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Kawasaki Australia Announce 2014 KX Junior Squad

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Kawasaki Australia have announced a seven rider KX junior squad to contest various events across the country in 2014.

Kawasaki understands that champions of tomorrow need assistance, support and the right machinery to allow them to achieve their dreams and is helping to foster the next wave of podium achievers by helping up and coming Australian riders in both Motocross and Off-Road events.

Mitch Brierley, Josh Brierley, Morgan Fogarty, Grace Rowe, Joshua Livsey and Heaton Rejtano will all receive support from Kawasaki in 2014 as they compete on board the KX85 while Lyndon Snodgrass will fly the flag on board a KX250F.

Kawasaki Australia Managing Director, Ken Hashiba is excided to be working with a young talented group of riders througout the 2014 season.

‰ÛÏWe are very excited about working together with these 7 young talented riders in 2014 and beyond." Hashiba stated. "The Kawasaki brand is renowned for fostering young talent around the world with the Team Green program in the USA kick-starting the careers of highly successful riders like Ryan Villopoto, Ricky Carmichael, Jeremy McGrath, James Stewart and many more.

"We look forward to helping our own Junior Squad in Australia realize their potentials.‰Û
Josh and Mitch Brierley
- NSW Sprint & Cross Country Championship, NSW Junior Enduro Championship and the Australian Junior Off Road Championship, Hattah Desert Race, Australian Junior MX Championship

- Results ‰ÛÒ 2013 ‰ÛÒ 2nd Hattah Desert race, 1st Australian Junior Off-Road Championship

‰ÛÏMy goal is really to do as well as I can and the state and national off-roads this year and also post a good result at Hattah. The KX85 is heaps good and the support from Kawasaki is very exciting‰Û
Grace Rowe ‰ÛÒ 13 years old, NSW, KX85, #727
- NSW Sprint & Cross Country Championship, NSW Junior Off Road Championship, NSW MX Titles, Australian Junior MX Championship

- Results ‰ÛÒ 2013 ‰ÛÒ 1st Tri-Series MX Series, 2013 ‰ÛÒ 1st NSW Minikana Titles

‰ÛÏWhat a highlight to be a part of team Kawasaki for 2014! I love riding, and to add the great encouragement and support from Kawasaki is awesome. I‰Ûªm so excited to give this year everything I have, and doing it as part of ‰Û÷Team-Green‰Ûª is the best‰Û
Heaton Rejtano
- NSW East Coast MX Series, NSW Junior MX Championship, Australian Junior MX Championship

- Results ‰ÛÒ 2013 ‰ÛÒ 9th Australian Junior MX Nationals, 2013 ‰ÛÒ 3rd Kings Of The Valley

‰ÛÏI am very grateful to have this opportunity to be part of the Kawasaki Team for 2014. My goals for this year are to finish in the Top 3 in NSW MX State Titles and Top 5 in the Australian Junior MX Titles, while having fun riding the new 2014 KX85.‰Û

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