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801Kyla O’Neill

Dealer Supported Amateur

Sponsors: Troy Lee Designs, PFR (Performance Fix Racing), Big Sky Motor Sports, Skinner Sights, Mom and Dad

birthdate:
03/18/1994
height:
5'5
weight:
120 lbs
birthplace:
Arlee, MT
current residence:
Arlee, MT

How did you get into Motocross?
I saw my brother race, and I decided I wanted to try it too and fell in absolute love with it.

How old were you when you started riding?
8 years old.

Where did you grow up?
Arlee, Montana.

How did you first get introduced to TLD and/or Troy?
I have always liked the looks of it in magazines and catalogs and finally spoke with Tim Weamer and landed an awesome sponsorship!

How long have you been riding for TLD?
Since 2011.

Which TLD products are you using?
Helmet, Jersey, Pants, Knee Braces, Gloves, T-shirts, Hoodies, Hats, Gear Bag, and stickers.

Do any athletes/riders influence or inspire your style?
My brother, Tyler O’Neill.

What do you like to do when you're not riding?
Snowboard, snow machine, boating, run, hang with friends and family.

What bands/music are you into?
Anything with a good beat!

List 3 goals you have for the upcoming season:
1. Get my WMA license
2. Podium in the men’s Intermediate class at the Big Sky Challenge series 
3. Stay healthy

List a few highlights of your career:
Getting 3rd in the Women’s class at Mammoth Mountain 2012
Winning the Women’s class at amateur days in Washougal
And beating the local boys!

What's your favorite race/event and why?
Amateur days at Washougal because the track is my favorite! And all the friendly people that show up and getting to watch the AMA Pros!

What's your idea of an epic day riding?
Every day on my bike is an epic day of riding, especially free riding with my brother and close friends. Good dirt and good friends make epic days.

What's the best thing about being a Motocross athlete?
The adrenaline rush, the competition, the excitement and meeting new friends.

If you weren't a Motocross athlete, how would you want to spend your time?
Free ride and hit ramps!

If you were running things, what would you change about the industry?
More WMA races!!!!!

Who would you like to thank?
My Mom, Dad and everyone that supports me.

Any words of wisdom?
Believe in yourself. Go big or go bigger!