Heading to Texas for my 3rd X-games!
- Silver Medalist – ISDE Canada Women’s World Trophy
- 3 PRO Canadian National Ice Championships
- PRO Ice Rookie of the Year
- USA Geico AMA 5th Overall Women’s Endurocross
- USA X-Games 9th Overall Women’s Endurocross
- Expert 4th Overall Alberta Provincial Hare Scrambles
After 4 ice races, 8 endurocross, 5 hare scrambles, a couple trials events and my first International Six Day Enduro. Travelling via 11 airplane trips plus 16,000 kms by road through 8 states, 2 provinces and 4 countries. Throughout this, I managed to acquire my own drivers license for car and motorcycle along with a road racing license through the impressive Yamaha School at Miller Motosport Park. What a year!
Thanks to my family & friends for ensuring my safe arrival to and from each event, for cheering me on and for helping me fundraise to pay the costs of such a racing season. Thanks to my incredible sponsors for all that you did for me and the motorcycle industry we all love. Blood, sweat and tears but it was all worth it.
360Stunts, Cycle Works Motorsports, AXO, GASGAS, Toys 4 Boys, Ride Concepts Calgary suspension, CORE (Competition Off Road Equipment), PDC Precise Drilling, MRSI, DSA Racing Lubes/AMSoil, Raymond Kitzul Imports/Fantic Canada, Galfer, Fastway ProMoto Billet, SmartCarb, Recluse, Turple Bros., CanWest Concrete Cutting & Coring, Mike’s Bikes, HI4U.com, Second Gear Club, Graphnix, Leatt, Unequal technologies, Redline and RynoPower. Special thanks to Mom, Dad, Terese, Jim, Gail, Bill, Donna & Gordie.
Bring on the 2014 race season!
It has been a crazy busy fall juggling between the ISDE and the US Geico Endurocross series.
My first experience at an International Six Day Enduro was amazing. I met so many people and the riding and weather was fantastic. I am very proud to have been a part of the Women's Trophy Team where we finished 4th in the overall.
Thank you to all my sponsors, friends and family and the CMA ISDE organizers that made the event a reality. My prime goal was to finish and have surpassed my goal by bringing home a Silver Medal.
Oh yeah, Italian drivers are crazy..but I like crazy!
Wish me luck at the final 2013 Endurocross race November 23rd in Vegas. www.endurocross.com
Wish me luck! Can't wait to race at the X-Games again!
Idaho City 100 Official ISDE Qualifier for USA
I had an amazing experience at the Idaho 100 this past weekend! We drove 16 hours all the way down to Idaho City to race! When we arrived we went straight to tech inspection. Everyone crowded me wondering about the new Fantic I had just received and would be racing for the event as well as the 2013 ISDE in Italy. When I pulled into tech I realized that I didn’t have a spark arrester and they were not going to let me race if I didn’t get one installed. So mom and I were standing there, freaking out wondering what we could do to make this happen. Thank God a group of Boise Ridge Rider guys walked by along with Cycle Works team mate, Tyler Wendlandt and family. We asked for their help. Note that tech closed in 30 minutes and the Impound was going to be shut for the night. So we all put our heads together and started running around the pits like a bunch of chickens with our heads cut off to find tools and something that was going to work so I could race. After 20 minutes of pushing my bike from one end of the camp to the other, destroying some screen, using a tube of silicon, and some screws we got it done! We thought “Great we are good for the night!” but nope, that wasn’t the case, due to miss communication I missed meeting Pro Moto Billet/Fastway Performance owner for my new set of bush guards and there was no way I was going to race without them! Thank God Tyler Wendlandt loaned me a spare set that he had so we could throw them on the bike as fast as we could and meet tech inspection! Success!
The next morning I was very excited to race while knowing I had a long day ahead of me. The riding was amazing there. Trails were similar to Lake Koocanusa but less dusty. The conditions were perfect and I couldn’t have asked for a better day. My day started at 10:50am when they let me ride through my first check on my wicked new 250 2s and I knew the day wouldn’t finish till 5:30pm that night. When I went into this race, I didn’t have very high expectations and was mostly going for the experience of the Sixdays timing and format. I knew I wanted to finish and I wasn’t going to give up! After 120 miles and six and a half hours of riding I made it to every check and special test without penalties and came home with a GOLD medal! The Fantic handled really well and I know it will be awesome at the ISDE!
I recommend this race to anyone and everyone that is up for some awesome trails and a long day! Great training for ISDE and crosscountries too! Check out results at: www.moto-tally.com/brr/Results.aspx
Thanks to everyone that made last weekend possible, Cycle Works, 360 Stunts, Derek Rockel, Raymond Kitzul Imports, Fantic Canada, Mom and Dad, The Wendlandt’s, CORE, Goldentyre, RideConcepts Calgary, AXO and Pro Moto Billet Fastway Performance.