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This Centurion motocross rider is racing to glory – and he's only 11 years old

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Kabelo Ledwaba Jr has been a motocross rider for the last 3 years. (PHOTO: Fani Mahuntsi)
Kabelo Ledwaba Jr has been a motocross rider for the last 3 years. (PHOTO: Fani Mahuntsi)

Most boys his age are happy to barrel around on their bicycles, but that’s way too tame for this little guy – he’s at his happiest when he’s in the saddle of his 65cc dirt bike, revving the engine and sending dust flying as he tears around the track. 

It’s been three years since 11-year-old Kabelo Ledwaba Jr got his first motorbike and he hasn’t looked back. 

Although he’s one of the youngest kids competing in motocross in South Africa, he’s running rings around many of his older opponents, both locally and internationally. 

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