Ashley Fiolek

When CNN Came Calling

I was recently featured on two different CNN shows: Breakthrough Women and Road Warriors. If someone has a request for me to do a photo shoot, a video or some kind of press, it usually goes through my mom. Red Bull, Honda and all of my big sponsors know to contact either mom or dad, ... Read more

Ashley’s Column — ESPY Time!

Circa 2010 My life as an athlete doesn’t just mean that I get to race around a track. There are other perks to the job, too. Sometimes I get a chance to dress up and go out in style! This year I was nominated both for an ESPY and for a Teen Choice Award! ... Read more

Ashley’s Column — Perfecting My Poker Face

Circa 2010 The last couple of months have been pretty busy ones for me. I have been getting ready for my season to start while launching my new book, Kicking Up Dirt. As if that weren’t enough, I’ve also had to fulfill some sponsorship agreements. It is never dull around my house!   I ... Read more

Ashley’s Column — Maintaining My Edge

Circa 2010 Well, I’ve just started training and riding again for the 2010 season. After my crash last year, I took some down time so that my broken collarbone could heal. But just because I wasn’t racing doesn’t mean I wasn’t keeping busy. Whenever I have time off, my parents and I try and ... Read more

ASHLEY’S COLUMN — Girls Ride

Circa 2010-11 Did you all have a great holiday? It’s still pretty hot down here in Florida. I get to wear shorts and no coats, so that’s been pretty nice. Even when I’m enjoying time off from racing there’s plenty going on! A couple of weeks ago, a crew from CBS’s Courage in Sports ... Read more

Ashley’s Column — Stop The Presses

Circa 2009 I am sitting in downtown LA right now at my hotel which is about ten minutes away from the Home Depot Center. I am one of the many athletes waiting to take part in X Games 15. This is my second year invited to attend, but my first year competing because I ... Read more