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ICYMI | Catching Up with #49 Kein Denzler | KTM Canada

ICYMI | Catching Up with #49 Kein Denzler By Billy Rainford Catching Up with Ohio racer, #49 Kein Denzler. | Bigwave photo Kein Denzler is from Ohio and made his Professional debut with us here in Canada a couple years ago. He’s is the rider we’ve watched work his way to becoming a solid top 10 contender every time he’s on the track. He wasn’t able to race as much

ICYMI | Catching Up with Ryan Dowd

ICYMI | Catching Up with Ryan Dowd By Billy Rainford     Ryan Dowd came into the sport like every other rider does as a kid — his dad is a legend in the sport! OK, maybe that’s not how the rest of us got our start in this crazy sport, but it’s the reality for this Massachusetts, racer. Ryan jumped into our series for the eastern swing. Here’s a

ICYMI | Catching Up with Colton Facciotti

ICYMI | Catching Up with Colton Facciotti By Billy Rainford Catching Up with 5-time Canadian MX champion, Colton Facciotti. | Bigwave photo With everything that happened last week at round 3 of the Rockstar Triple Crown Supercross Series Presented by Dollarama, I was a little hesitant when I realized we were heading into Colton Facciotti‘s week for the Update Intro Interview. Colton was more than willing to chat and we

#ICYMI | Catching Up with Tallon Lafountaine

#ICYMI | Catching Up with Tallon Lafountaine By Billy Rainford Catching Up with Tallon Lafountaine. Tallon Lafountaine is the American rider with a strong Canadian connection that we’ll let him explain to us. He’s crossed the border  to race quite a few times and made an immediate impression when he did. He earned #42 for 2018 during his western rounds appearances in the 2017 season. He’s obviously a rider who

ICYMI | Catching Up with Vincent Lauzon

ICYMI | Catching Up with Vincent Lauzon By Billy Rainford Vincent Lauzon is from Laval and calls Blainville, Quebec, home. He skipped the western rounds of the 2018 Rockstar Triple Crown MX Tour and picked it up at round 5 at Sand Del Lee near Ottawa. His best moto finish was a 12th at Gopher Dunes, where he had his best overall, a 12th. Here’s a look at his summer

ICYMI | Catching Up with #40 Guillaume St Cyr

ICYMI | Catching Up with #40 Guillaume St Cyr By Billy Rainford   Guillaume St Cyr from Victoriaville, Quebec, is #40 in 2018. We’ve gotten to know the rider we affectionately call “Gullimer” over the past few years. He’s the likeable rider who has really smooth indoor skills. Here’s a look at his 2018 season: Motocross: Supercross: We got in touch with Guillaume this week for a chat. Here’s what

ICYMI | Catching Up with #34 Scott Champion

ICYMI | Catching Up with #34 Scott Champion By Billy Rainford Scott Champion is the rider who grew up with the most difficult name to live up to plastered on his back at every race. That’s got to put some added pressure on a kid! We’ve gotten to know Scott over the past few years, as he’s made several trips north of the border to race our Nationals and some

ICYMI | Catching Up with Jesse Wentland

ICYMI | Catching Up with Jesse Wentland By Billy Rainford Catching Up with… Jesse Wentland. | Bigwave photo In case you missed it, here’s our conversation with American racer, Jesse Wentland. We’ve gotten to know Jesse very well over the years, as he raced out series a couple times and is probably one of the nicest, most polite riders you’ll ever meet. I’m going to refer to a moment that

ICYMI | Catching Up with…Nathan Bles

ICYMI | Catching Up with…Nathan Bles By Billy Rainford Nathan Bles was that likeable kid who could really rip on a dirt bike. You just knew that, if he could stay focused and interested, he was destined for good things. With a very solid family backing him, Nathan moved up and up and eventually turned Pro. Injuries have plagued his movement toward championships, but he’s always been right there when

ICYMI | Catching Up with…#21 Ryan Lalonde

ICYMI | Catching Up with…#21 Ryan Lalonde By Billy Rainford ICYMI, we caught up with Vancouver Island racer, Ryan Lalonde. | Bigwave photo We caught up with the Vancouver Island racer who had all the old guys’ hearts last year as he raced the MX2 class on a 250 2-stroke. Well, he’s slipped over to the dark side and is going to be racing the 450 class on his Kawasaki