Posts From Bigwave

Out of the Blue | Brenna Nakazawa | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Brenna Nakazawa | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Brenna Nakazawa Date of Birth: October 31, 1991 Hometown: Salmon Arm, BC School and Grade or Occupation: Parts manager/Mechanic and Pastry Chef Number: 11 Bike: KTM 150 XC-W Race Club: GKMA Class: Women’s Amateur Who got you get started in racing? Jesse Niefer. As a little girl, were you a ‘girly girl’ or a ‘tomboy?’ I was a little bit of both. I played a lot

McThoughts | Sand Del Lee – 450 Class

McThoughts | Sand Del Lee – 450 Class By Jeff McConkey Photos by Bigwave Just when you think there is a guy ready to go on a tear in the 450 class, somebody else steps up. First it was Colton Facciotti, then it was Kaven Benoit, and now it is Colton again. And all the while, Matt Goerke has been very good, along with Tyler Medaglia. I don’t think we

McThoughts | Sand Del Lee – 250 Class

McThoughts | Sand Del Lee – 250 Class By Jeff McConkey Photos by Bigwave Anything can and will happen this season in the 250 class. Jess Pettis has been the fastest, but he has had a few mechanicals. But don’t forget that Shawn Maffenbeier had 4 last year and still won the title. Speaking of Maffenbeier, he has been very good, very smart, and very consistent. Next, we have Dylan

Amateur Open | Supplemental Editorial

Amateur Open | Supplemental Editorial By Billy Rainford Going to the races is a joy for me. I love showing up and reconnecting with the racers, their families, the track owners, and the series organizers. Canadian Motocross is a family and I’m happy to be included. As a journalist, I have the power to project my opinion onto others, be it good or bad, right or wrong. This past weekend

McThoughts | Women’s East MX Nationals Round 1

McThoughts | Women’s East MX Nationals Round 1 By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford No, they are not sisters, cousins, or any relation at all, but it surely was “The Brodeur Show” in Ottawa this past Saturday. Megan, not Eve, got the holeshot and led wire to wire in moto 1. Eve was right there, but just couldn’t make the pass, allowing Megan to grab the win. The big

Monday Morning Coffee

By Billy Rainford So, after a long couple days in Ottawa, we had the choice of either staying another night in the beautiful neighbourhood of Westboro in the heart of the city or hopping into the DMX Van and pushing it home Sunday night. While the thought of simply driving 20 minutes and calling it a night was tempting, waking up this morning in my own bed and being able

Rockstar MX Tour Point Standings after Sand Del Lee

250 Pro Place – Name Number – Hometown 5/26/2018 Finish 6/2/2018 Finish 6/9/2018 Finish 6/16/2018 Finish 7/7/2018 Finish Total Points 1st – SHAWN MAFFENBEIER #1 – KAMLOOPS, BC 2nd 2nd 5th 2nd 3rd 256 2nd – JOEY CROWN #335 – METAMORA, MI 3rd 4th 3rd 3rd 2nd 239 (-17) 3rd – JESSE PETTIS #15 – PRINCE GEORGE, BC 1st 1st 10th 1st 11th 231 (-25) 4th – JOSH OSBY #18 – VALPARAISO, IN 4th 3rd 2nd 16th 4th 212 (-44) 5th – MARCO CANNELLA #66 – WATERDOWN, ON 6th 5th 4th 4th 6th 208 (-48) 6th – DYLAN WRIGHT #12 – OTTAWA, ON 14th 13th 1st 12th 1st 185 (-71) 7th – TANNER WARD