Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Sarahfindsmojoinmoto

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Sarahfindsmojoinmoto

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Nick Kossatch

Sports Reporter

nick.kossatch@apn.com.au

STAR POWER

2015: wins Australian Moto Trials Championship for junior women

Wins Qld Championships for junior women

Local club champion of year

SARAH Chivers is not your typical teenager.

Instead of devoting her spare time to shopping, movies, the beach or listening to music, Sarah practises on her 2015 JGas 125cc 65kg motorbike.

You see, she is the current Australian champion in moto trials.

This sport is a form of motorcycle riding that is based on skill in tight situations and obstacle courses where riders "stand up" on their bikes to get better balance.

"I dropped only four points at the Australian titles in New South Wales and got zero points on day one and dropped three points in day two on the first lap and a point on the second lap," 16-year-old Sarah said.

Sarah's parents Kim and Brent have been helping her to success; the trio all are members of the Central Qld Trials Club, in which Sarah is also the 2015 club champion. …

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