Tag "Injury Update"

Cole Thompson Update

Cole Thompson Update By Billy Rainford #16 Cole Thompson headed into Round 7 of the 2019 Rockstar Energy Triple Crown as the points leader, going after his 2nd $100K first place prize. Unfortunately, he left Deschambault, Quebec, 25 points down in the chase for the biggest payday in Canadian Motocross. He’s been fighting through a back issue the past few rounds and was making progress in the amount of pain

Shawn Maffenbeier Injury Upate

Shawn Maffenbeier Injury Upate From Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha: It is with great sadness that we report National rider # 3 Shawn Maffenbeier fractured his clavicle with practicing at Whispering Pines on Monday afternoon. This comes after his first ever 450 MX tour moto podium in Sand Del Lee this past Weekend. Shawn and the team have enjoyed his progress through the season and are very proud of his accomplishments in 2019.  Shawn

Ryder Floyd Injury Update

Ryder Floyd Injury Update By Billy Rainford #296 Ryder Floyd is the rider from Texas whose time in Canada started off with a bang after winning the first round of the Rockstar Energy Triple Crown Arenacross Series this year for the new Manluk Racing team. Since then, he’s shown the speed to compete for wins, but luck has been the ingredient eluding him. This past weekend at Round 4 of

Bjorn Viney Injury Update

Bjorn Viney Injury Update By Billy Rainford Unfortunate news from the Team PRMX/Viney camp. Young up-and-coming Intermediate rider Bjorn Viney has sustained a broke wrist. Bjorn, from the Ottawa area but now calling California home, wrapped up the Challenge Quebec Supercross Lites title, finishing 7th this past weekend to take home the title. The plan was for Bjorn to join the Rockstar Triple Crown MX Nationals this coming weekend for

#23 Wyatt Waddell Injury Update

By Billy Rainford At Round 2 of the Rockstar Triple Crown MX Nationals in Prince George, BC this past Saturday, #23 Wyatt Waddell came up a little short on a big jump during first 250 Qualifying. Wyatt pulled off the track with a sore ankle and wasn’t sure he’d be able to line up for the rest of the day. He went out for the sight lap before Moto 1

#80 Sam Gaynor Injury Update

By Billy Rainford Ontario rider #80 Sam Gaynor is loving his summer traveling the Rockstar Energy Triple Crown MX Nationals with his parents. He’s jumped right into the 450 class with the support of the Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha team. After finishing 13-15 for 14th at his first Pro 450 National in Calgary, Sam had an impressive 9th place in moto 1 at round 2 in Prince George, BC. He was

#22 Jared Petruska Injury Update

By Billy Rainford Another rider whose day at Round 1 of the Rockstar Triple Crown MX Nationals did not go the way he wanted was #22 Jared Petruska. The Calgary local had troubles in the first moto but still managed to finish well. Unfortunately, a first turn pile- up in moto 2 took Jared out for the day. He was visibly angry at the early end to his season as

#35 Christopher Fortier Injury Update

By Billy Rainford #35 Christopher Fortier had a rough go at round 1 of the Rockstar Triple Crown Motocross Nationals at Wild Rose MX Park in Calgary, AB this past Saturday. He picked up some great support for 2019 and is riding on the Sky Helicopters International Motorsports Husqvarna team in the 250 class. Unfortunately, the western swing of his season came to an early end when a mechanical issue

Dakota Alix Injury Update – No Broken Bones

Dakota Alix Injury Update – No Broken Bones By Billy Rainford To quote Mark Twain, “Rumours of my breaking my wrist in a dirt bike accident have been greatly exaggerated.” It’s a little known fact that Twain was a huge moto head and Ricky Johnson fan. But seriously, we were told by the race director of the Riviere du Loup Arenacross that #164 Dakota Alix had broken his wrist and