Tag "Gopher Dunes"

Faces at the Races | Gopher Dunes National

Faces at the Races | Gopher Dunes National By Billy Rainford Where has the time gone this week?! It’s already Thursday afternoon and I haven’t done my favourite column of the summer yet! OK, let’s get to some ‘Faces at the Races‘ from Round 4 of the Rockstar Energy Triple Crown MX Nationals series at Gopher Dunes, shall we? Thanks for reading…or at least looking. See everyone this weekend at

Photo Report | Women’s East MX Nationals | Round 1 Gopher Dunes

Photo Report | Women’s East MX Nationals | Round 1 Gopher Dunes Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford 28 women lined up for Round 1 of the Women’s East MX Nationals at Gopher Dunes this past Saturday. These motos would be the first time the women would hit the famed sand track at the end of the day, after the Pro motos had been run — the track would be

Photo Report | Gopher Dunes National

Photo Report | Gopher Dunes National By Billy Rainford We’re finally back in action at the 2019 Rockstar Energy Triple Crown MX Nationals. Let’s hope we don’t have that long a break in the series next year. I don’t need time to go to the beach and play volleyball or do stuff around the house! Anyway, the annual stop at the gruelling sand track at Gopher Dunes took place this

Gopher Dunes National ‘By the Book’ | Race Recap

Gopher Dunes National ‘By the Book’ | Race Recap By Billy Rainford Here’s a look at how I saw the racing from the side of the track while shooting photos and video. I jot thoughts and positions down in some sort of shorthand I’ve developed over the years to use for information when doing Photo Reports etc. after the event. A good way to get some information out to those

Podcasts | Gopher Dunes National

Podcasts | Gopher Dunes National By Billy Rainford I got trapped under the awning of the MRC trailer when the downpour started after the races, so I was only able to grab 4 riders for post-race interviews. #800 Mike Alessi HON 1-1 1st overall 450 #48 Westen Wrozyna KAW 12-14 12th 250 #196 Chase Marquier YAM 13-11 12th 450 #39 Ryan Dowd SUZ 12-10 10th 450