On the Pegs - August 2022 On the Pegs - Volume 7 Issue 8 - August 2022 - Page 84

PHOTO CREDIT - PATSY DAVIS PHOTOGRAPHY
place and I ' d be probably top ten , I would hope , if I really practiced and really dedicated some time . But for the time being , I ' m a trials rider . That ' s what I do , and I ’ m dedicated to that .
Sherco made this all possible . Ron Sallman from Sherco brought up the fact that maybe it ' s something I ' d be decent at , something I ' d want to try . So I took him up on the offer and he got me a spectacular motorcycle to ride . I kind of blew it at first [ at RORR ], but I think I redeemed myself a little bit . I need to also give a huge shout-out to Cody R and Gator on the Sherco Enduro team . I ' m not a factory Enduro rider ; they didn ' t have to help me at all , but they went
out of their way to help me along , teaching me how to put a bib in a tire and that kind of stuff , so a huge thank you to them and to my family ; they ' re helping support me through this whole thing . It ' s a total team sport , and it was a good experience there at the end .
There ' s a lot to be learned . But I think between Raw and Sugarloaf , I ' m happy with the progress I made ."
When asked his thoughts on the change in sports , Alex ' s dad , Mark , could not have been more supportive .
" I ' m up for trying something new ," said Mark . " He ' s been interested in
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