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Wade Young and his Sherco team are coming to Xross Challenge 2019

04/06/2019

One of the best hard enduro riders in the world and the winner of Xross Challenge 2018, Wade Young is coming back to Tara mountain! Young is coming to Xross Challenge 2019 with his Sherco Team and mechanic Franck Boulisset who is following him on all races. 

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Wade Young is coming from South Africa, he is Red Bull athlete and a rider for Sherco Racing Factory. Even though he is only 23 he has already written his name in the history of hard enduro. He’s been riding bikes and competing since he was 9. When he was 16 he won Roof Of Africa becoming the youngest ever rider to win that race. Since then, he triumphed on that race two more times. He was on the podiums of some of the biggest and toughest hard enduro races in the world such as Hell’s Gate, Sea To Sky, Red Bull Megawatt 111, Extreme XL Lagares, Machete Hard Enduro, also he is the youngest rider who won Red Bull Romaniacs last year.

Wade Young / Photo by Vladimir Mladenovic

Wade Young at Xross 2018 / Photo by Vladimir Mladenovic

Let us remind you that Young came to Serbia first time last year and he won the toughest edition of Xross Challenge race ever, he also held hard and extreme enduro clinic for local riders. 

I am very happy because I won my first time at Xross Challenge. It was a great race, the rain made it difficult, I had trouble on the second day, some parts of the track really reminded me of Romaniacs. Just before the race, I did a clinic with local riders and I can definitely see the improvement. The organization of the race was great, tracks are really good, very well marked, I hope I will come back next year said Wade Young after the triumph at Xross Challenge 2018.

Will he be able to defend Xross Challenge title this year? We’ll see from 14. to 16. June at Tara mountain.