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ICYMI | Catching Up with Shawn Maffenbeier

ICYMI | Catching Up with Shawn Maffenbeier By Billy Rainford Catching Up with Shawn Maffenbeier. | Bigwave photo Shawn Maffenbeier is the career #3 rider who had a good year in 2018. We did a pretty extensive interview with him not long ago, after it was announced officially that he would be taking his skills to the 450 class in 2019 and beyond on the Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha team –

ICYMI | Catching Up with #2 Matt Goerke

ICYMI | Catching Up with #2 Matt Goerke By Billy Rainford Catching Up with Florida rider #2 Matt Goerke. | Bigwave photo Matt Goerke is the Florida rider who has been given a partial Canadian citizenship. It’s a rare honour but one we’re happy to bestow on this 3-time Canadian Motocross Champion. The story about Matt that I’ll tell until the end is about his last name. Being that I

Shawn Maffenbeier Talks about Moving to the 450 Class

Shawn Maffenbeier Talks about Moving to the 450 Class By Billy Rainford Swift Current, Saskatchewan, native, Shawn Maffenbeier, is actually no stranger to the 450 class. In fact, he was national #6 back in the day. However, since then he’s been a fixture in the 250 class and won the $10K Rockstar Triple Crown money in the class in 2018. Shawn moves back to the familiar Rockstar OTSFF FXR Yamaha

ICYMI | Catching Up with William Crete

ICYMI | Catching Up with William Crete By Billy Rainford William Crete is from Blainville, Quebec, and has been on the scene for a few years and it would be great to see him get the chance to run the entire Motocross series from coast to coast one day. Here’s a look at his 2018 season: MX SX We got in touch this week to find out a little more

ICYMI | Catching Up with #49 Kein Denzler | KTM Canada

ICYMI | Catching Up with #49 Kein Denzler By Billy Rainford Catching Up with Ohio racer, #49 Kein Denzler. | Bigwave photo Kein Denzler is from Ohio and made his Professional debut with us here in Canada a couple years ago. He’s is the rider we’ve watched work his way to becoming a solid top 10 contender every time he’s on the track. He wasn’t able to race as much

Catching Up with Iain Hayden

Catching Up with Iain Hayden By Billy Rainford Iain Hayden is the former, long-time Pro motocross racer who is also well known for his skills in the snowmobile world. He’s the owner of the iconic Motopark facility in Chatsworth, Ontario, and is, more recently, also the owner of MP at County Line down by Panama City, Florida. We were down in The Sunshine State for the Mini O’s this past

ICYMI | Catching Up with Ryan Dowd

ICYMI | Catching Up with Ryan Dowd By Billy Rainford     Ryan Dowd came into the sport like every other rider does as a kid — his dad is a legend in the sport! OK, maybe that’s not how the rest of us got our start in this crazy sport, but it’s the reality for this Massachusetts, racer. Ryan jumped into our series for the eastern swing. Here’s a

ICYMI | Catching Up with Jonathan Mayzak

ICYMI | Catching Up with Jonathan Mayzak By Billy Rainford Catching Up with #44 Jonathan Mayzak. | Bigwave photo   We met the South Carolina racer in 2017 as he did the entire Canadian series. Jonathan Mayzak is the stylish rider who always caught your eye out there on the track with his smoothness. I always found my camera going toward him during the races because it was hard to

ICYMI | Catching Up with Colton Facciotti

ICYMI | Catching Up with Colton Facciotti By Billy Rainford Catching Up with 5-time Canadian MX champion, Colton Facciotti. | Bigwave photo With everything that happened last week at round 3 of the Rockstar Triple Crown Supercross Series Presented by Dollarama, I was a little hesitant when I realized we were heading into Colton Facciotti‘s week for the Update Intro Interview. Colton was more than willing to chat and we

#ICYMI | Catching Up with Tallon Lafountaine

#ICYMI | Catching Up with Tallon Lafountaine By Billy Rainford Catching Up with Tallon Lafountaine. Tallon Lafountaine is the American rider with a strong Canadian connection that we’ll let him explain to us. He’s crossed the border  to race quite a few times and made an immediate impression when he did. He earned #42 for 2018 during his western rounds appearances in the 2017 season. He’s obviously a rider who