Braxton Baldock flies over a track during a recent race. The Liberty five-year-old will compete in a national championship July 30.
Born to ride


A Liberty five-year-old has fulfilled a dream by qualifying for the largest amateur motocross race in the world.

Braxton Baldock, son of Brad and Alesha Baldock, of Liberty, qualified for the 37th annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship held in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee on July 30 through Aug. 4 at the Loretta Lynn Ranch.

In an interview, Brad Baldock said the family went to the event last year to watch and Braxton told him he was going to race in the event one day