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Out of the Blue | Isabella Flamand | Presented by Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Isabella Flamand | Presented by Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Isabella Flamand Date of Birth: September 28th, 2001 Hometown: St-Flavien, QC School and Grade or Occupation: I am currently in a mechanical class and I work part-time in a grocery store. Number: 468 Bike: Yamaha YZ250f Race Club: Challenge Quebec Class: Ladies B Who got you started in racing? He is a friend of mine

Out of the Blue | Suzanne Pelletier | Presented by Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Suzanne Pelletier | Presented by Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Suzanne Pelletier Date of Birth: March 8 Hometown: Cochrane, AB School and Grade or Occupation: Labour Relations (Human Resources) at the University of Calgary. Number: 40 Bike: 2018 KTM 250XC Race Club: RMDRA and AMSA Class: Ladies Expert Who got you get started in riding/racing? I started riding when I was 24. I moved to Calgary to go to University and wanted to

Out of the Blue | Marissa Monk | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Marissa Monk | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Marissa MonkDate of Birth: October 25, 1995Hometown: High River, ABSchool and Grade or Occupation: Administrative AssistantNumber: 191Bike: 2018 CRF250RRace Club: Wildrose MX, MRC and AMSAClass: Ladies Who got you started in racing? Initially my dad got me into riding when I was around 6 or 7. I was always an off-road rider and just enjoyed the casual riding. I have always wanted to

Out of the Blue | Julie Gamache | Schrader’s

By Jeff McConkey Name:  My name is Julie Gamache. Date of Birth: Many moons ago. Hometown: I was born in a small town in Quebec. School and Grade or Occupation: I am a Pro mountain biking coach, a full-time pet stylist, and the very proud mama of 6 rescue dogs. Number: My plate number is 41, same as Karla Brant, one of BC’s fastest female racers. Bike: I ride a 2019 KTM XCW

Out of the Blue | Penelope Mercier | Schrader’s

By Jeff McConkey Name: Penelope Mercier Date of Birth: April 30th, 2002 Hometown: Ottawa, Ontario School and Grade or Occupation: De La Salle High school, grade 11 Number: 966 Bike: Honda CRF 150 Race Club: FMSQ Class: Dame Débutante Who got you get started in racing?  My dad was the one who got me to start racing. As a little girl, were you a ‘girly’ girl or a ‘tomboy?’ I was ‘girly’ girl. As a racer, are there any obstacles that you

Out of the Blue | Micah Ketel | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Micah Ketel | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Micah KetelDate of Birth: October 27, 2004Hometown: Rossland, BCSchool and Grade or Occupation: J.L. Crowe Secondary School Grade 9 Number: 79 Bike: 2008 RMZ 250Race Club: Kootenay Motocross ClubClass: Ladies/Open Beginner Who got you started in racing? My dad. We’ve always had bikes in the garage, whether they were vintage motorcycles or race bikes. I started riding

Out of the Blue | Erica Penney | Schrader’s

By Jeff McConkey Name: Erica Penney Date of Birth: August 16, 1996 Hometown: St. John’s, Newfoundland  School and Grade or Occupation: Machine Operator  Number: 69 Bike: 2016 CRF 250R Race Club:  WRMA Class: Ladies Class  Who got you get started in racing? My ex-boyfriend raced Pro and I’d always come to the track with him, and seeing him race and everyone having so much fun really made me want to get into it! As a little girl, were

Out of the Blue | Karine Belisle | Schrader’s 

Out of the Blue | Karine Belisle | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name:  Karine Belisle Date of Birth: 08-05-1985 Hometown:  Mirabel, Quebec School and Grade or Occupation: Financial Director Number: 243 Bike: Husqvarna 150 Race Club: FMSQ Class: Women Pro Who got you get started in racing? A good friend of mine was riding a dirt bike so I decided to buy one as well to ride with her. Two weeks later, there was an Endurocross

Out of the Blue | Brooke Johnson | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Brooke Johnson | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Brooke Johnson Date of Birth: October 27th, 2004 Hometown: Truro, NS School and Grade or Occupation: BHJH Grade 9 Number: 121 Bike: YZ125 Race Club: Birch Hill MX Class: Ladies / Schoolboy Who got you get started in racing? My soon-to-be stepdad, Derick. I literally met him at the track when I was ten, and he was immediately known as “the dirt bike

Out of the Blue | Sarah Gabor | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Sarah Gabor | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Sarah Gabor Date of Birth: April 24th, 2000 Hometown: Welland, ON. School and Grade or Occupation: Graduated in 2018 and currently working at a Toyota Dealership. Number: #24 Bike: 2017 YZ250f Race Club: AMA, MRC, WNY RACING, Flat Track Canada Class: Women’s/Ladies Who got you started in racing? My dad! He was a racer and we always