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Catching Up with…Jay Burke

Catching Up with…Jay Burke By Billy Rainford We were unable to get in touch with the always busy Jay Burke this past Friday #38 in time for the Update intro. Here is our conversation with the Ontario rider.   Direct Motocross. Hello, Jay. Thanks for chatting with us today. Speaking of today, can you tell everyone what it is you do 9-5, Monday to Friday? Jay Burke: Well, Billy, when

Catching Up with…Davey Fraser

Catching Up with…Davey Fraser By Billy Rainford In case you missed it in the Frid’Eh Update… #36 for the 2016 season was one of the most popular riders to throw a leg over a dirt bike. Halifax, NS’s Davey Fraser is a down-to-earth guy, a hard worker, and therefore a crowd favourite. With an additional round added to the Maritime schedule, Davey felt the love from the crowd even more

Catching Up with…#34 Westen Wrozyna

Catching Up with…#34 Westen Wrozyna By Billy Rainford Newtonville, Ontario’s Westen Wrozyna was the featured rider in week #34’s Frid’Eh Update but he was so busy at the TransCan that we couldn’t get his interview up in the column. Here’s what Westen had to say when we were finally able to get together for a chat. Direct Motocross: Hello, Westen. I wasn’t sure we were going to see you this

Catching Up with…Matthew Davenport

Catching Up with…Matthew Davenport By Billy Rainford In case you missed this in the Frid’Eh Update, here’s our chat with University of Calgary student, and Fort St. John, BC native, #31 Matthew Davenport.   Welcome to Week #31 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update presented by Toys for Big Boys in Moncton, New Brunswick. The #31 has not been seen on the track this summer but it belongs to the university

Catching Up with…Shawn Robinson

Catching Up with…Shawn Robinson By Billy Rainford It was week #27 for the Frid’Eh Update last week, but Gatineau, Quebec, rider,  Shawn Robinson, was away and busy all weekend so we weren’t able to get in touch with him until this morning. Shawn is currently competing in the entire Rockstar Energy MX Nationals in the MX1 class and sits 16th in points after the first 4 rounds. We grabbed him

Catching Up with…Davi Millsaps

Catching Up with…Davi Millsaps By Billy Rainford We grabbed KTM Thor Racing rider #118 Davi Millsaps for a chat after his 2-1 win this past weekend at Whispering Pines in Kamloops, BC. Hey, Davi. Finally, we are getting a chance to talk to you, and everyone seems to have different ideas on how you were going to do. First, let’s back it up a bit and talk about how you

Catching Up with…Cole Martinez

Catching Up with…Cole Martinez By Billy Rainford In case you missed it in last week’s Frid’Eh Update… Welcome to the ‘double deuce’ edition of the DMX Frid’Eh Update Presented by RMR Online Outlet. Week #22 belongs to the rider we got to know last season when he picked up a ride with the Monster Energy Kawasaki team to race the MX2 class on the KX250F. Not everyone knew much about

Catching Up with…Kyle Swanson

Catching Up with…Kyle Swanson By Billy Rainford In case you missed it in last week’s Frid’Eh #21 Update Presented by TLD Canada… For 2016, #21 belongs to the Texan we got to know very well back when he first came up to Canada and lived out of the cab of his pick-up truck…with his mechanic! Kyle Swanson became Canada’s newest motocross sweetheart when word of his commitment and dedication to

Catching Up with…Dave Blanchet

Catching Up with…Dave Blanchet By Billy Rainford If you were looking for a Canadian rider to cheer for in the Eastern rounds of Supercross this past season, your eyes would have been focused on Quebec rider, #418 Dave Blanchet. Dave has been a Pro rider for a few years now and has always wanted to give Supercross a try. He got his dream this winter with the PR-MX team. It