Out of the Blue

McThoughts | Women’s East Nationals | Overall

McThoughts | Women’s East Nationals | Overall By Jeff McConkey The Women’s East was a success, in my eyes, for 2018 — great riders, great racing, and a really good turnout. This season, it showed that we have a great group of veterans, a solid group of racers that are ready to make the steps to get better, and a great group of new faces that will eventually be our

Out of the Blue | #381 Kelcey Jones | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | #381 Kelcey Jones | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Kelcey Jones Date of Birth: October 16, 1998 Hometown: Fraserville, Ontario School and Grade or Occupation: starting nursing in September 2018. Currently ECE & hairstylist Number: 381 Bike: KTM 250SXF Race Club: MRC Class: Ladies A & Junior How did you get started in racing? When I was younger, my dad raced cars so racing was always in my family. When I was

Out of the Blue | Shelby Tse | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Shelby Tse | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Lead photo by Courtney Bowman Name: Shelby Tse Date of Birth: July 10                                                       Hometown: West Kelowna, BC School and Grade or Occupation: Number: 92 Bike: Kawasaki KX 250F Race Club: MCQMX,  Future West Moto Class: Ladies, Open Beginner Who got you get started in racing? My brother, Damon, and sister, Kristin, got me into racing with my dad, Carson, of course. As a little

Out of the Blue | Mckenna Kameka | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Mckenna Kameka | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Mckenna Kameka Date of Birth: October 20, 1995 Hometown: Corunna, Ontario School and Grade or Occupation: Media Coordinator for the Rockstar Energy Triple Crown Series. Number: 709 Bike: CRF150f Race Club: Mini Thunder [with hopes of racing a Women’s National this summer] Class: 150cc Open Who got you get started in racing?  My dad got me into racing when I was around 4

Out of the Blue | Brenna Nakazawa | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Brenna Nakazawa | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Brenna Nakazawa Date of Birth: October 31, 1991 Hometown: Salmon Arm, BC School and Grade or Occupation: Parts manager/Mechanic and Pastry Chef Number: 11 Bike: KTM 150 XC-W Race Club: GKMA Class: Women’s Amateur Who got you get started in racing? Jesse Niefer. As a little girl, were you a ‘girly girl’ or a ‘tomboy?’ I was a little bit of both. I played a lot

Out of the Blue | Delaney Brogan | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Delaney Brogan | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name:  Delaney Brogan Date of Birth: October 15th, 1997 Hometown:  Caledon, ON School and Grade or Occupation: Marketing Director Number:  998 (It usually changes every year) Bike:  YZ 125 Race Club:  Off Road Ontario Class:  Women’s Expert Who got you get started in racing? My dad! He has been in it his whole life and passed it down to my

Out of the Blue | Lison Boilard | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Lison Boilard | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Lison Boilard Date of Birth: July 7th, 1984 Hometown: Ste-Helene-De-Chester, QC School and Grade or Occupation: Server Number: 77 Bike: Gas Gas XC300 2018 Race Club: PNWMA – CXCC Class: Women’s Expert Who got you get started in racing? Started out with my friend, MC, for fun. There was a race where we live and we thought,

Out of the Blue | Jessica Gray | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Jessica Gray | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Jessica Gray Date of Birth: August 27 th, 1999 Hometown: Stoney Creek, Ontario School and Grade or Occupation: I go to Niagara College and I am currently enrolled in the Registered Practical Nursing program (RPN) Number: 12 Bike: Cr160 Who got you get started in racing? I would have to say my dad and, jokingly enough, the

Out of the Blue | Brittany Manzer | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Brittany Manzer | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name:  Brittany Manzer Date of Birth: July 23, 1991 Hometown: Nova Scotia School and Grade or Occupation: Peace Officer Number: 26 Bike: CRF250R Race Club: Peace Motocross Association Class: Ladies & MX2 Novice Who got you get started in racing? Myself As a little girl, were you a ‘girly girl’ or a ‘tomboy?’ Always have been a tomboy

Out of the Blue | Nicole Gaudern | Presented by Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Nicole Gaudern | Presented by Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Nicole Gaudern Date of Birth:  12/17/1979 Hometown: Riverton, WY School and Grade or Occupation: Peter Pan Land…haha!  Training and racing is a full-time commitment, but off the track and behind the scenes, it never stops.  Besides promoting, marketing, sustaining and pursuing new sponsors every season, I also train motocross racers and put together MX clinics