Girl in motocross

Fiolek was born on October 22, 1990 in Dearborn, Michigan and has been deaf since birth. Fiolek of family moved to St. Augustine for her to attend the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind, thelargest school of this type in the United States. At the school, she studied ballet, ran track, and played hoops. When Fiolek finished eighth grade, her parents decided to begin homeschooling her. Shealso won many races in the 2009 season, She repeated as 2009 Pro National Champion. She finished this race in pain with a collarbone fracture due to a spill during the race.

Fiolek is now nineteenyears old. She developed an interest in motorcycles around the age of two and rode on the front of her mother's 4-wheeler or her father's bike. Around the age of three, Fiolek's parents surprised herwith a Yamaha PW50, a bike suitable for very young riders. She did not use the bike very often; she had trouble with the training wheels and preferred to ride with her parents. Fiolek began racing at ageseven. At age sixteen, she met Travis Pastrana and other Pro motocross racers at races in which she was also racing. In April 2010 Fiolek published her first book Kicking Up Dirt

CHAMPION OFVOCATION. Cuando nació, los médicos alertaron a los Fiolek que su hija era diferente al resto de los niños. At birth, doctors warned the Fiolek that her daughter was different from other children. Peroellos se negaron a tratar a Ashley como una persona discapacitada. But they refused to treat Ashley as a disabled person. Al contrario, se preocuparon de que la pequeña supiera que su sordera absoluta–no puede escuchar siquiera el ruido de un motor de avión encendido a su lado– no le impediría lograr sus objetivos en la vida. Instead, they worried that the little she knew that her deafness absolutelycan not even hear the sound of a jet engine on his side-not prevent him from achieving their goals in life.Con sólo tres años su padre, fanático del motociclismo, le compró su primera moto y le...
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