Series in 1996-1999
run in conjunction with and AMA Men's Outdoor National MX events.
In 1997, she met with members of
the AMA congress to ratify changes in the constitution giving women
"A" Rider classification for the first time in history, and she
was a keynote speaker at the
inaugural AMA National Women in Motorcycling Conference in 1997
speaking on in women in competition.
In 1998 she received the AMA MVP
award for her contributions to enhance female participation in the
sport. With the growth of the women's market now firmly
established, Debbie retired from the WML in June of 1999 to dedicate
herself to the promotion, marketing and teaching of women's
motocross full time. The result is DMSports-WSMX, Inc.
During 2000-02, Debbie was a member
of the AMA advisory committee for the Motorcycle Hall of Fame and
Museum and conducted a MX schools and off road motorcycle demos
during the 00 and 02 AMA Women's conference.
The school and demo was so popular
that the class sold out and over 200 women street riders demo'd off
road bikes during the conference and an invitational Women's
Motocross event ! 2002 also marked a nomination
for the AMA Bessie Stringfield Award.
Debbie is the chief instructor for WSMX.
Debbie is also active in her church. She has given
presentations at hospitals and local schools on Career Day on
Motorcycling as a career. Debbie has been featured on
multiple television, radio, newspaper and magazines spanning her
career. Debbie is known as "The Voice" of Women's Motocross on MX
Radio and is also an accomplished writer. Her most recent work is
entitled "Excelling Through Adversity" . Debbie hosts a weekly
Women's Extreme Sports Radio show and is a Board Member of the
Mid-Atlantic Fallen Riders Association, as well as the first female
trainer at the inaugural Fellowship Of Christian Athletes MX Camp.
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California-Learn to Ride, Beginner's Coach-MX, OFFROAD
Heather loves working with Kids and Women, but has also worked with
men including an AMA Pro. She has worked extensively with WSMX
since 1999 as an Office Assistant, Track Assistant, Photographer,
Demonstrator, Public Relations manager and as a coach. Heather was
also a student for many years, and her experience with coaching by
the WSMX staff led her to many titles and honors which include:
Women's World Cup Mini Champion, and WML Mini National Champion.
Heather holds the record as the Youngest Women's National trophy
holder at age 4, and was also the youngest rider in history to
receive an outside corporate sponsor (Natures Recipe Pet Foods) at
age 8. Heather is also the founder and President of WMN Racing a
grassroots national organization for women in Amateur competition!
Heather is continuing her academic pursuits with independent study
through Brigham Young University (BYU) where she is attaining her
Bachelor's degree in Public Relations with a Minor in History.
Heather is married and has a daughter which by the tender age of 2
already is showings signs of following in her mother, and
grandmothers footsteps as a talented rider. Heather looks
forward to each school, meeting new people, and is always excited
Crystal began riding and racing
BMX at the age of five with the help and encouragement of her
parents. Her father races motocross as well as cross-country events
and is a big part of Chrystal's story and success. Crystal achieved
the #1 plate in the girl's class on bicycles and then started
transitioning onto dirt bikes in 1985. In1986 Chrystal began
competing in local and regional races in Nevada on an 80cc Suzuki.
In 1990 Chrystal competed in the
CMC Golden State and CMC Trans Cal series on a Suzuki 80. Crystal
finished 2nd overall in the Trans Cal North series out of 45
competitors, both male and female. Crystal finished 7th overall in
the class following the two-day finale at Marysville CA. Later that
year, Crystal broke her right femur during practice on a new RM125
. Just one year later in 1991, Crystal was back on track in a big
way scoring Sportsman of the Year at the Northern Nevada Dealer
Challenge and taking the Women's class championship. Crystal also
won the women's class during the first ArenaCross put on by On Trac
Events and was also the top women racer in Northern Nevada from
1989-1992. In 1992 Crystal attended a motocross school and raced
Mammoth, finishing 4th in the women's amateur class.
By 1995, Crystal competed in the
invitational San Diego MTEG Ultracross in 1995 on the U.S. Women's
Team (WML) finishing 11th out of 22 women. Crystal
also took the win in the prestigious Virginia City Grand Prix, NV in
the women's "C" class and was also featured in Team Green Magazine
with Ty Davis and Larry Roesseler. Crystal competed in the Women's
West Coast National at Glen Helen later that year and won the AMA
District 36 Women's "C" class.
By 1996, Crystal's time was
divided between Motocross and Offroad racing. Crystal competed in
the Moon Rocks, AMA Nat'l Hare n Hound in Reno, NV winning in the
Women's "B" class and followed it up with a 4th
Women's Amateur during the Mammoth Mountain Motocross and took the
Amateur class win in the Women's class during the AMA Hangtown
National. The following year in 1997, Crystal continued her string
of strong performances with another win at the Virginia City Grand
Prix, NV in the women's "B" class, and also captured the AMA
District. 36 number 1 plate for the women's "B" class.
2001 marked Crystal's return to
racing after having her second child. Crystal raced 3 rounds of the
AMA National series and finished 16th at Glen Helen, 9th
at Hangtown and 16th at Washougal after sustaining an
injury. Crystal also raced the prestigious Mammoth MX placing 2nd
overall. Crystal is a mother of two and an avid motorcycle rider
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Jenny first began competing in 1992, and quickly developed into one
of the nations most talented, dedicated professionals. A
full time student at Western Washington University, Jenny aspires to
be an elementary education teacher.
With experience in many classroom settings, as well as being an
accomplished Aerobic, weight room instructor and a personal fitness
trainer for a 97-98 International Six Day Enduro racer, becoming a
trainer for WSMX, fits right in with Jenny's dream of being a
professional educator. When Jenny is not hitting the books
hard, you can bet she's at the track hitting berms and catching big
In 1993, Jenny won the prestigious Women's National title in the 125
Junior class at Perris, CA, as well as earning 2nd in the
Woodland and Pac West series. Since that time Jenny has
consistently racked up impressive wins in the Woodland Winter
Series, Pac West Nationals, Gold Star Series, as well as finishing 2nd
and 4th in the International dealers Challenge. In 1997, Jenny
finished 4th in the Pro class during the Washougal
round of the AMA/WML National Women's Championship Series. In
1999, Jenny finished an incredible 7th overall at the
Washougal National, racing with torn cartilage in her ribs !
Jenny will carry National # 15 as she races into the millennium
amongst the top 100 riders in the World ! A resident of
Lynwood, WA. Jenny competes regularly in both men and women's
divisions in Washington and Oregon states.
Jenny's future goals include becoming the dominant figure and role
model in Women's Motocross and becoming a top competitor in the
men's intermediate class. To accomplish this goal, Jenny
trains Aerobically 3-5 hours per week; weight lifts 2-4 hours per
week and rides at least 2 times a week ! All this while
maintaining a 3.4 GPA and working at Lynwood Yamaha in her spare
When Jenny is not breaking hearts and busting' berms, she enjoys
camping, wake boarding, water skiing and dancing.
Jenny's love for people and the outdoors is the perfect combination
to make her an excellent trainer for WSMX. Jenny is confident
she can help riders develop more confidence, utilize proper
technique, and offer support and motivation
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Racing Class: AMA Pro Supercross Lites and Motocross
2007 marked the AMA Pro Racing debut for Braden in
the Lites class in Arenacross where he made several main events,
placing 4th at Albany and several races inside the top 10!
Braden was also chosen that same year as a replacement rider for the
Rockstar Arenacross Team! Braden also ran well in the Canadian
Nationals for the last several seasons. Braden was a top
contender at the AMA Amateur National Championships where he
finished 10th in the "A" class in his first attempt in 2006.
Braden also raced in the World Mini and Florida Winter Am Series.
Braden's plans include racing in select AMA West
Coast Supercross Lites and AMA Arenacross, AMA National events and
campaigning the WORCS Series as well as is training duties for WSMX
when he is not on the circuit. Braden also makes his training
available on the road in between racing venues .
His commitment includes a serious work ethic driven to
improve racing results through proper fitness training, nutrition,
preparation, quality practice and testing.
His current goal is to be a top 20 AMA Pro rider by
qualifying for every main event I am entered in and consistently
finishing inside the top 20 to gain the experience necessary to win
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Texas-Cross Country, MX, OFFROAD
Sherri Stephens has spent her life time
living and loving motorcycle riding. In her 25+ years of riding, she
has competed as a Women's National Pro, competed in the famous Loretta Lynn's on six
occasions, holds several regional off-road championships as well as
a third place overall endurance team trophy for racing mini GP.
Born and raised in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Sherri learned to ride at
age 6 and began racing Motocross by the age of 13. Sherri honed her
skills and ventured to the Mecca of amateur racing, the prestigious
AMA Amateur Nationals held at Loretta Lynn's Dude Ranch in
Tennessee with a
career high in 1996 of 7th
overall. Sherri also raced in the WML (now known as the WMA) Ladies Pro Division that year
at High Point, Steel City, and Unadilla Nationals, placing inside
the top ten fastest women in the country.
Sherri moved to
Texas to pursue her education and earned a Bachelors Degree in
Business Administration and Marketing from the University of North
Texas. In the summer of 1999 Sherri entered Cross Country racing for
the first time. Sherri put her Motocross experience to good use,
earning enough points in two events to place 13th overall
in the Ladies Expert division in her first year of competition.
In 2000 Sherri
captured the TCCRA Ladies Expert Cross Country State Championship in
only her second year of Cross Country competition. In 2008, Sherri
won the TCCRA Over 30 Ladies Expert
championship and the Susie Boyer Award, wrapped up the TORN Ladies
Expert Class Championship and scored 5th over all in the Over 30
(men's) Intermediate class.
With over 19 years of racing
experience, Sherri is a WSMX trainer for both MX
and Cross Country, determined to be the best trainer for those whom she teaches.
Sherrie recently opened a new business venture renting out
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Illinois, Florida- MX, OFFROAD
recently graduated high
school and is attending
online which allows her to travel, continue her racing career and
serve as a trainer for WSMX, giving back to the sport she loves!
With over 19 years of competition under her belt she has enjoyed
every minute of it. She
finds motocross to be very exciting and challenging and loves
meeting new friends and traveling.
In the winter she lives and trains in Florida. Brianna has
been a consistent top finisher at Loretta Lynn's, Branson, GNC, Lake
Whitney, Florida Winter-Am and Kawasaki Race of Champions for
several years. In addition to her trainer duties with
WSMX, she was an instructor for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes
in 2008. She enjoys being a role model and
continues to encourage her
friends and others to be drug\alcohol free.
participate in community service work as well as volunteering for
the United States
Army Corp of Engineers.
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Mark began riding when
he was about 15 and has been riding ever since, Mark now has over 30
years of experience racing motocross and cross country races!
Motocross is his passion and obsession. Mark has trained riders from
7 to 50 and enjoys it very much. mark has racked up championships at
Happy Ramblers MX track and Reedsville arenacross in the Vet class,
as well as placing 2nd in the PA state championships for the +40
class in 2005. Mark is an excellent instructor and extremely well
liked by the students for his down to earth approach, wealth of
experience, excellent technique and his ability to present the
material in a fun manner. In addition, he flat out rips and
enjoys riding with the students and giving them the confidence they
need to succeed.
known as "Hotdog", Tiffany began her racing career at the tender age
of 5 years old. Tiffany
quickly learned the ropes racing in the 50, 65, 80, 125, 250,
schoolboy, age group classes and the women's amateur and pro
By 1995, at the
age of 12 as an amateur, Tiffany qualified for the prestigious AMA
Loretta Lynn Amateur Nationals, where she placed 35th.
The following year at the championships she placed 13th.
That same year she raced in the inaugural AMA/WML National
Championship Series and placed 10th overall in the Pro
Class. 1996 marked a
breakthrough for the young gun as she romped to a 5th
place at the Ladies World Cup, and backed it up with a 9th
at the AMA Amateur Nationals, and a 2nd overall in the
AMA/WML Nationals that year.
In 1998, Tiffany
raced in the inaugural Women's 100cc (12-15 yr) class at Loretta's
tying for the overall win in the class.
1999 brought a year of rebuilding as injuries forced Tiffany
to sit out the season.
In 2000, Tiffany came back with a vengeance placing 4th
overall in the Women's 125 + class at the AMA Amateur Nationals.
Tiffany also debuted as a WSMX trainer at the AMA Women's
Conference and performed a Motocross exhibition for the crowds. 2001
marked a mixed season of results as bad luck plagued the young
multiple setbacks, Tiffany placed 3rd at the DM Sports
Women's World MX Series Championships in the 125cc Pro class, 6th
in the WML Championships and 11th during the AMA Amateur
Jet skiing, Basketball and Music and is an award winner in Band.
Her goals include winning the AMA Amateur National title and
being inducted into the AMA Hall of Fame.
As a trainer for WSMX Tiffany is excited about helping young girls
and women be more prepared for riding or racing by teaching correct
techniques to allow the riders to be better, more complete riders,
filled with the confidence and skill
Mollie's racing career began early.
Not only was Mollie a very gifted Motorcycle rider, Mollie was also
the 1993 Giant Slalom Skiing Champion in High School.
Recognizing her coaching abilities, following her graduation from
High School, her coaches invited her to become part of the Ski
coaching staff at her former Alma Mater Battle Mountain High School.
Mollie coached several successful seasons, and still remains an
active part of the program. Mollie competed in Motocross
at the Amateur and Professional level for many years, racing at the
AMA Amateur National Championships, the WML National Championships,
Mammoth Mountain and the Women's World Cup. At each one of
these races, Mollie is always a tough, but well liked competitor.
Mollie strives for excellence, but is always willing to offer
advice or a helping hand.
From 1991-1996 Mollie was the
premier women's rider in Colorado, winning three SRAC Women's MX
Championships and five SRAC Women's SX Championships, finishing
second only once due to injury. Looking for a new challenge,
Mollie in 1994 began racing the World Cup events as a 125 pro.
Mollies finishes were impressive at the cup, finishing 5th-125cc pro
in 1994, 4th-125 and 250 pro in 1995. In 1994, Mollie also
raced the AMA Amateur National Championships, placing 8th.Mollie
also raced the famed Mammoth Mountain Motocross in 1991 finishing
first in the Amateur division. The following year she
moved to pro finishing 5th in 92 and 93, 8th in 94, 5th in 95 and
6th in 96. Mollie is also one of the original riders to
compete in the MTEG Women's SX Series in 1995 and the WML National
Series in 1996, organized by Debbie Matthews During the 96
Nationals Mollie placed 4th overall against the best riders in the
country, and as she puts it: "had the best time of her life."
Mollie graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in
business and currently manages the family owned excavation company.
Mollie offers special qualities in a trainer with her easy going
manner, friendly personality and her willingness to go the extra
mile to assist riders to be their best.
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riders are welcome !!
payable at track
welcome, but please notify us if you are coming.
Please pack a sack lunch and bring plenty of drinking water
Format as follows:
Learning proper body positions for cornering, braking, standing,
whoops, Practice drills for stopping, cornering, and flow.
On track application of skills learned. Corners, Jumps,
Whoops, Braking, Starts, looking ahead, reading terrain, mental
Class is taught in a rider friendly environment at the riders
pace. We will
not proceed to the next obstacle until all riders are comfortable
progress to the next level.