The Story Behind the Photo – Nathan Bles|Ulverton 2015 By Billy Rainford Ontario Pro rider Nathan Bles suffered a badly broken arm while practicing at Gopher Dunes just one week before the 2015 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals were set to begin last spring. It forced him to miss the majority of the racing season. In fact, it probably should have taken him out of the entire summer, but Nathan is
Out of the Blue: Isabel Beaucage By Jeff McConkey Name: Isabel Beaucage Hometown: Laval Quebec Birthday: 09/29/92 Occupation: Photographer at Ferlandphoto Race Club: FMSQ Number: 235 Bike: Kawasaki KX 100 Class: Dame A How did you get started in racing? I always had interested in motocross, since I was young. I met my daughter’s father in 2012. Since I race, he literally gave me the sting. He was, himself, racing
Photo Report – Anaheim 2 SX By Billy Rainford Photos by Tyler Spikman (@spikman) The second Anaheim 2 SX saw several top riders not make it through the night show. The track seemed extra technical and the first whoops section had most riders concerned during the Saturday morning track walk. There was a long lead in to them and they were quite big. Gauging entry speed was key. Tyler Spikman
Cole Thompson – Anaheim 2 Conversation By Billy Rainford Supercross is a tough sport that can jump out and bite you seemingly at any moment. It’s a sport that can look as graceful as any at one moment and absolutely reckless and terrifying the next. Brigden, Ontario’s Cole Thompson proved the latter twice this past weekend at A2 in Anaheim, California, this past Saturday. We grabbed Cole for a quick
Faces at the Races – A2 Supercross By Billy Rainford Photos by Tyler Spikman (@spikman) and Bigwave Here’s our weekly look at some of the people under the helmets and in the pits at the 2nd Anaheim Supercross in Anaheim, California this past Saturday.
McThoughts: A2 450 SX By Jeff McConkey Round 3 wasn’t as exciting as the first 2 rounds, but it still gave us some solid racing. The track was pretty technical which led to a fair amount of carnage. Poor Trey Canard had a rough night and his status for next week and beyond is up in the air. With Canard’s exit, we can add his name to the list which
Catching Up with…Brett Metcalfe By Billy Rainford In case you missed it in this past Friday’s ‘FridEh Update,’ here’s the chat we had with Rockstar Energy MX Nationals‘ 2016 #3 rider, Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha’s Brett Metcalfe: Welcome to Week #3 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update this week presented by Gamma Powersports. For 2016, #3 in the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals will be Australian rider Brett Metcalfe’s number. Brett now calls
McThoughts: A2 250 SX By Jeff McConkey Round 3 of the 250 West went off at A2 on Saturday night. Cooper Webb has scored all 3 wins, but they have not been boring. He has had to make some very impressive passes along the way, and is truly the man of the class. Christian Craig continued to look good all day long, and finally put it together for the main
Frid’Eh Update #3 Presented by Gamma Powersports By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #3 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update this week presented by Gamma Powersports. For 2016, #3 in the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals will be Australian rider Brett Metcalfe’s number. Brett now calls California home and is our 2013 Champion. It could be argued that Brett was consistently the fastest 450 rider last summer, but some
#TBT 2011 Mini O’s Pre-Race Interviews By Billy Rainford Check out these kids introducing themselves before the racing got underway at the 2011 Mini O’s at Gatorback MX Park in Gainesville, Florida.