Tag "Out of the Blue"

Out of the Blue: Natasha Lachapelle

Out of the Blue: Natasha Lachapelle By Jeff McConkey Name: Natasha Lachapelle Birthday: June 13, 1994 Hometown: Bolton Center, Quebec Occupation: D.E.P in Esthetics, eyelash technician and Mary Kay consultant. Number: 199 Bike: 200wxc KTM 2015 Race Club: FMSQ, GNCC Classes: Womens Pro (WXC) How did you get started in racing? Dirt biking and racing has been apart of my life since the day I was born. My father, Allan

Out of the Blue: Megan Griffiths

Out of the Blue: Megan Griffiths By Jeff McConkey Name: Megan Griffiths Birthday: Oct 29, 1990 Hometown: Kelowna, BC Occupation: Electrician Number: 143 Bike: 2014 KTM 200 XC-W Race Club: PNWMA and AMA Classes: Intermediate and Women’s Pro   How did you get started in racing? I was up riding the trails in my local riding area when I met someone they call “The Crazy Hippy.” This guy was amazingly

Out of the Blue: Maia Kerr

Out of the Blue: Maia Kerr By Jeff McConkey Name: Maia Kerr Birth Date: February 12, 1996 Hometown: Pemberton, BC School & Grade or Occupation: Thompson Rivers University for Sport Event Management Number: 727 Bike: 2013 KX250F Race Club: CMRC, Canadian Arenacross, Future West Moto Classes: Ladies & Open Beginner How did you get started in racing?   My dad has been riding dirt bikes for… well… as long as

Out of the Blue: Katy Hopkins

Out of the Blue: Katy Hopkins By Jeff McConkey Name:  Katy Hopkins Birth Date: Dec 5, 1989 Hometown: Kamloops, BC School & Grade or Occupation: Since graduating in 2007, I have been working in the moto industry for the most part. For many years I have been a parts woman at Leading Edge, a Kawasaki/Arctic Cat dealer. Number: 89/554 Bike: Kickin’ it “old school” on my old faithful 2009 KX250f

Out of the Blue: Lexi Pechout

Out of the Blue: Lexi Pechout By Jeff McConkey Name: Lexi Pechout Birth Date: May 27, 1997 Hometown: Calgary, Alberta Occupation: Blackfoot Direct parts lady Number: 151 Bike: Sherco 300 Race Club: SGC /CMRC / AMA Gieco Endurocross Classes: Expert & Ladies A How did you get started in racing? My dad raced tons of cross-countries when he moved here from Germany and he fell in love with the sport.

Out of the Blue: Emily Cole

Out of the Blue: Emily Cole By Jeff McConkey Name: Emily Cole Birth Date: September 21 1987 Hometown: Torbay, Newfoundland Occupation: Childcare/ Horseback riding instructor Number: 487 Bike: 2012 crf250 Classes: Ladies How did you get started in racing? I always loved to watch Supercross on TV and my brother rode dirt bikes growing up. I rode horses so I didn’t have time for bikes. When I was 22, I

Out of the Blue: Jessie King

Out of the Blue: Jessie King By Jeff McConkey Name: Jessie King Birth Date: June 28, 1987 Hometown: Toronto, Ontario School & Grade or Occupation: Just finished a sports marketing program at UCLA and now pursuing marketing opportunities in the action and motorsports industry. Number: 187/741 Bike: 2014 RMZ 250 Race Club: MMRS Classes: Ladies B How did you get started in racing? It was something I’ve always wanted to

Out of the Blue: Porsche Reynolds

Out of the Blue: Porsche Reynolds By Jeff McConkey Name: Porsche Reynolds Birth Date: November 1st, 1998 Hometown: Egbert, ON School & Grade or Occupation: Banting Memorial High school Grade 12. 2 part-time jobs at the Alliston Circle Theatre and Sport Chek Number: 957 Bike: Yamaha 125 and KTM 105 Race Club: Off-Road Ontario and World Enduro Canada  Classes: Ladies A How did you get started in racing? My dad used to ride when he was

Out of the Blue: Sandra Renaud

Out of the Blue: Sandra Renaud By Jeff McConkey Name: Sandra Renaud Birth Date: April 15 1995 Hometown: Blainville, Quebec School & Grade or Occupation: Sales Rep for Nedco Number: 415 Bike: 2012 Suzuki RMZ250 Classes: Women How did you get started in racing? I was supposed to start my first complete season of racing this year, but unfortunately tore my ACL and got operated on in July. I had

Out of the Blue: Élizabeth Lavoie

Out of the Blue: Élizabeth Lavoie By Jeff McConkey Name: Élizabeth Lavoie Birth Date: 12 Oct, 1995 Hometown: Sherrington, Qc School Grade or Occupation: Electrical Engineering, Sherbrooke University Number: 223 Bike: KTM 250 2012 Race Club: AMXQ, CMRC Classes: Femme Junior How did you get started in racing? When I was young I started with a CRF 70 in my backyard and started riding in the woods with my family