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ICYMI | Catching Up with Logan Leitzel

ICYMI | Catching Up with Logan Leitzel By Billy Rainford Logan Leitzel from Pennsylvania is the rider who owns the #20. I saw a lot of Logan over the winter months as he was in and out of Supercross competition the entire 2022 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series. He had to deal with a few issues but made the most of his time on the various tracks. We got to know the friendly

ICYMI | Catching Up with Yanick Boucher | Husqvarna

ICYMI | Catching Up with Yanick Boucher | Husqvarna By Billy Rainford Yanick Boucher is the hard-working rider from the fairly remote town of Hearst, Ontario. Whenever I mention Yanick, I always make sure to point out where he lives because it’s just so impressive to me that someone can make it as far in our sport and be from somewhere so removed from high level racing. Growing up, any time

ICYMI | Catching Up with Quinn Amyotte | Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada

ICYMI | Catching Up with Quinn Amyotte | Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada By Billy Rainford In case you missed it, we caught up with #14 Quinn Amyotte in our Frid’Eh Update: Quinn Amyotte is the rider who earned #14 for 2022. We’ve known Quinn for a long, long time as the brother of Bennet Amyotte, Mitch Amyotte, and ‘Out of the Blue‘ contributor Jensen Amyotte. We’ve got a close relationship to the Amyotte

Catching Up with Jake Piccolo | Presented by KTM Canada

Catching Up with Jake Piccolo | Presented by KTM Canada By Billy Rainford It was Week #4 for the DMX Frid’Eh Update last week and that means it was time to catch up with Jake Piccolo. Jake chose #4 as his career number after winning the 2021 Canadian Triple Crown Series 250 MX title. Things happened and we weren’t able to actually post up an Update the past couple Fridays,

ICYMI | Catching Up with Julien Benek

ICYMI | Catching Up with Julien Benek By Billy Rainford In case you missed it, we caught up with Julien Benek while he’s down at SOBMX in South Carolina getting ready to race the 2022 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series on the Partzilla PRMX team. Julien Benek is the rider who earned #50 for the 2021 season. He’s also one of the Canadian racers spending time down south right now getting

ICYMI | Catching Up with Richard Taylor

ICYMI | Catching Up with Richard Taylor By Billy Rainford Richard Taylor is the big kid who first came up to dip his feet in the Canadian Motocross pool back in 2019 at Walton Raceway when he came up with his Suzuki 450 and raced the final race in our Canadian Triple Crown Series. Richard is currently getting ready for 2022 Monster Energy AMA Supercross at home and we got in touch with him to

ICYMI | Catching Up with Blair Nauta

ICYMI | Catching Up with Blair Nauta By Billy Rainford Blair Nauta is the friendly racer who grew up close to the Ontario/New York border in the small town of Wainfleet, which is near Niagara Falls. He spent his amateur racing days across that border in the USA. I remember Randy Wiebe talking about this fast kid who grew up racing over there but was about to head home to Canada for

ICYMI | Catching Up with Jyire Mitchell | KTM Canada

ICYMI | Catching Up with Jyire Mitchell | KTM Canada By Billy Rainford In case you missed it, we caught up with #41 Jyire Mitchell. We met Jyire Mitchell from Bermuda a couple years ago when he showed up at Walton Raceway and turned some heads. He came back to race the Supercross portion of the Canadian Triple Crown Series at Gopher Dunes. He looked good but went down hard awkwardly, ending his series.