The South Island Secondary Schools Motocross Championships were held near Riversdale on Saturday. Rachael Kelly braved the mud and took her camera along.
Riders line up at the start of a novice 12-16 years 85/150cc race.
Flynn Tuffin of Central Southland College in the 12-14 years class.
Liam Hoffman of Gore High School competes in the 15-19 Years class.