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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

ICYMI | Catching Up with #16 Cole Thompson

ICYMI | Catching Up with #16 Cole Thompson By Billy Rainford Catching Up with #16 Cole Thompson. | Bigwave photo Cole Thompson comes from a family of 5 boys who all raced moto. Cole is the youngest and seems to have benefited from the mistakes of all his brothers before him. He’s also got them to help him as his career continues. Cole is from a small country town called

ICYMI | Catching Up with Josh Osby

ICYMI | Catching Up with Josh Osby By Billy Rainford Heading into the first race of the 2017 Canadian Motocross Season, , we all knew Josh Osby had the speed to be a contender, and we were right. Josh came up through the American Amateur Nationals circuit, like so many top riders before him, and brought that professionalism to Canada as a rookie pro. We’ll talk to him about the

ICYMI | Catching Up with…Jacob Hayes

ICYMI | Catching Up with…Jacob Hayes By Billy Rainford For 2018, Jacob Hayes is the rider who earned the #15 in Canada. The smooth riding American rider has taken a couple runs at the Canadian series and was in the mix all summer in the MX2 class in 2017. We’ve known Jacob since his amateur days when he was an up-and-coming rider out of North Carolina. He raced the big

ICYMI | Catching Up with…#10 Keylan Meston

ICYMI | Catching Up with…#10 Keylan Meston By Billy Rainford   #10 Calgary, Alberta, racer, Keylan Meston. | John Meaney photo If you’re an MX1 racer, you want to be featured in any week in the top 10. Being able to say you were a Top 10 racer in the country is something you can rest your hat on for the rest of your life, and Keylan Meston has done

ICYMI | Catching Up with #9 Cade Clason

ICYMI | Catching Up with #9 Cade Clason By Billy Rainford In case you missed it, the Frid’Eh Update belonged to #9 Cade Clason last week. He’s been busy working for FXR while he’s on “vacation,” so we grabbed him for an interview to see what’s new. #9 Cade Clason. | Bigwave photo Cade Clason has been coming to Canada so regularly that we’ve adopted him as one of our

ICYMI | Catching Up with…#8 Tim Tremblay

ICYMI | Catching Up with…#8 Tim Tremblay By Billy Rainford In 2017, Tim Tremblay got the chance he’s been after for many years — the chance to be on a top-level, factory-supported motocross team. Tim has always shown the skill and speed to be a competitor, but without the full support of a team it was difficult to make it to all the rounds and be competitive. That all changed