Going fast

Diné racer joins World Off Road Championship Series

By Sunnie Clahchischiligi
Navajo Times

FRUITLAND, N.M., March 13, 2014

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Mike Sloan, 18, Navajo, is a Pro Am level ATC racer in the World Off Road Championship Series. The Big Mountain, Ariz., Native travels throughout Arizona, California and Nevada for races in hopes of placing high and winning the championship at the end of October. Sloan is also a student at Estrella Mountain Community College in Avondale, Ariz.

Across the deserts of Nevada, Arizona and California, Mike Sloan can be found blazing through the sand on the back of his ATV.

Sloan, 18, from Big Mountain, Ariz., is a professional amateur ATV racer in the World Off Road Championship Series.

Sloan, who is Navajo with ties in Hard Rock, Ariz. and Kaibeto, Ariz., started racing when he was 11 years old and is now looking to be a Pro Am champion in the WORCS.

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