Motocross siblings provide support for each other
The New Zealand motocross community is sometimes referred to as a big family and perhaps none epitomise that more than brother and sister racers Jacob and Kelly Kneebone.
The Kneebone siblings, 18-year-old Kelly and 16-year-old Jacob, have been blazing motocross trails in New Zealand for several seasons now and each of them has enjoyed more than their fair share of success.
They each have plenty of reason to demand the spotlight, even though both Jacob, a sixth former at Matamata College, and Kelly, a pool lifeguard in Matamata, have been racing motocross just five years now.
Part of the reason for their success comes about because they support each other so well.
Family affair: Matamata’s Kelly and Jacob Kneebone, the Yamaha pair side by side in the pits at the recent New Zealand veterans’ and women’s motocross championships in the Manawatu.