Posts From Bigwave

Frid’Eh Update #6 Presented by Race Tech

Frid’Eh Update Presented by Race Tech By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to the 6th week of 2018. The Monster Energy AMA Supercross season is well underway and Kyle Chisholm has been busy racing the 250 West Series. Kyle has done some time in Canada, starting way back when he came up to race at the Walton TransCan. He’s been back to race our series a couple times since

Catching Up with…#120 Todd Bannister

Catching Up with…#120 Todd Bannister By Billy Rainford You meet the nicest people when you just walk up to a white panel van and say hello. OK, reading that back, I understand that only works around a motocross track – do not try this anywhere else, please! Anyway, I did just that today at Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park and got chatting with privateer racer, #120 Todd Bannister. Todd is from

On the Radar | Josh Nay | Scott Sports Canada

On the Radar | Josh Nay | Scott Sports Canada By Jeff McConkey Name:  Josh Nay Age: 30 Hometown: Alameda, Saskatchewan Occupation: Account Manager for Nalco Champion Number: 177 Bike: Kawasaki KX450F Race Club: Souris Valley MX Classes: A class How did you get started in racing? I was 22 years old and working with a guy who has now become a good friend who introduced me to dirt bikes.

5 Minutes with…#77 Ryan Surratt

5 Minutes with…#77 Ryan Surratt By Billy Rainford Corona, California, rider, #Ryan Surratt, headed north last spring to race the Canadian MX2 Nationals. Once he got rolling, he was always a rider to keep your eyes on. In fact, it all came together for him in Deschambault where he took his first overall with 1-1 motos. He was right there at the end of the season and finished it out

Jess Pettis Interview on Racer X

Jess Pettis Interview on Racer X Give the link below a click to read the interview #160 Jess Pettis did with Racer X after his Oakland Supercross: http://racerxonline.com/2018/02/07/privateer-profile-jess-pettis

FXR Media | Oakland Supercross Photo Report

FXR Media | Oakland Supercross Photo Report February 6, 2018 by Dawn McClintock Who’s with me when I say that last round was one nail-biter of a night? I don’t know about you but the ends of my fingernails are literally long gone after Saturday’s race. Both 450 and 250 main events were chock-a-block, jammed with some of the most amazing battles we have seen in a long time. The

A Few Photos from Wednesday at Lake Elsinore MX

A Few Photos from Wednesday at Lake Elsinore MX By Billy Rainford We left Dana Point, California, early enough to have a full day but late enough to miss the morning rush. We headed through San Juan Capistrano and onto the Ortega Highway that would take us over the coastal mountains and into Lake Elsinore. Unfortunately, we didn’t look into the pass and were immediately aware that they’d had a

Catching Up with…#78 Ronnie Stewart

Catching Up with…#78 Ronnie Stewart By Billy Rainford You don’t have to look very hard to find good people in this sport. I’d never met #78 Ronnie Stewart before, but when I saw him come off the track, head back to his white van, get greeted by his wife, Brooke, and his dog, Mya, today while at Lake Elsinore MX, I jumped at it the opportunity.  Sure enough, these two

Out of the Blue | Samantha Puky | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Samantha Puky | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Samantha Puky Birthday: March 18,1991 Hometown: Calgary, Alberta School and Grade or Occupation: University of New Brunswick – Occupational Health and Safety Owner of 1985712 Alberta LTD. Safety/Administration services for Oil and Gas projects. Number: 17 Bike: KTM 150sx Race Club: WRMA (Wild Rose Motocross Association) Class: Ladies and Juniors Who got you get started in racing? My dad did. We