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919Shawn Rhinehart

AMA Motocross

Team: Suzuki City/Zeal Racing

Sponsors: Troy Lee Designs, Feal Suspension, Zeal

birthdate:
5/20/1992
residence:
Littlerock, CA

How did you get into Motocross/Supercross?
My dad raced and got me into it.

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

Where did you grow up?
Littlerock, CA.

How did you first get introduced to TLD and/or Troy?
TLD employee Sheri Ridenour was a patient of my mom's and got me connected with TLD.

How long have you been riding for TLD?
Since 2010.

Which TLD products are you using?
Knee braces, gear and helmet.

Do any athletes/riders influence or inspire your style?
Yes, James Stewart.

What do you like to do when you're not riding?
Hang out with friends or ride bicycles.

What bands/music are you into?
Country, rock or rap.

List 3 goals you have for the upcoming season:
1. Stay healthy.
2. Make a night show.
3. Make a main event.

List a few highlights of your career:
Winning mini moto.

What's your favorite race/event and why?
A Day in the Dirt because everyone is so nice there.

What's your idea of an epic day riding?
Overcast, no wind, and not making any mistakes.

What's the best thing about being a professional athlete?
Signing autographs.

If you weren't a professional. athlete, how would you want to spend your time?
Going to school.

If you were running things, what would you change about the industry?
I would make stuff cheaper.

Who would you like to thank?
Troy Lee Designs, Feal Suspension, Zeal, my family and friends.

Any words of wisdom?
Never give up.