On the Pegs - January 2023 On the Pegs - Volume 8 Issue 1 - January 2023 - Page 99

words KEVIN P . MURPHY photos REPSOL HONDA
With the proliferation of social media and online content , it is easier than ever to find and follow racing series that are outside of the mainstream sports feed . The FIM Trial World Championship is one of those lesser publicized series . And , if you are a fan of the sport , you probably already know that this series hosts some of the best trials riders in the world .
One of these riders who has worked his way to the top is twenty-two year old Gabriel Marcelli ( pronounced , Mar-SAY-ee ). Gabriel has been a rising star in the Spanish and World Trials arenas for almost a decade . His steady rise through the ranks took him to first place in the Trial2 World Championship in 2019 . He
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