Jaymen Wilkey

Jaymen Wilkey

Bike: 2023 TC 125 for Off-Road and a 2023 FC 250 for Motocross

Competition Schedule:

-EdgeMIniMX 8/18 slc ut

-Umora 8/25 cedar city(working)

-WORCS 9/15 vernal ut

And i'll try to get to any other local races for desert and moto

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

When I was about 8 my cousin got a Honda 70 and then I eventually I got a TTR 90.

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

My first race was in January 2022 at the Rino Rally in St.George, UT. I mostly race the WORCS and NGPC races and off-road.

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

I love the freedom and adrenaline it gives me and all the friends it introduced to me.

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

Thrilling, adventurous, fast, challenging, fun

5. What is it about the racing dirt bikes that is most exciting to you? Competition? Risk? Innovation? Other?

Theres nothing that beats the feeling of the moment you cross the finish line after a 3+ hour race and gettin on the podium in front of a crowd.

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

I would be taking photos and videos with my camera.

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

To podium in UMORA, also get a win. Long term, I want to be a factory rider for a off-road racing team.

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

I train everyday either on the bike or on the exercise bike and train with a trainer at a gym 2 of the days.

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

I trained with Graham Jarvis. 

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

My injuries put me back a whole lot, but I’ve been to a couple trainings and rehab to help get me back racing.

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

The most "hate" I get actually comes from some friends, but I’ve learned to take it as a joke and forget about it.

12. What are your greatest successes?

Taking a couple podiums and being a member of the church.

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

Not perfecting my form earlier and improving technique. Always take advice from people that know what their doing.

14. What advice would you give to a newcomer?

Focus on technique and form speed will come from that

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

Chase Sexton and Haiden Deegan, because they're fast and never give up. I want to be like that!

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