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#ICYMI | Catching Up with Tallon Lafountaine

#ICYMI | Catching Up with Tallon Lafountaine By Billy Rainford Catching Up with Tallon Lafountaine. Tallon Lafountaine is the American rider with a strong Canadian connection that we’ll let him explain to us. He’s crossed the border  to race quite a few times and made an immediate impression when he did. He earned #42 for 2018 during his western rounds appearances in the 2017 season. He’s obviously a rider who

ICYMI | Catching Up with Vincent Lauzon

ICYMI | Catching Up with Vincent Lauzon By Billy Rainford Vincent Lauzon is from Laval and calls Blainville, Quebec, home. He skipped the western rounds of the 2018 Rockstar Triple Crown MX Tour and picked it up at round 5 at Sand Del Lee near Ottawa. His best moto finish was a 12th at Gopher Dunes, where he had his best overall, a 12th. Here’s a look at his summer

ICYMI | Catching Up with #40 Guillaume St Cyr

ICYMI | Catching Up with #40 Guillaume St Cyr By Billy Rainford   Guillaume St Cyr from Victoriaville, Quebec, is #40 in 2018. We’ve gotten to know the rider we affectionately call “Gullimer” over the past few years. He’s the likeable rider who has really smooth indoor skills. Here’s a look at his 2018 season: Motocross: Supercross: We got in touch with Guillaume this week for a chat. Here’s what

ICYMI | Catching Up with #34 Scott Champion

ICYMI | Catching Up with #34 Scott Champion By Billy Rainford Scott Champion is the rider who grew up with the most difficult name to live up to plastered on his back at every race. That’s got to put some added pressure on a kid! We’ve gotten to know Scott over the past few years, as he’s made several trips north of the border to race our Nationals and some

ICYMI | Catching Up with Jesse Wentland

ICYMI | Catching Up with Jesse Wentland By Billy Rainford Catching Up with… Jesse Wentland. | Bigwave photo In case you missed it, here’s our conversation with American racer, Jesse Wentland. We’ve gotten to know Jesse very well over the years, as he raced out series a couple times and is probably one of the nicest, most polite riders you’ll ever meet. I’m going to refer to a moment that

Catching Up with Blake Davies

Catching Up with Blake Davies By Billy Rainford Young Blake Davies is from British Columbia and just finished up a week of racing at Loretta Lynn’s. He competed in the 65 (7-9) Limited class and finished 22-12-13 for 14th overall. We spoke with him as he and his dad were hanging out watching some motos on the final day of racing. Direct Motocross: Hello, Blake. First of all, can you

Catching Up with #74 Mikael Savard – Loretta’s Champ!

Catching Up with #74 Mikael Savard – Loretta’s Champ! By Billy Rainford Mikael Savard just had an amazing week at Loretta Lynn’s. He finished 3rd in 250 C Jr. and then went out and won the 450 C class. The races were full of drama and he managed to remain calm and take home a title for Canada. We grabbed him for a quick conversation after he finished his online

Catching Up with…#19 Hayden Halstead

Catching Up with…#19 Hayden Halstead By Jeff McConkey The 2018 Rockstar Triple Crown MX Tour is now heading to the eastern swing. After 4 rounds out in the western part of Canada, we are on a two-weekend break in the action. During that time, many riders will be preparing for what is know as the toughest track in North America, Gopher Dunes. #19 Hayden Halstead is from close by and

ICYMI | Catching Up with…Nathan Bles

ICYMI | Catching Up with…Nathan Bles By Billy Rainford Nathan Bles was that likeable kid who could really rip on a dirt bike. You just knew that, if he could stay focused and interested, he was destined for good things. With a very solid family backing him, Nathan moved up and up and eventually turned Pro. Injuries have plagued his movement toward championships, but he’s always been right there when

Catching Up with…#737 Tee Perrott

Catching Up with…#737 Tee Perrott By Billy Rainford Whenever we’re at a Canadian National, part of the fun of the 250 class is watching who the fastest yellow-plated Intermediate rider is. So far this season, it’s been a battle between a couple of Alberta rivals, #245 Rylan Bly and #737 Tee Perrott. If they both keep racing at a high level, we should see them both move their way up