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Nathan Bles ‘Injury’ Update | The Baja Brawl Crash

Nathan Bles ‘Injury’ Update | The Baja Brawl Crash By Billy Rainford You’ve probably all seen it already – Nathan Bles launching himself into the stratosphere as you wonder whether he over-jumped a triple or under-jumped a quad at last week’s Baja Brawl at Baja Acres in Millington, Michigan. Truth is, it was a tabletop to single jump gone wrong. We gave Nathan a call today to get his thoughts

Taylor Ciampichini and Nathan Bles to Fill In at Honda Canada GDR Fox Racing at RJ’s

Taylor Ciampichini and Nathan Bles to Fill In at Honda Canada GDR Fox Racing at RJ’s By Billy Rainford Team GDR has posted on social media that #68 Taylor Ciampichini and #56 Nathan Bles will fill in at Honda Canada GDR Fox Racing this weekend at RJ’s in Barrie, Ontario, for the recuperating #2 Colton Facciotti. Colton is still getting back to 100% after injuring his shoulder in a crash

Nathan Bles Injury Update

Nathan Bles Injury Update By Billy Rainford #56 Nathan Bles from Bayfield, Ontario, has indeed suffered a broken left wrist as the result of a crash while racing at Baja Acres in Millington, Michigan, Sunday, May 29th. The fall and resulting injury come eerily close to the one-year anniversary of his badly broken left humerus last season (2 days off, to be exact). We gave the Big Steel Box Fly

The Story Behind the Photo – Nathan Bles|Ulverton 2015

The Story Behind the Photo – Nathan Bles|Ulverton 2015 By Billy Rainford Ontario Pro rider Nathan Bles suffered a badly broken arm while practicing at Gopher Dunes just one week before the 2015 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals were set to begin last spring. It forced him to miss the majority of the racing season. In fact, it probably should have taken him out of the entire summer, but Nathan is

This Pro’s POV – A Column by Nathan Bles

This Pro’s POV – A Column by Nathan Bles By Nathan Bles Off-Season for Canadian Pros Race season has come and gone. For many racers it’s back to school, back to work or just continue their job. Ever wonder what the professional motocross riders are up to? It’s different with every pro rider. Some pros are established and have contracts that continue another year that simplifies things a little. They

5 Lap Sprint – Christmas Edition

5 Lap Sprint – Christmas Edition By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford In this installment, Jeff asks Blake Savage, Brittany Gagne, Cade Clason, Ryan Lockhart, Heidie Cooke, Nathan Bles, and Kim Normandin the same 5 questions, mostly about Christmas. 1) What’s the best Christmas gift you have ever given and why? Blake Savage The best gift I have given was maybe a while back when I was racing for

5-Lap Sprint: Bles, Savage, Burger, Pronovost, Pettis, and Rarick

5-Lap Sprint: Bles, Savage, Burger, Pronovost, Pettis, and Rarick By Jeff McConkey Photos by Bigwave Jeff grabs 6 riders and asks them the same 5 questions in another installment of 5-Lap Sprint. Lap 1) What was the best National of 2015, and why?   Nathan Bles I was only able to attend a few rounds this year, but I would have to say Ulverton. The track is a true test

Nathan Bles Returns for Moncton

Nathan Bles Returns for Moncton DMX Staff The departure of MX2 rider #17 Seth Rarick from the Redemption Racing Fly Dragon KTM team left them looking for a rider to fill the vacant seat. Originally, the squad would have been Rarick in MX2 and Bayfield, Ontario’s #10 Nathan Bles in MX1. However, when Bles fell while practicing just one week before the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals were to start in

Nathan Bles Injured

Nathan Bles Injured We heard rumours that Redemption Racing Fly Dragon KTM rider, #10 Nathan Bles from Bayfield, Ontario, was injured while practicing at Gopher Dunes today. We gave Redemption Racing Team Manager, Josh Snider, a call and he confirmed that Nathan was, in fact, taken to Tillsonburg Hospital emergency to have his left arm looked at after the fall today at the Courtland, Ontario, track. It is an upper

DMX Frid’Eh Update #10 Presented by Atlas Brace

DMX Frid’Eh Update #10 Presented by Atlas Brace By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to another Frid’Eh Update here on Direct Motocross. We’ve already hit double digits for 2015. That means we’re at the 20% mark of the year – it happens fast. #10 for 2015 is a rider we’ve all watched grow up. As a young rider, Nathan Bles was always in the radar. He showed promise as