Kiwi Rider June 2022 Vol.2 - Page 37

Charlotte Russ

The 20-year-old Honda rider from Oparau , near Kawhia , wrapped up the 2022 senior crown at his first attempt with a round to spare and didn ’ t even need to show up for the fourth and final round of the series near Porangahau , in Central Hawke ’ s Bay , on May 15 . But the motocross and enduro star can now add national cross-country champion to his curriculum vitae as he prepares for a giant international motorcycling competition that is looming large on his horizon . He is building strength and stamina as he works towards representing New Zealand at the ‘ Olympic Games of dirt bike racing ’, the annual International Six Days Enduro event , in southern France in late August and early September this year . Scott took his Honda CRF450RX to another convincing win at Porangahau , this time finishing the three-hour senior race seven minutes clear of runner-up rider Wil Yeoman ( Yamaha ), of Taupo , with Napier-

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