Easton Fjermestad

Easton Fjermestad

Bike: Gas Gas 85

1. When did you first become interested in riding dirt bikes? What or who influenced your involvement?

I became interested in dirt biking when I was 3 years old. My dad got me started.

2. When did you begin participating? How has your involvement evolved?

I began racing when I was 5 and my very first race was a WORCS race at Sandhollow.

3. What do you love most about racing dirt bikes?

The thrill and how every other problem fades when you start riding.

4. If you had to describe riding in 5 words or less, how would you describe it?

Life, Different, Fun, Exciting, Better

5. What is it about racing dirt bikes is most exciting for you? Competition? Risk? Innovation? Other?>/strong>

I love the risk and I love to prove people wrong. I love being faster than all of the other kids that live in training facilities.

6. If you didn’t compete what else would you be doing?


7. What are your short and long term goals? What do you see yourself achieving?

Short term- Get first place at regionals and make it to Lorettas.Long term- Race a professional Motocross race before I am 18. I will get there by going to Lorettas and training everyday.

8. How do you prepare or set yourself up for success? What do you do that is above and beyond?

I try to ride everyday. I will stop hanging out with friends to train.

9. What is something people would never guess or believe about you?

I started riding when I was 3 years old.

10. What are the greatest obstacles you face? How do you overcome them?

Having enough power racing against built bikes. The way I get over them is I will always try to find the smoother lines. Smooth is fast!

11. Have you faced critics and naysayers? How do you handle the negativity?

I dont listen to people that [ride] worse than me.

12. What are your greatest successes?

Winning a WORCS championship in A class. Winning Rhino Rally hair and hound by 2 minutes with a pit stop that I changed clothes because I got hot.

13. What are your biggest mistakes? What did you learn from them?

Not trying for Lorettas earlier on and not trying every year.

14. What advice would you give to a newcomer?

Do not give up. It is hard to see results when you very first start riding but we all start somewhere.

15. Who do you follow, admire or aspire to be like? Why?

Travis pastrana. Me and him were both born on October 8th. I love the way he never gave up on his dreams and he is super funny.

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