TWO of Bendigo's most talented BMX young guns will take on the best riders in the world at next week's USA BMX Grand Nationals.
Ester Woodward and Matt White will compete in the final round of the USA BMX season, giving the duo some exposure to elite international competition.
In what is described as the biggest BMX race in the world, the duo will face-off against more than 2000 competitors, who are all vying for a national ranking.
Woodward is a part of the shadow academy, while White is a member of BMX Australia's development academy.
Both have also been members of the Victorian state team.
The American event will Woodward's first international competition, she will be competing in the 17-20 division and will represent the Supercross BMX factory team.
White, a member of the Hyper BMX factory team, will be competing in the 16-men division.
It will be the second time the 16-year-old has raced on American soil, he crashed out of the race in his first attempt.
Before heading over to the championships, White will be aiming to defend his Victorian crown at this weekend's state titles.
Woodward has decided to sit out the Victorian event, choosing to focus her preparation on the Grand Nationals, before flying out of the country on Monday.
The Grand Nationals will be held in Tulsa, Oklahoma between November 27 and 30.