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#ICYMI | Catching Up with…Matt Goerke

#ICYMI | Catching Up with…Matt Goerke By Billy Rainford Matt Goerke is no stranger to the winner’s circle up here in Canada but this latest championship didn’t come easily. In fact, the final round at RJ’s in Barrie, Ontario, probably took several years off the lives of Matt and his entire team as he battled from the back of the pack to capture his 3rd Canadian title (2012, 2015, 2017).

Frid’Eh Update #1 Presented by Yamaha Canada

Frid’Eh Update #1 Presented by Yamaha Canada By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Hello and welcome to the first DMX Frid’Eh Update of 2018. Yamaha Motor Canada has been behind Direct Motocross from the beginning so we wanted to thank them for their continued support. Also, #1 for the 2018 season will be none other than Matt Goerke on his Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha. Matt is no stranger to the winner’s

Matt Goerke Injury Update

Matt Goerke Injury Update 2017 Canadian MX1 champion, Matt Goerke, was injured in a pile-up at the ADAD Stuttgart Supercross in Germany over the weekend. We spoke with Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha team owner, André Laurin, today and he confirmed Matt “broke his ulna by his hand brace” and will be out “4 weeks [but will] be ready for the Triple Crown in Canada.” Good luck to the Canadian career #2

Frid’Eh Update #2 Presented by Leatt

Frid’Eh Update #2 Presented by Leatt By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Hello and welcome to Week #2 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update Presented by Leatt. #2 for 2017 will be the former Canadian MX1 champion who is currently chasing the Amsoil Arenacross championship down south. Matt Goerke is the rider who won the dubious honour of winning our ‘Worst Starter’ award simply for the fact that he found himself coming

Arenacross Practice | Friday Afternoon | Gopher Dunes

Arenacross Practice | Friday Afternoon | Gopher Dunes By Billy Rainford As if Fridays aren’t busy enough around Direct Motocross, when we heard Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha rider, Matt Goerke, was going to be testing at the newly-built Arenacross track at Gopher Dunes, we had to be there to check it out. Yes, that’s why the Update was a tad on the ‘brief’ side this week. Not only was Matt there

Matt Goerke’s Gopher Dunes Crash Sequence

Matt Goerke’s Gopher Dunes Crash Sequence By Billy Rainford #1 Rockstar Energy OTSFF Fly Dragon Yamaha rider, Matt Goerke, has to be considered one of the best sand track riders anywhere. Watching him craftily carve his way around the rough Gopher Dunes track always leaves spectators with mouths agape in awe and disbelief. However, even the best can be bitten by what is known as one of the, if not

MX1 Champion Matt Goerke PODCAST

MX1 Champion Matt Goerke PODCAST By Billy Rainford We got in touch with MX1 Champion Rockstar Energy OTSFF Yamaha’s Matt Goerke last week and recorded a lengthy podcast with the Florida native who now calls Temecula, California, home. We included the podcast in Frid’Eh Update #1 last Friday but wanted to make sure everyone got a chance to listen to what he had to say about his latest injury that