Nathan Woods Signs With Team Green

December 6, 2005 7:25am

Irvine, Calif. (December 5, 2005) – Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., announced today that two-time World Off-Road Champion Nathan Woods has signed an agreement to join Kawasaki’s Team Green in the World Off-Road Championship Series (WORCS) riding the all-new Kawasaki KX™450F.

“We’re very happy that Nathan Woods will be a part of Kawasaki’s Team Green program,” said Team Green Manager Reid Nordin. “Having Nathan on board with us demonstrates Kawasaki’s dedication to winning while continuing to support future amateur champions.”

Woods, 27, from Paso Robles, Calif., grew up racing motocross and participated in one season of Supercross in 1996. Before moving into WORCS, he earned a career best 15th overall for the 2002 motocross season. During his first full season of WORCS in 2003, Woods finished seventh overall. After honing his skills for two seasons, he earned his first WORCS championship in 2004 and defended his title in 2005.

“These last two years have been really amazing,” said Woods. “I’ve worked hard to get where I am and now I’m excited to get the chance to ride for Team Green. I’m looking forward to getting on some new bikes and winning more races. Kawasaki is an outstanding company with a strong reputation and I’m thrilled to be a part of such an exceptional program.”

Woods expects to compete in the entire World Off-Road Championship Series aboard a KX450F and select Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) series events aboard a variety of Kawasaki motorcycles, including the new KX250F.