There was one recognizable figure keeping a close eye on the inaugural event of the European Junior e-Motocross series at this year’s Motocross of Nations. As Red Bull & KTM stunt/FMX icon Robbie Maddison plugged in the KTM SX-E 5 of 7-year-old son Jagger to charge in the Mantova paddock, we asked the high-flying, wave-surfing likeable Australian about becoming a ‘motocross dad’…
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Electrifying history made at this year’s Motocross of Nations: A look at future talent and technology
The Motocross of Nations is the most prestigious event on the motocross calendar – it’s the Olympics of the sport let’s say, where the best of the best take part. Regular rivals become teammates to compete for their nations and they battle it out with pride for their country and the coveted Chamberlain Trophy. The event is in its 74th year, but the 2021 edition in Mantova, Italy had something extra on the agenda, with a new and futuristic junior class.
Freestyle motocross legend Robbie Maddison is world renowned for his gravity defying dirtbike stunts, and now his moto mad boys want to get a taste of the action. Kruz and Jagger were excited to ride the modern, innovative and electrically powered KTM SX-E 5; we caught up with Robbie to see how they got on.
KTM announced the launch of its latest model, the KTM SX-E 5 – an electrically powered junior model that’s innovative in design, READY TO RACE in performance and adaptable for the growing rider. The next step in e-mobility, the KTM SX-E 5 may be a great solution for encouraging new families to the sport, whilst offering another option for those who already love, ride and race dirtbikes.
It’s not all 4-strokes, 450s and flying horses: KTM have also kept a sharp eye on their Junior bikes and the progress of the KTM SX-E 5 electric bike means a special step forward for the kids and the SX range. We asked how, why and when …