Jeremy McGrath is an unlikely champion who became a legend in Supercross, and helped bring the sport out of the backyard and into your living room. With a flair and personality all his own, he dominated the track like no one had before, proved you could win with both style and substance, and raised the bar on what any single rider could achieve.
From Jeremy's first entry and initiation into Supercross to his ultimate rise, Wide Open gives fans a stadium view of his life, on and off the racetrack. There are great on-track battles with the likes of Jeff Emig, Jeff Stanton, and Ricky Carmichael; Jeremy's professional dealings with the American Motocross Association; overseas competitions; prizewinning purses; and the personal struggle to get to the top and stay there, despite injury, controversy, and the passage of time. Each chapter also includes tips for anyone who wants to become a Supercross champion in their own right, so that the torch may pass to the next great generation.
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Book Description HarperEntertainment, 2004. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Jeremy McGrath has been called 'the Michael Jordan of Supercross' by The Los Angeles Times, and in this revealing book the fans not only get his personal story, but also a detailed guide running throughout on how everyone can become a Supercross racer. The number 1 Supercross racer in the world who has over 20 sponsors, his own film company, a toy line, Nintendo and Playstation games, and a Van signature shoe talks about his life and the sport. Supercross started out as a redneck '70s sideshow, but thanks largely to Jeremy McGrath known everywhere as the Michael Jordan of Supercross it has become a massive extreme sport. Over the last three years, AMA Supercross attendance has mushroomed from 700,000 spectators a year to 1.5 million. This book will satisfy even the most hardcore fans, as it not only gives you the life and times of Jeremy McGrath, but acts as the calling card to the entire sport by including unique sections on how to become a Supercross racer, the workout regimes, fixing common bike problems, and more. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060537272
Book Description HarperEntertainment, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060537272
Book Description HarperEntertainment, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060537272