Tag "Austin Watling"

6 Questions with #46 Marco Cannella and #424 Austin Watling

6 Questions with #46 Marco Cannella and #424 Austin Watling By Billy Rainford With both Marco Cannella and Austin Watling about to join their ‘Fab 3’ counterpart, #184 Tanner Ward, in the Pro ranks this weekend, we wanted to check in with the pair to get a quick look inside their heads as they make this next big step. We asked them the same 6 questions to see what they

What Are Our Top 3 Intermediate Riders Doing in 2017?

What Are Our Top 3 Intermediate Riders Doing in 2017? By Billy Rainford We always like to keep up on what the top Intermediate riders are doing in Canada. However, this year it seems to be a little more interesting due to the recent announcements of rule changes and eligibility. In Canada, there are rules in place that force top riders in the skill classes to continue to move up. For

Catching Up with… Austin Watling

Catching Up with… Austin Watling By Billy Rainford Corunna, Ontario, Intermediate racer, #424 Austin Watling, has been working his way through the ranks the last few years and has risen to the point where his name is mentioned with the top up-and-coming riders getting ready to hit the Pro level after 2017. With just one more year left to run the yellow plates, Austin will use this final year of

Video | 2016 Mini O’s | 250B MX Final Moto | 5 Canadians

Video | 2016 Mini O’s | 250B MX Final Moto | 5 Canadians By Billy Rainford Some raw video of the 250B MX final at the 2016 Mini O’s. This race had 5 Canadians racing: #424 Austin Watling, #46 Marco Cannella, #327 Brandon Gourlay, #317 Cooper Larche, and #184 Tanner Ward. Saturday, Nov 26, 2016 Gatorback Cycle Park Gainesville, Florida

Tailgating with…Austin Watling and Tanner Ward

Tailgating with…Austin Watling and Tanner Ward By Billy Rainford Here in Episode 3 and 3.5, Jeff McConkey ‘tailgates’ with young up-and-coming Intermediate racers, Austin Watling and Tanner Ward. As is the point of these unstructured interviews, things don’t always go according to plan. We even have to stop this one halfway in! But that’s the point of tailgating. As the song says, “All bets are off, once you put the