Tag "Injury Update"

#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

#50 Jyire Mitchell Injury Update

#50 Jyire Mitchell Injury Update By Billy Rainford #50 Jyire Mitchell is the fast and friendly rider from the island nation of Bermuda. He has shown the speed to compete at the front of the 250 Pro class this season in the Rockstar Energy Triple Crown Arenacross Series but luck hasn’t been on his side. Unfortunately, the bad luck continued for Jyire in Barrie Saturday night when he got caught

#37 Jake Tricco Breaks Wrist

#37 Jake Tricco Breaks Wrist By Billy Rainford Some unfortunate news out of the GDR team this week. It seems #37 Jake Tricco has indeed suffered a broken wrist in a crash sustained Sunday at the AMO ANQ at his home track, Gopher Dunes. He was showing good pace and had made a pass on always-fast-at-the-Dunes rider, Liam O’Farrell, before going down hard. He stayed down for a short while

#197 Brock Leitner Injury Update

#197 Brock Leitner Injury Update By Billy Rainford As you probably know by now, Summerland, BC rider Brock Leitner was injured early this past weekend at Round 2 of the Rockstar Triple Crown Arenacross Series in Calgary, Alberta. It was on the first lap of 250 Pro practice when he clipped a tuff block, fell, and got landed on by another rider, injuring his hip/pelvis area. He said he knew

Hayden Halstead Injury Update

Hayden Halstead Injury Update By Billy Rainford Hayden Halstead is the fun-loving rider from Waterford, Ontario, who you’ll find at the races pulling driving and racing duties for the Royal Distributing FXR Yamaha team. He’s now a month into recovering from a nasty leg break suffered while riding his BMX bike at an indoor facility in Hamilton. I grabbed him for a quick talk Tuesday as he was driving to

Jess Pettis Update

Jess Pettis Update By Billy Rainford 21-year-old Prince George, BC native, Jess Pettis, turned some heads this season in 250 West Supercross action. His results were 10, 12, 11, 11, and then a 5th in San Diego. He currently sits 12th in 250 West SX points. Unfortunately, on Tuesday, February 19th, while riding at Fox Raceway/Pala in Southern California on his 2nd day of training for outdoors, Jess took a