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#tbt 2014 ‘Calgary Whip Champion’ Colton Facciotti

#tbt 2014 ‘Calgary Whip Champion’ Colton Facciotti By Billy Rainford We’ve got two track on the Rockstar Energy MX National schedule that lend themselves nicely to this very unofficial and rather impromptu ‘Whip Contest’ we decided to start a couple years ago. We stood beside the big International Jump on the Wild Rose MX track in Calgary, Alberta, during free practice and started pointing our cameras at the riders as

Colton Facciotti Injury Update

Colton Facciotti Injury Update Monday, March 23, 2015 2014 Canadian MX1 champion, Honda Canada TLD GDR rider Colton Facciotti, has reported on his Instagram account (@coltonfacciotti) that he crashed and broke his pelvis while training down south for the upcoming Rockstar Energy MX Nationals. I contacted team owner Derek Schuster this morning and he confirmed the injury but added he should only “be off the bike a few weeks.” Apparently,

DMX Frid’Eh Update #1 Presented by Fox Canada

DMX Frid’Eh Update #1 Presented by Fox Canada By Jeff McConkey, Dawn McClintock, and Billy Rainford   Welcome to the first Direct Motocross Frid’Eh Update of 2015. 2014 was an amazing year for us here and we’re looking forward to keeping the ball rolling as we move into the second half of the decade.   As we’re sure you’ve noticed, the site has been fully re-designed and redone for 2015.

Canadian Motocross is in a Good Place Right Now / The Alessi Effect

Canadian Motocross is in a Good Place Right Now / The Alessi Effect Story and photos by Billy Rainford A lot gets said about the state of Canadian Motocross. A lot of negative things get said about Canadian Motocross. Sometimes, the most heard voices are the ones who scream the loudest and, unfortunately, those are usually the vocal chords attached to the ‘nay-est sayers’ in the crowd. But what is