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Zeb Dennis Zoom Interview | We Sit Down and Talk with the Motopark Operations Manager

Zeb Dennis Zoom Interview | We Sit Down and Talk with the Motopark Operations Manager By Billy Rainford We sit down to a Zoom video interview with the Operations Manager at Motopark, #713 Zeb Dennis. Motopark will host their first-ever Rockstar Energy Triple Crown Tour MX National this summer, they’re trying to run as close to normal as they can in these COVID-19 times, and Zeb and Brittany had to

Podcast | Derek Schuster Interview

Podcast | Derek Schuster Interview By Billy Rainford For those of you who’d rather just listen to a podcast, here’s the audio stripped from our Zoom video interview with Gopher Dunes and GDR Honda Fox Racing owner, Derek Schuster. iTunes: http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:229321022/sounds.rss Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/direct-motocross/e/72097254?autoplay=true Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to our podcast channels so you never miss another one.

Derek Schuster Talks about How the First Race in Ontario Went During COVID-19

Derek Schuster Talks about How the First Race in Ontario Went During COVID-19 Bt Billy Rainford We sit down to a Zoom interview with the owner of Gopher Dunes and the Honda Canada GDR Fox Racing team, Derek Schuster. We talk about him having held the first big Motocross race of the coronavirus shutdown as well as his Cross Country race, his team, and what it will be like to

You Heard it Here Second | Eli Tomac and Dylan Ferrandis Quotes

You Heard it Here Second | Eli Tomac and Dylan Ferrandis Quotes By Billy Rainford I sat in on the Zoom virtual press conference at the end of the night at the final round of Monster Energy AMA Supercross in Salt Lake City, Utah, Sunday. We ran out of time before I wasn’t able to get my question asked (it was probably going to be something to do with the

Monday Morning Coffee

By Billy Rainford Happy belated Father’s Day to all the Moto Dads out there! I hope you all got to spend it at the track with your kids, just like you probably did with your dads on Father’s Days of the past. I remember my mom and dad always got a hug and a card from me as I sat in the back seat of the vehicle on the way

Frid’Eh Update #25 | Tyler Gibbs | Presented by FXR

Frid’Eh Update #25 | Tyler Gibbs | Presented by FXR By Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #25 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update this week presented by FXR. Who do you think of when you see the #25? There have been a few classics. Well, in 2020 you’ll be thinking of the young rider from BC, Tyler Gibbs. Tyler would have liked to have been in Salt Lake City racing the

Interview | Dylan Wright Talks about Last Week’s Gopher Dunes Races and More

Interview | Dylan Wright Talks about Last Week’s Gopher Dunes Races and More By Billy Rainford We talk with Honda Canada GDR Fox Racing’s #9 Dylan Wright about the first AMO race of the shortened season that took place at Gopher Dunes this past weekend against some stiff competition. We also cover that crash in Florida, the coronavirus, National Prep Day at Walton Raceway, and how he’s adapted to life

The Importance of Mental Toughness

The Importance of Mental Toughness By Billy Rainford Alan Goldberg writes in his ‘8 Qualities of a Mentally Tough Athlete‘ article on the Competitive Edge website that there are a few characteristics successful athletes all share. Here’s the list shortened down: Calm under pressure Unfazed Amazing powers of concentration Laser focussed Winning attitude Does the work Confident Setbacks do not shake their belief in abilities When you skimmed over that

Out of the Blue | Jaden Carlson | Presented by Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Jaden Carlson | Presented by Schrader’s By Jensen Amyotte Name: Jaden Carlson Date of birth: March 6 Hometown: Troy, Michigan School/grade or occupation: Graduated Oakland Community College this year and Full-time Automotive Painters Assistant Race number: 817 Bike: YZ250 2-stroke Class(es): Women’s & 250C Who got you into the sport of motocross?  My neighbors had kids that rode when I was little so my folks

Monday Morning Coffee

By Billy Rainford Someone told me it’s Monday today, so I’m inclined to believe them. We’ve had our heads down packing up and entire houseful of memories and dusty skeletons for the past few days here at my folks’ house on Lake Simcoe, so I really haven’t looked at any sort of calendar lately. Because we were elbows up and staring at the front fender of all things Rainford Archives