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Stefy Bau teaching Iranian woman the art of motocross


Stefy Bau, 2 time former American and World Women Motocross Champion, teamed up with Noora Naraghi, from Iran, to help her achieve her dream of becaming a motocross teacher for women in Iran.

Noora is currently following a detailed program set up by Stefy Bau, that will allowed the young woman to conquer her dream.

Stefy, an italian woman that moved to the U.S. 10 years ago to follow her dream of became the world best. Stefy conquered American and World titles in the sport and she set stones to build upon for other women in this sports. Stefy had a career ending injury in 2005 but she was able to turn things around and she became the general manager of the Women World Motocross championship mentoring the younger girls in this sport. Stefy also founded the 211 MX school, and she is been training women world wide since. Stefy is part of the Women Commission inside the FIM for Motorcycle world wide.

Noora Naraghi already made head news in Iran and world wide when she decided to go against her country laws and create the first ever women motocross championship in Iran. The race was held last year at the club that Noora and her family own, and despite the skepticism from most of the people, it was an incredible success. 8 women participants (one of them being Noora’s mom) competed in a 5 laps race and opened eyes to all Iranian people presents. The racers were cover from head to toe, as per Iranian law, but that didn’t discourage them to give it their best. Noora says: “we have to wear our “hejab” everyday so it was no different for us, just another day” Noora wants to be a motocross racer, she was granted by her husband a permission to travel to the US and train from one of the world best.

She is currently taking classes from Stefy Bau, an italian woman that moved to the U.S. 10 years ago to follow her dream of became the world best. Stefy conquered American and World titles in the sport and she set stones to build upon for other women in this sports. Stefy had a career ending injury in 2005 but she was able to turn things around and she became the general manager of the Women World Motocross championship mentoring the younger girls in this sport. Stefy also founded the 211 MX school, and she is been training women world wide since. Stefy is part of the Women Commission inside the FIM for Motorcycle world wide. Stefy: “I’m very happy to be able to train Noora and share my knowledge to her. She is a determined person and wants to make changes in the world. She reminds me of a young me. I feel lucky to have met her.”

Stefy and Noora are 2 women that chooses motocross to change the world for female a little step at the time. Motocross teaches you to never give up, and those inspiring women took this to the letter, fighting for their dreams day in and day out. CNN /www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2010/09/16/pkg.iran.woman.motorcross.WCTV) recently picked up the story. We hope that Stefy and Noora can be example for everyone out there. To contact either Stefy or Noora, you can go to www.211mxschool.com or email 211mxschool@gmail.com

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