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Catching Up with #36 Teren Gerber | KTM Canada

Catching Up with #36 Teren Gerber By Billy Rainford   When I pulled in to Club MX last week on the way north from my extended MX road trip in the southeast, I found 19-year-old Teren Gerber from Coronation, Alberta, putting in a winter of training at the growing and expanding facility outside Chesterfield, South Carolina. Club MX partners with us and our ‘Total Devotion Award‘ at the Walton TransCan

ICYMI | Catching Up with Keylan Meston

ICYMI | Catching Up with Keylan Meston By Billy Rainford Catching Up with Calgary racer, Keylan Meston. | Bigwave photo Keylan Meston is the Calgary, Alberta, racer who we’ve gotten to know pretty well over the last few years. He is always quick to allow us to get in his face with an interview and he even does it with a smile. He’s become one of our favourite riders to

ICYMI | Catching Up with Rick Bradshaw

ICYMI | Catching Up with Rick Bradshaw By Billy Rainford   We’ve gone west on the #1 highway, veered north west on highway 16 just past Winnipeg, Manitoba, at Portage La Prairie, and gone past Neepwa, Minnedosa, Shoal Lake, Russell, Langenburg, Churchbridge, and on to Yorkton, Saskatchewan, where Rick Bradshaw has met us with his usual open arms…figuratively. Rick is one of the good guys in the sport and has

ICYMI | Catching Up with Jeremy Medaglia

ICYMI | Catching Up with Jeremy Medaglia By Billy Rainford Following in his older brother’s footstep, Jeremy Medaglia has proven he is his own person and has always done things his way. Riding for many of the top factory-supported teams in Canada, Jeremy has always been a fan favourite when and wherever he shows up. His autograph lines at the nationals are always among the longest. He’s been forced to

ICYMI | Catching Up with #2 Matt Goerke

ICYMI | Catching Up with #2 Matt Goerke By Billy Rainford Catching Up with Florida rider #2 Matt Goerke. | Bigwave photo Matt Goerke is the Florida rider who has been given a partial Canadian citizenship. It’s a rare honour but one we’re happy to bestow on this 3-time Canadian Motocross Champion. The story about Matt that I’ll tell until the end is about his last name. Being that I

Shawn Maffenbeier Talks about Moving to the 450 Class

Shawn Maffenbeier Talks about Moving to the 450 Class By Billy Rainford Swift Current, Saskatchewan, native, Shawn Maffenbeier, is actually no stranger to the 450 class. In fact, he was national #6 back in the day. However, since then he’s been a fixture in the 250 class and won the $10K Rockstar Triple Crown money in the class in 2018. Shawn moves back to the familiar Rockstar OTSFF FXR Yamaha

ICYMI | Catching Up with #49 Kein Denzler | KTM Canada

ICYMI | Catching Up with #49 Kein Denzler By Billy Rainford Catching Up with Ohio racer, #49 Kein Denzler. | Bigwave photo Kein Denzler is from Ohio and made his Professional debut with us here in Canada a couple years ago. He’s is the rider we’ve watched work his way to becoming a solid top 10 contender every time he’s on the track. He wasn’t able to race as much

Catching Up with Iain Hayden

Catching Up with Iain Hayden By Billy Rainford Iain Hayden is the former, long-time Pro motocross racer who is also well known for his skills in the snowmobile world. He’s the owner of the iconic Motopark facility in Chatsworth, Ontario, and is, more recently, also the owner of MP at County Line down by Panama City, Florida. We were down in The Sunshine State for the Mini O’s this past

ICYMI | Catching Up with Ryan Dowd

ICYMI | Catching Up with Ryan Dowd By Billy Rainford     Ryan Dowd came into the sport like every other rider does as a kid — his dad is a legend in the sport! OK, maybe that’s not how the rest of us got our start in this crazy sport, but it’s the reality for this Massachusetts, racer. Ryan jumped into our series for the eastern swing. Here’s a

ICYMI | Catching Up with Jonathan Mayzak

ICYMI | Catching Up with Jonathan Mayzak By Billy Rainford Catching Up with #44 Jonathan Mayzak. | Bigwave photo   We met the South Carolina racer in 2017 as he did the entire Canadian series. Jonathan Mayzak is the stylish rider who always caught your eye out there on the track with his smoothness. I always found my camera going toward him during the races because it was hard to