TBT | Happy Birthday to Billy’s 1980’s Man-Friend Killing two birds with one stone, here. Happy Birthday to man-friend extraordinaire Cary Hitchen who was at almost as many of my races as my parents, way back in the day. The first photo is the first one in our family moto album and his least favourite of all time, but what are friends for, right? Cary was elbows up before elbows
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TBT | Colton Facciotti at the AMA MX National at Pala in 2011 By Billy Rainford Since we’re heading into the first round of the 2021 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championships at Fox Raceway in Pala, California, what better way to celebrate it than with a Throwback Thursday to the time our 6-time Canadian MX Champion, Colton Facciotti, filled-in on the TLD Lucas Oil Honda team back in 2011?! I
Throwback Thursday | Stories from Bigwave’s Vault By Billy Rainford Since it’s Thursday, I thought I’d dust off a memory and see if I can’t make an enjoyable and maybe even informative story out of it. Sometimes, I like to unlock the old racing memories vault and see what I can find. Let’s see how it goes. As any racer knows, it’s extremely important to get to the races early
Throwback Thursday | Travis Pastrana – Walton TransCan 1997 By Billy Rainford Over the years, many top riders from all over North America have made an appearance in the little town of Walton, Ontario, for the biggest race on the Canadian Motocross calendar, the TransCan at Walton Raceway. For example, the winningest rider in Canadian history, Ross Pederson, won both Pro classes in 1993, and 6-time Canadian champ, Colton Facciotti,
Throwback Thursday | 2012 Gopher Dunes National Recap – “No Honest Goerke” By Billy Rainford For Throwback Thursday, I went looking for an old video from our Vimeo account that has long since been forgotten about, and found a nest egg of old race recaps. Kyle Carruthers and I were in front of the camera while James Lissimore was behind it. We always reference this particular round of the 2012
TBT | 2011 Mini O’s | Canadian Rider Introductions By Billy Rainford There’s a reason you get young riders to talk in front of the camera — this stuff is GOLD ten years down the road! Check out some of the Canadians racing the 2011 Mini O’s at Gatorback introducing themselves on the Monday before the event.
Video | 2012 Canadian WMX Championships Final Round Battle | Troy Lee Designs By Billy Rainford For Throwback Thursday, I went back into the archives and found a bunch of video clips I had from the final round of the 2012 WMX West MX Nationals from Castrol Raceway in Edmonton, Alberta. Check out some of this bar-to-bar action between Shelby Turner, Denaye Arnett (Giroux), and Hailey Larson!
TBT | 2014 FWM Arenacross Supermini Final | Gibbs, Gerber, Piccolo By Billy Rainford Watch the final Supermini Main from the last round of the 2014 Future West Moto Canadian AX Championships. It was a great battle between #46 Tyler Gibbs, #26 Teren Gerber, and #81 Jake Piccolo. Saturday, December 6, 2014Chilliwack Heritage ParkChilliwack, BCCanada
TBT | 2012 Ste. Julie Canadian MX Nationals | Pre and Post Race Vibes By Billy Rainford From our “Video That Has Never Seen the Light of Day” files, here’s a look back at the 2012 Canadian MX Nationals in Ste. Julie, Quebec, before and after race vibes.
#TBT | Tyler Medaglia and Blake Savage Practicing on Cole Thompson’s SX Track DMX has a chat with Gopher Dunes Racing Team riders, Tyler Medaglia and Blake Savage, as they prepare for the 2012 Montreal SX.