SA’s former Youth World Champ joins the Monster Energy athlete program

15-year-old Ike Klaasen of Stellenbosch who has been dominating the local youth racing scene and winning a number of titles in Europe over the last few years, including Youth World Champs, has joined the Monster Energy Army of athletes.

Ike Klaasen – one of the fastest 15-year-olds on the planet.

Ike has earned himself multiple regional championships, is the current South African Under 17 Downhill Champ and the SA Cup Series Champ. His European accolades include multiple IXS Cup U13 titles, the U13 IXS Junior World Champ titles in 2014 and 2015 and the ‘King of Crankworx’ in the U13 age category. The Hellsend Dirt Compound is built on the Klaasen’s family farm and provides Ike with the ideal training ground to refine his skills on. From mid-2019 and for the foreseeable future Ike has secured support from Monster Energy to help him take his racing to the next level.

Supplied: Eric Palmer for Monster Energy

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