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A 6-Year-Old Girl Is Taking On The BMX World

Ellie Carey's love for BMX started when she was 2 years old.

A 6-Year-Old Girl Is Taking On The BMX World
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If you're looking for a dose of inspiration, meet this 6-year-old BMX rider.

Ellie Carey won the BMX world title for her age group.

She started riding when she was 2 on a Strider, a brand of bike without pedals.

"Every day, she would ask for a faster bike with pedals," Ellie's mom said.

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But Ellie really realized she loved BMX after she tried ballet.

"In ballet, you don't really get anything, but in BMX, you get like a trophy," Ellie said.

Ellie has reached 22 miles per hour on her bike. And with speeds like that, she's says she's ready to keep winning.

"When it's a race, I want to win the race or just try again," Ellie said.