13-year-old ATV rider provides professionals a run for his or her cash


Jaden Cox describes himself as confident and funny. She started driving at the age of four to five after her father bought her a 90cc ATV.

If you go to one of Jaden’s races, you will likely see her right up front. While she’s not in high school, she’s been racing adults and professionals in her forties.

When you ask her what she’s thinking on the line, it’s one of the first things that pops into her mind.

“Take off all the men and go ahead,” said Cox.

According to Jaden’s father, George Cox, Jaden has a part-time job making money to share the cost of tournament fees, equipment, and ATV parts with her father. She also pays to fill the gas tank.

“It helps me learn how to use money and how to finance myself,” she said.

Cox says she wants her race to give younger girls someone to look up to, and hopes that one day she can be. She says racing gives her a lot of confidence and it has become a huge part of her life. Jaden hopes to continue racing in the future.

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