Out of the Blue | Jaylen Spencer | Dropped at You by Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Jaylen Spencer | Dropped at You by Schrader’s

By Jensen Amyotte

Dropped at you by Schrader’s

Identify: Jaylen Spencer

Date of Beginning: January 27, 2008

Hometown: Tatamagouche N.S

Grade: Grade 9

Race Quantity: 126

Bike: Husky

Membership: Dream Acres Mx

Lessons: Junior Women, Supermini

This week, we function #126 Jaylen Spencer from Tatamagouche N.S. | Steve Greene picture

Who/What impressed you to get into the game?

Undoubtedly my dad and my brother are the folks that impressed me to get into this sport. My brother has all the time had a motorbike. When my dad received me my first bike it was imagined to be my sister’s. She was the one which initially wished to trip, however I ended up falling in love with the game and she or he didn’t. 

What’s the greatest lesson that motocross has taught you up to now?

I might say the most important lesson that motocross has taught me up to now is you could’t hand over, even when you’re doubting your self it is advisable to hold going. It is best to all the time have an open thoughts to new ideas and options, and don’t be scared to ask about something that you simply’re unsure of. 

What sort of observe/grime do you’re feeling you excel at most and why?

I really feel I trip greatest in wetter circumstances relatively than dryer circumstances/sand. I began driving in moist circumstances after I practiced at my observe, as often it’s moist, subsequently I’m used to it and that’s why I really feel I excel at it. 

What was your first worry once you began driving and the way did you overcome it?

My first worry was undoubtedly the worry of falling over, the worry of crashing, and the worry of getting damage. How I overcame it was I ultimately realized that I wasn’t going to get higher if I didn’t attempt to push myself. I started pushing myself which did end in fairly just a few crashes however I discovered from each one in all them. 

Motocross is a household sport for Jaylen. | Marion Martin picture

Inform us about your 2022 season.

My season began off robust however then led to a mid-season crash, breaking my collarbone. I then misplaced confidence in myself. We went as much as Quebec Deschambault on the finish of July to race with the intentions of getting my confidence again. I positioned 4th my first moto in Jr. Women (9-16), however sadly, ended up getting very sick and couldn’t end my final two motos. After we received house I continued to race within the Atlantic Sequence, received my confidence again, and ended up profitable my second Jr. Women Championship.

Who’s your greatest inspiration on and off the observe?

With no hesitation, my greatest inspiration is somebody that grew to be like an older brother to me, Jack Morrison. Ever since I began motocross, Jack has all the time helped me. Jack has helped by giving me pep talks, the perfect recommendation, serving to out with my bike, and cheering me on, whereas nonetheless with the ability to deal with his personal pressures of racing. On and off the observe, Jack has additionally proven me how devoted it is advisable to be for this sport. 

What’s your favorite observe and why?

Indubitably, Dream Acres Mx Park is my favorite observe as a result of the grime is ideal and the ruts are superior. This observe additionally occurs to be my household’s observe. That being mentioned, I understand how a lot effort will get put into it and I’ve watch it develop.

What was your first quantity and why did you selected it?

My first, and solely, quantity is 126. I selected this quantity as a result of it’s my birthday. I had been underneath strain of not understanding what quantity I wished. I keep in mind being so indecisive as a result of the query appeared so huge on the time. I keep in mind Dad saying, “Jaylen, you may be any quantity that you really want.” That’s after I selected 126.

Jaylen gained the Jr. Women class in 2022 so look ahead to her in 2023. | Hailey Prudy picture

In case you may give one piece of recommendation to a feminine of any age who needs to begin driving, what would it not be? 

The one piece of recommendation I might give is to not let anybody else’s opinions cease you from following your dream to trip. There are some individuals that can attempt to put you down and make you’re feeling like you’ll be able to’t do it. My recommendation is to disregard them!! Hold going and don’t hand over. Show you are able to do it to all these folks that mentioned you could’t.

Who would you prefer to thank?

I want to thank my dad, Kelly Spencer (Dream Acres MX Park) for getting me to the place I’m right this moment. With out him I wouldn’t have gotten to do any of this. I might additionally prefer to thank my brother, Christian Spencer, for all the time encouraging me to push myself and for giving me many ideas. Each have additionally jogged my memory if I don’t put within the hours, then I can’t anticipate there to be change. And, in fact, I want to thank all my household and buddies for additionally serving to me as a lot as they’ll. 

Thanks for the assist of WMX, Schrader’s.