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Catching Up with…Shane Cuthbertson, Red Bull Rocks and Logs Race Director

Catching Up with…Shane Cuthbertson By Billy Rainford With the Red Bull Rocks and Logs heading to Wild Rose MX Park in Calgary for its 5th time this weekend, we wanted to see what Race Director and marauding off-road legend, Shane Cuthbertson, has in store for the competitors. Here is our conversation from Thursday afternoon: Direct Motocross: Hello, Shane. Perhaps to get started you could give us a little bit of

Catching Up with…Josh Osby

Catching Up with…Josh Osby By Billy Rainford Photos by Randall Overby #787 Josh Osby is a 20-year-old rider from Indiana who turned Pro in 2016 but then was forced to take some time off due to injury. He’s a well-known name south of the border and will bring his skills north this summer in the MX2 class for the Redemption racing team. He should make things even more interesting up

Catching Up with…Preston Masciangelo

Catching Up with…Preston Masciangelo By Billy Rainford It takes a lot to make it to the big leagues in this sport. It’s not just what the rider is capable of doing on the track, no, it takes an entire family’s effort. Brantford, Ontario, racer, #22 Preston Masciangelo and his family are further proof of this. If you were to attend a major amateur national anywhere across North America, you’d likely

Catching Up with…Dakota Alix

Catching Up with…Dakota Alix By Billy Rainford Vermont native, Dakota Alix, is a name we’ve all become familiar with over the past few years. In fact, he hails from a small town that sits just 1 mile from the Canadian border, so when he came north to compete at his debut Pro event at Walton Raceway in 2012, it just made sense.  He was a fast up-and-comer throughout his amateur

Catching Up with…Mark Worth

Catching Up with…Mark Worth By Billy Rainford In case you missed it in Frid’Eh Update #17… It takes something pretty special to have a number known as yours, when there are so many fast riders in the USA. Well, whenever anyone sees the #321, they are either counting down at Cape Canaveral in Florida or thinking about Mark Worth‘s amateur days. Marky Mark was one of those racers who came

Big Things for Nathan Bles in 2017

Big Things for Nathan Bles in 2017 By Billy Rainford We spoke with Bayfield, Ontario, racer, Nathan Bles, not too long ago. In fact, it was just this past February when we grabbed him for a chat. However, since then, he’s won the inaugural CSRA Snow Bike Championship, announced that he’s competing for Team Canada again at the 2017 ISDE in France, and has signed to race all 10 rounds of

Catching Up with…Brad Nauditt | Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada

Catching Up with…Brad Nauditt | Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada By Billy Rainford In case you missed this in last week’s Frid’Eh Update: Spokane, Washington’s Brad Nauditt has become a staple on the Canadian Moto scene. The friendly American has been heading north to race our Rockstar Energy MX Nationals for years and can usually be found rounding the first turn with the leaders. Here’s a look at his 2016 series:

Catching Up with…Dylan Wright | Presented by Fox Head Canada

Catching Up with…Dylan Wright | Presented by Fox Head Canada By Billy Rainford In case you missed it in the Frid’Eh Update: Dylan Wright has been touted as a future champion for many years and is inching closer and closer to that dream. He finished 2016 in a close 3rd spot in the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals MX2 class. Dylan grew up and lives a mere 5 minutes from the Sand

FXR Media | Catching Up with Kennedy Lutz

From: http://media.fxrracing.com/2017/04/catching-up-with-kennedy-lutz/ Catching up with Kennedy Lutz April 3, 2017 by Dawn McClintock We gave Kennedy Lutz from Yorkton, Saskatchewan a call to chat about her recent win at the Freestone Spring Championships in Texas and get a feel for her plans for the upcoming season. She has been training hard and has some serious goals planned for 2017. Keep this fast young woman on your radar because she will be

Catching Up with…Shawn Maffenbeier

Catching Up with…Shawn Maffenbeier By Billy Rainford In case you missed it in last week’s Frid’Eh Update… The way the point system works, #12 means that person finished 2nd overall in the MX2 class. Shawn Maffenbeier started out the Rockstar MX Nationals with a 2-2 day for the overall. It was the start of a long season that would see Shawn finish runner-up to eventual winner, Cole Thompson, who looked