Amelia Stichbury is creating waves among the BMX community after tearing the competition apart this year and she hopes to dominate her home track on Sunday.
Stichbury is racing at her second national series race of the year and even in the windy conditions out at the Melba BMX track she continues to leave her opposition in the dust.
The nine-year-old finished seventh at the world championships in Belgium in July after firstly winning the Australian national championships in May.
In just her second year of competitive racing, Stichbury managed to clinch the under-9s girls national championships final by a fraction of a second and clinching her spot in her first world BMX event.
She wasn't alone in Belgium, with fellow mountain biker and best friend Molly Williamson also going the distance, finishing just one place behind Stichbury in eighth.
"We didn't want to travel too much this year, and I was more focused on going to Belgium and racing there," Stichbury said.
"It felt really good to win the national championships, but I felt I could've done better at the world championships.
"I came seventh in the world, my family was over the moon but I wasn't too happy about it."
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Stichbury now races with the 1A plate, which is awarded to the winner of the national championships event.
The talented Canberra junior wants to follow the path of a two-time BMX Olympian.
"I want to be the next Caroline Buchanan, she's my hero," Stichbury said.
"I want to go to Houston next year for world champions, and I want to ride at the Olympics one day. I just want to keep traveling and racing all over the world and Australia."
Her dad, Lincoln, couldn't be prouder of his daughter over how dedicated she is to becoming the best she can be.
"She is the most passionate kid ever," Mr Stichbury said. "She's found what she's good at and she's never going to let that go."