299 Ashton Hayes
Seven Elite Amateur
Sponsors: Seven, Dunlop, Smith, Coface, EVS, FMF
- 110 lbs
- Grand Rapids, MI
- current residence:
- Rockford, MI
How old were you when you started riding?
4 years old.
How did you get into Motocross?
My dad used to race.
Where did you grow up?
Do any athletes/riders influence or inspire your style?
James Stewart's passion and Kevin Windham's smoothness.
What do you like to do when you're not riding?
Ski and hangout on my lake.
What bands/music are you into?
Rap like Zchainz and A$AP.
List a few highlights of your career:
Monster Energy Cup 2011 and 2012.
Championship at Mini O's in 2012.
What's your favorite race/event and why?
Mini O's because I like to be able to ride SX and MX in the same week.
What's your idea of an epic day riding?
Sick track, big jumps and nice weather while I ride with some good friends.
What are you most looking forward to this year?
Everything from the Spring Nationals and Loretta's to Mini O's.
What's the best thing about being a motocross rider?
Traveling and being able to do what you love.
If you weren't a motocross rider, how would you want to spend your time?
Freestyle skiing and skating.
Who would you like to thank?
My mom, dad, sister and all of my sponsors and those supporting me.
Any words of wisdom?
Success requires hard work.