Mallory Eberhardt's bike sits at her boyfriend's family farm ready to be washed. Mallory has been riding motorcycles ever since she was a little girl, as many of her close friends and family will attest. 2016.
Preparing for an upcoming race, Mallory gets ready to wash her bike. Mallory competes regularly in hare scrambles - endurance style races through woody trails and backwoods tracks. 2016.
Mallory washes the mud from a previous race off her motorcycle. She likes to do all the work herself, from cleaning the bike to fixing it. 2016.
Mallory jokes with her father Mike before a big race. Mike has been racing motorcycles since his teen years and encouraged Mallory to take up the sport as soon as she could get on a bike. 2016
Together, Mallory and her father change the oil filter on a her motorcycle shortly before the race starts. Mallory says she "isn't afraid to get dirty," whether its working on the bike or out racing. 2016.
Mallory waits patiently at the starting line, along with over 200 other competitors. At this race and many others, Mallory is the only woman in her class. 2016.
Coming in on the inside, Mallory #1542 attempts to make a pass. In hare scrambles, the winner is decided by who traveled the most distance in a set amount of time. 2016.
After the race, Mallory's boyfriend Rick Hilimire gives her a congratulatory fist bump. Rick also competed in the race, though not in the same class as Mallory.
April Angelo, Mike Eberhardt's girlfriend, combs Mallory's hair after she takes her helmet off. 2016.
Mallory and her father laugh together just before they pack up to head home from the race track. The standings from the race were posted online a few days later, and Mallory finished 26 out of nearly 70 people in her class. 2016.