9 Countries You’d Never Guess Would Have a Great Motocross Scene

Turns out dirt bikes aren’t just for SoCal bros and mullet-sporting Belgians

Nora Naraghi, Iran’s first ever women’s motocross champion, poses with her parents.

Motocross might predictably be big in countries that crop up time and time again in the action sports world – America, Australia, Britain, France, errm Belgium – but spending weekends getting bucked around a rough as hell track, plastered in crap and trying not to mangle yourself attempting a new jump is a universal passion with surprisingly strong scenes in places you wouldn’t expect.

Here’s nine countries that you never knew loved a bit of good old fashioned scrambling…


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