On the Pegs - May 2022 On the Pegs - Volume 7 Issue 5 - May 2022 - Page 61

to clean those things up and I can definitely make the podium . I ended up one point out of third [ place ] behind Alex Myers . Overall , I think it was a good weekend . I had a lot of fun . The bike worked fantastic ; I think we have a really good set-up going . With that , I think it puts a lot of confidence going into the next couple rounds .”
After pulling some muscles in his back during practice on Friday and waking up Saturday with severe back pain , FactoryONE Sherco ’ s Will Myers had made the tough decision to sit out round 1 . Sunday , he was feeling better and was back at it for round 2 . Myers was instructed by minder / father Mark Myers and exminder Adam Blumhorst to put extra effort into focusing ; no excessive hopping or unnecessary moves . The goal was to finish and put points on the board for the overall championship .
“ This weekend was probably the most difficult national weekend I ’ ve ever been through ,” said Myers . “ On Saturday , I couldn ’ t even move ; my brother had to lift me into the RV . I spent all day in our camper laying on a heating pad . By Saturday night , I was feeling a lot better and felt that I could ride on Sunday . I was achey when I woke up this morning , but I was able to move and stretch and do all my normal ‘ Meatball ’ activities , so we decided to give it a go . Warming up this morning , I was super hesitant because I didn ’ t
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