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41Kenny Alexander

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Team: Elrod Racing

Sponsors: Troy Lee Designs, Brand X, Stunts Unlimited, V10, SPD, Leatt Brace, Asterisk, ViewSonic, Weekend Warrior, Bandito Bros., N-Style, Expedition Motor Homes

residence:
Santa Clarita, CA
website:
http://www.elrodracing.com
How did you get into MX? And how old were you when you started riding?
Brought up going to local desert races and Grand Prix and was practically raised at Indian Dunes. 5 years old.

Where did you grow up?
Newhall, CA

How long have you been riding for TLD?
Been wearing his stuff since 1998.

List three goals you have for the upcoming season.
Win, no big get offs, beating Troy

What do you like to do when you're not riding?
Work as a stuntman and produce A Day in the Dirt

Do any riders influence or inspire your style?
I have been inspired by many, but if I were to emulate someone today it would be McGrath.

What bands/music are you into?
Whatever my kids are into on any given day.

List a few highlights of your career.
1972 Winning the first World Mini Cycle Grand Prix in the 9 11 age group. Winning at Mammoth and every year finishing the Coup de Grace at A Day in the Dirt.

What's your favorite race/event and why?
A Day in the Dirt (for obvious reasons.) my second choice is Mammoth.

If you were running things, what would you change about theindustry?
I've been riding for 4 decades and still love it, they must be doing something right.

What's your idea of an epic day riding?
Hanging with my son and my moto buddies and roosting on Troy.

What's the best thing about being a pro rider?
I'm not a pro athlete, but if I were I might get in the TLD catalog.

Which TLD products are you using?
All of them!

If you weren't a professional athlete, how would you want to spend your time?
What I'm doing.

Who would you like to thank?
My family for turning me on to it, Bruce Brown and Steve McQueen for making it cool, Troy for adding color and chaos to the mix and my wife for putting up with it for the last 25 years.

Any words of wisdom?
Live slow, ride fast.