SOURCE: MOTOCROSS ACTION
By Jim Kimball
If you were wondering who the #129 was by watching the Hangtown 250 Motocross class you were probably not alone. Sean Cantrell in his very first pro motocross was running up front, fending of the challenges of many seasoned veterans. Of course to many watching, it was not a total surprise. The recent amateur graduate had gained many accolades in his racing career already. With finishes of 12, 12, and 12 in the first three outdoor nationals, Cantrell is ranked a very impressive 13th overall in the standings. We recently tracked down The Troy Lee Designs KTM rider to get his thoughts on his debut rides as a pro.
SEAN, WHAT WAS YOUR AMATEUR MOTOCROSS CAREER LIKE? My amateur career was pretty good, and I was happy with it. I had some success ever since I was six years old and I first got into this sport. At a young age I definitely was the guy with a target on my back. Not to say that in a cocky way or anything, but I just never …
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