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First frames: The highs and lows of Dunedin's Courtney Duncan on her way to motocross' peak

At just 25 years of age, you’d be hard pressed to find a success story with more highs and lows than two-time world motocross champion Courtney Duncan.

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The two-time world champion seemed destined for the top from the moment she could kickstart a bike. Source: 1 NEWS

A girl who grew up in Palmerston, just outside of Dunedin, always seemed destined for the top from the moment she could kick start a motorbike.

1 NEWS Sport's John McKenzie caught up with Duncan, friends and family in her old hometown, to see how a small town childhood shaped the kid who always looked beyond her horizons.

Watch the video above to see McKenzie's interview with the motocross star.