Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue | Jackie Riess | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Jackie Riess | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Jackie Riess Date of Birth: February 17th Hometown: Eden Prairie, MN School and Grade or Occupation: I just finished my B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Biomedical Science and a minor in Chemistry, but really I’m just living in my van and riding dirt bikes.  Number: #297 in Canada, but #27 at home. Bike: 2018 KTM 150 SX Race Club: MRC

Out of the Blue | Meghan Williams | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Meghan Williams | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: My name is Meghan Williams.Age: 34 years old.Hometown: Turner Valley, AB.School and Grade or Occupation: Oil & Gas ConsultantNumber: #32Bike: 2019 KTM 250 XC-FRace Club: Rocky Mountain Dirt Riders Association (RMDRA) and AMSA Off RoadClass: Ladies Intermediate Who got you started in riding/racing? When I was 18 years old, my father and brother decided to take their motorbike course to get their licences for street

Out of the Blue | Océanne Brodeur | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Océanne Brodeur | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Océanne BrodeurDate of Birth: July 3, 2003Hometown: Quebec City, QuebecSchool and Grade or Occupation: Going in grade 12Number: 81Bike: 2018 YZ 125Race Club: Walls Unlimited Brodeur racing.Class: Woman National  Who got you get started in racing?   Because of my dad. As a little girl, were you a ‘girly’ girl or a ‘tomboy?’ I was a girl that

Out of the Blue | Tatum Juhnke | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Tatum Juhnke | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Tatum Juhnke Date of Birth: May 10, 1989 Hometown: Livingston, Montana School and Grade or Occupation: Park High School, Printing For Less Number: 265 Bike: KTM SX150 Race Club: HCMA, Big Sky MX Class: Women  Who got you get started in racing? My dad. As a little girl, were you a ‘girly’ girl or a ‘tomboy?’ Most definitely a tomboy! Is there one female out there that

Out of the Blue | Christy Williams Richards | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Christy Williams Richards | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Christy Williams RichardsDate of Birth: August 14, 1980Hometown:  Port Moody BC, currently riding out of Maple Ridge, BCOccupation: Off Road motorcycle instructor at Popkum Motor ParkBike: Honda Montesa Repsol 4RT (trials bike)Race Club: Canada Pacific Trials AssociationClass: Local class= Expert, AMA National class= Women’s Pro Who got you started in racing? My dad. It is a family sport; we have trials trophies

Out of the Blue | Isabella Flamand | Presented by Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Isabella Flamand | Presented by Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Isabella Flamand Date of Birth: September 28th, 2001 Hometown: St-Flavien, QC School and Grade or Occupation: I am currently in a mechanical class and I work part-time in a grocery store. Number: 468 Bike: Yamaha YZ250f Race Club: Challenge Quebec Class: Ladies B Who got you started in racing? He is a friend of mine

Out of the Blue | Suzanne Pelletier | Presented by Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Suzanne Pelletier | Presented by Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Suzanne Pelletier Date of Birth: March 8 Hometown: Cochrane, AB School and Grade or Occupation: Labour Relations (Human Resources) at the University of Calgary. Number: 40 Bike: 2018 KTM 250XC Race Club: RMDRA and AMSA Class: Ladies Expert Who got you get started in riding/racing? I started riding when I was 24. I moved to Calgary to go to University and wanted to

Out of the Blue | Marissa Monk | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Marissa Monk | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Marissa MonkDate of Birth: October 25, 1995Hometown: High River, ABSchool and Grade or Occupation: Administrative AssistantNumber: 191Bike: 2018 CRF250RRace Club: Wildrose MX, MRC and AMSAClass: Ladies Who got you started in racing? Initially my dad got me into riding when I was around 6 or 7. I was always an off-road rider and just enjoyed the casual riding. I have always wanted to

Out of the Blue | Julie Gamache | Schrader’s

By Jeff McConkey Name:  My name is Julie Gamache. Date of Birth: Many moons ago. Hometown: I was born in a small town in Quebec. School and Grade or Occupation: I am a Pro mountain biking coach, a full-time pet stylist, and the very proud mama of 6 rescue dogs. Number: My plate number is 41, same as Karla Brant, one of BC’s fastest female racers. Bike: I ride a 2019 KTM XCW

Out of the Blue | Penelope Mercier | Schrader’s

By Jeff McConkey Name: Penelope Mercier Date of Birth: April 30th, 2002 Hometown: Ottawa, Ontario School and Grade or Occupation: De La Salle High school, grade 11 Number: 966 Bike: Honda CRF 150 Race Club: FMSQ Class: Dame Débutante Who got you get started in racing?  My dad was the one who got me to start racing. As a little girl, were you a ‘girly’ girl or a ‘tomboy?’ I was ‘girly’ girl. As a racer, are there any obstacles that you