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615Justin Hoeft

Team TLD / KTM

Team: TLD / Lucas Oil / Red Bull / KTM

Sponsors: Troy Lee Designs, Lucas Oil, Red Bull, KTM, Adidas, Oakley, PPG, Fender, GoPro

115 lbs
Santa Clarita, CA
Santa Clarita, CA

How did you get into motocross?
My dad raced his whole life, so my parents got me into it.

How old were you when you started riding?
4 years old.

Where did you grow up?
Santa Clarita, CA.

How did you first get introduced to TLD and/or Troy?
At Mammoth MX a couple years ago. I wanted to wear TLD gear then, and this opportunity finally came along recently so I took it.

How long have you been riding for TLD?
2012 was my first year.

Which TLD products are you using?
Helmets, gear, protection and casual.

Do any athletes/riders influence or inspire your style?
Ryan Dungey.

What do you like to do when you're not riding?
I like to do BMX, hangout with friends and just go out and have fun on my bike.

What bands/music are you into?
Hip Hop, R&B, Eminem.

List 3 goals you have for the upcoming season:
1. Get used to the team.
2. Get used to the bike.
3. Do good in my class.

List a few highlights of your career:
Winning Lorettas, winning Mammoth this year and racing Monster Cup.

What's your favorite race/event and why?
Mammoth MX because it’s a tradition for me. I go up there every year for a week and hangout.

What's your idea of an epic day riding?
Going out with a bunch of friends and throwing down some good lines.

What's the best thing about being a professional athlete?
Having all the fans look up to you. Getting hook ups on gear and helmets.

If you weren't a professional athlete, how would you want to spend your time?
I’d still be riding just for fun.

If you were running things, what would you change about the industry?
Maybe make it a little more organized, and definitely more support for amateur riders.

Who would you like to thank?
My Mom and Dad, Troy Lee and Tyler Keefe, and the whole team for helping me out.

Any words of wisdom?
Follow your dreams.