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Harford girl, 17, overcomes injury to place in national motocross championship

Harford girl, 17, overcomes injury to place in national motocross championship

With her quiet demeanor, petite build and long blonde hair, Annie Wernig seems an unlikely candidate for the bruising, mostly male world of motocross.

But at only 17 years old, the unassuming North Harford High School senior has made waves on the scene of motorcycle racing, competing against both boys and many older racers.

Most recently, Annie made a high-profile comeback after a major injury, that almost cost her the use of her leg, to place second in a national motocross championship.

"It's fun going on a dirt bike, racing, and the other people in motocross are awesome, like family," she said Monday, adding she enjoys confusing or infuriating people who...

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