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2018 MXON | The Emotion Awards

2018 MXON | The Emotion Awards By Billy Rainford Motocross is an emotional sport. You can run through the entire gamut of them in a matter of seconds. The MXON takes those emotions to an even higher level when national pride gets involved. If you look up the “Top 10 Human Emotions” on the internet, you’ll find fear, anger, sadness, joy, disgust, trust, anticipation, surprise, remorse, and love. With these

Team Canada MXON | We Talk to Colton, Jess, and Kaven

Team Canada MXON | We Talk to Colton, Jess, and Kaven By Billy Rainford With the announcement of Team Canada MXON for this year’s event at Red Bud yesterday, we knew you’d want to hear how excited each rider is to have been chosen to represent Canada. We grabbed each of them and asked the simple question: “How pumped are you to be on Team Canada heading to the MXON?”

9 Questions for Our Points Leaders, #15 Jess Pettis and #45 Colton Facciotti

9 Questions for Our Points Leaders, #15 Jess Pettis and #45 Colton Facciotti By Billy Rainford     #15 Jess Pettis from Prince George, BC has had his ups and downs this season, but, with only 3 rounds to go, finds himself alone atop the 250 standings. We grabbed him at his home in central BC during this break before we get back to racing this Saturday at River Glade

Rockstar MX Tour | McNabb Valley MX Race Recap

Rockstar MX Tour | McNabb Valley MX Race Recap By Billy Rainford Round 4 of the Rockstar Triple Crown MX Tour took place at McNabb Valley MX in Minnedosa, Manitoba, Saturday. As we drove to the track, we were struck with just how far from anything we really were. Not until we neared the beautiful little town of Minnedosa did we realize how much of a little jewel this place

5 Minutes with…#527 Jake Tricco

5 Minutes with…#527 Jake Tricco By Billy Rainford If you’re someone who’s interested in who the up-and-coming riders are, you’re likely familiar with the name Jake Tricco. Jake is the Collingwood, Ontario, rider who has been pegged for great things since he was on mini bikes. This year, he’s moved up to the yellow plates of the Intermediate classes and will be the rider to watch all summer long. We

Hammertime’s Reality Check | Tampa Supercross

Hammertime’s Reality Check | Tampa Supercross By Hammertime It’s been quite a few years since the infamous ‘Hammertime‘ left the unruly keyboard warrior safe-haven of MX Forum. Where has he been? Well, he’s been where he’s been since he was about 7 years old — watching AMA Motocross and Monster Energy Supercross like it’s his job! Yes, Hammertime was a high-level racer in his own right, back in the day,

On the Radar | Jérémie Lacroix | Presented by Scott Canada

On the Radar | Jérémie Lacroix | Presented by Scott Canada By Jeff McConkey Name: Jérémie Lacroix Age: 17 Hometown: Ponteix, Saskatchewan School and Grade: Grade 12 – online school Number: 715 Bike: 2018 KX250 Race Club: SCRC, SMA, Jetwerx National Series (Western rounds) Classes: Intermediate MX2, Open A, Pro Am How did you get started in racing? The person who brought me into racing was my uncle. I attended

4+ For 497 | Brock Leitner | Houston Supercross

4+ For 497 | Brock Leitner | Houston Supercross By Billy Rainford Motocross is all about progression. Of course, you dream of making it to the ‘big show’ under the lights of the stadiums and Monster Energy Supercross, but every rider knows there are many steps before you take that last one. Well, Canadian rider #497 Brock Leitner just took the next step. Brock made his first night program at

#ICYMI | Catching Up with…Matt Goerke

#ICYMI | Catching Up with…Matt Goerke By Billy Rainford Matt Goerke is no stranger to the winner’s circle up here in Canada but this latest championship didn’t come easily. In fact, the final round at RJ’s in Barrie, Ontario, probably took several years off the lives of Matt and his entire team as he battled from the back of the pack to capture his 3rd Canadian title (2012, 2015, 2017).

Whatever Happened to…Nick May?

Whatever Happened to…Nick May? By Billy Rainford Do you ever find yourself sitting around thinking about riders you used to watch from years ago and wonder whatever happened to them? I’m sure you have. Unfortunately, many times, the story may not be what you were hoping for in a rider’s life after motocross. However, in the case of Ottawa’s Nick May, you’ll probably be happy with what you’re about to