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ICYMI | Catching Up with #19 Dylan Wright

ICYMI | Catching Up with #19 Dylan Wright By Billy Rainford   Dylan Wright just wrapped up the 4-round Rockstar Energy Triple Crown Arenacross championship and now sets his sights on the rest of the 3-part tour. Dylan is the rider who we watched progress through the amateur ranks as one of the most eye-catching and flashy riders we’ve ever seen here in Canada. His scrubs and 2-stroke skills are

ICYMI | Catching Up with Dillan Epstein

ICYMI | Catching Up with Dillan Epstein By Billy Rainford Catching Up with California rider, Dillan Epstein. | Bigwave photo Dillan Epstein was easily one of the most popular riders at the races, so it was sad for our series when he and his team parted ways. We hadn’t spoken with him in a few months, so it was nice to touch base with him. In fact, he’s such a

ICYMI | Catching Up with Cheyenne Harmon

ICYMI | Catching Up with Cheyenne Harmon By Billy Rainford Catching Up with Texas rider Cheyenne Harmon. | Bigwave photo We first met #17 Cheyenne Harmon last season when he decided to hop in his moto van by himself and head to Canada to give our series a shot. When I heard he was alone and living in his van, I had to go and introduce myself to get the

ICYMI | Catching Up with Jess Pettis

 ICYMI | Catching Up with Jess Pettis By Billy Rainford Catching Up with Prince George, BC native, Jess Pettis. | Bigwave photo Jess wasn’t in Abbotsford for round 1 of the Arenacross Series. He was down in Florida getting ready for the start of the Rockstar Motocross Series that will start on June 1st at Wild Rose in downtown Calgary, Alberta. Jess’s team, Red Bull KTM Thor Racing, is focused

ICYMI | Catching Up with Topher Ingalls

ICYMI | Catching Up with Topher Ingalls By Billy Rainford Catching Up with our old friend Topher Ingalls from California. | Bigwave photo #13 is kind of controversial. I say controversial because it’s a number that most riders avoid like the plague. However, there are some characters in this sport who thrive on the unusual and unconventional. When I think of those two words, one rider pops into my mind,

ICYMI | Catching Up with Keylan Meston

ICYMI | Catching Up with Keylan Meston By Billy Rainford Catching Up with Calgary racer, Keylan Meston. | Bigwave photo Keylan Meston is the Calgary, Alberta, racer who we’ve gotten to know pretty well over the last few years. He is always quick to allow us to get in his face with an interview and he even does it with a smile. He’s become one of our favourite riders to

ICYMI | Catching Up with Rick Bradshaw

ICYMI | Catching Up with Rick Bradshaw By Billy Rainford   We’ve gone west on the #1 highway, veered north west on highway 16 just past Winnipeg, Manitoba, at Portage La Prairie, and gone past Neepwa, Minnedosa, Shoal Lake, Russell, Langenburg, Churchbridge, and on to Yorkton, Saskatchewan, where Rick Bradshaw has met us with his usual open arms…figuratively. Rick is one of the good guys in the sport and has

ICYMI | Catching Up with Jeremy Medaglia

ICYMI | Catching Up with Jeremy Medaglia By Billy Rainford Following in his older brother’s footstep, Jeremy Medaglia has proven he is his own person and has always done things his way. Riding for many of the top factory-supported teams in Canada, Jeremy has always been a fan favourite when and wherever he shows up. His autograph lines at the nationals are always among the longest. He’s been forced to

ICYMI | Catching Up with Shawn Maffenbeier

ICYMI | Catching Up with Shawn Maffenbeier By Billy Rainford Catching Up with Shawn Maffenbeier. | Bigwave photo Shawn Maffenbeier is the career #3 rider who had a good year in 2018. We did a pretty extensive interview with him not long ago, after it was announced officially that he would be taking his skills to the 450 class in 2019 and beyond on the Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha team –

ICYMI | Catching Up with #2 Matt Goerke

ICYMI | Catching Up with #2 Matt Goerke By Billy Rainford Catching Up with Florida rider #2 Matt Goerke. | Bigwave photo Matt Goerke is the Florida rider who has been given a partial Canadian citizenship. It’s a rare honour but one we’re happy to bestow on this 3-time Canadian Motocross Champion. The story about Matt that I’ll tell until the end is about his last name. Being that I