Out of the Blue | Reyna Tiebs | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Reyna Tiebs | Schrader’s

By Jensen Amyotte

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Title: Reyna Tiebs

Date of Beginning: February 24, 1988

Hometown: Cranbrook, BC

Grade or Occupation: Lakeland School Alumni – WRCH (Horse coach) CSR – Health Inc Fitness center, Bill Entry – DH Service Auto

Race Quantity: 719

Bike: KX250f

Race Membership: MRC, ADRA

Courses: Women, Vet

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This week, we function #719 Reyna Tiebs from Cranbrook, British Columbia. | Riley Hansen picture

Who/what impressed you to get into the game of motocross and the way lengthy have you ever been racing/using? 

I grew up using and coaching horses. As I began to develop up and obtained into my late teen years, using filth bikes was one thing I at all times wished to try to I might get excited after I would see individuals using filth bikes outdoors or on TV.

I began using filth bikes in 2015 on the age of 27. My son was 2 ½ at the moment. My husband bought a cheap-modelled bike for me to attempt. From there I used to be hooked, and entered my first race in April of 2019.

When not on a mud bike, how do you retain your self busy? Are you concerned in every other sports activities or extracurricular actions?

I’m at all times busy! When not using the bike there’s at all times one thing to do in preparation for using: upkeep on the bike, understanding so I can journey motocross, or prepping the bottom for subsequent day’s journey. When I’m not doing filth bike issues, I’m a working Mother. One of many locations I work is Health Inc Fitness center. My shifts begin at 4:00am. This enables me to have my work day performed by the point my son is off faculty. That is superior because it permits me to see him daily, get him to appointments and completely different packages and so on. Then within the night I additionally enter invoices for my husband’s auto store. 

As a racer, are there any obstacles you are feeling a feminine racer has to take care of that possibly a male racer doesn’t?

Completely! As a feminine each month brings its struggles with fatigue, power loss and confidence points. Exercises and staying in the correct state of mind for racing and using could be difficult. Additionally being a Mother, I’m conscious that I’m an enormous a part of my son’s life and that’s at all times behind  my thoughts.

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Reyna lives a minimal 2 1/2 hours from a motocross observe and rides totally on Crown Land. | MotoFoto picture

Out of your first journey to the place you at the moment are what’s one thing you by no means thought you’ll be capable to overcome however have?

I’ve by no means thought I couldn’t overcome something if I’m prepared to place some work in. I’ve struggled so much with overcoming concern and self esteem points for simply over 4 years after my mother handed in April of 2016. For those who preserve searching for methods to assist your self and check out every day, issues will get higher.

Who’s your all-time favorite rider and why?

Ryan Dungey for his work ethic, Vicki Golden for per ardour, and Eli Tomac for his psychological power and confidence.

What’s your favorite observe and why?

Up to now my favorite tracks are the Kelowna, BC and Brooks, AB motocross tracks. Each enable a rider to journey to their potential whereas being secure and enjoyable.

Who has been your greatest inspiration/hero on and off the observe? 

I don’t have only one particular person right here. I’ve met some wonderful riders/racers/moto dad and mom that carry an power regardless of the place they go. You possibly can study a lot from every kind of individuals.

What are your greatest accomplishments up to now?

A few of my racing accomplishments must be wining the Women Jr. Championship in 2021 and being the quantity 2 Kawasaki Group Inexperienced Vet rider in 2022.

What’s the greatest lesson that motocross racing has taught you to date?

Classes that MX racing has taught me to date can be laborious work, dedication, self self-discipline, psychological power/steady psychological development, and how you can work with what you’ve gotten been given. I come from an space that has no MX observe or facility of any variety. The closest tracks are 2.5 hours and 4 hours away. My motocross follow is completed on crown land, at all times!

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Reyna’s favorite riders are Ryan Dungey for his work ethic, Vicki Golden for per ardour, and Eli Tomac for his psychological power and confidence. | Riley Hansen picture

Are there any females on the market who you are feeling have paved the best way for different ladies to achieve success in motocross?

Sure! Any feminine rider who has gone out and ridden with ardour and been variety to different riders and racers. I’ve been capable of meet girls like Jess Foster and Danika White. Their time spent with different feminine riders is fantastic and one thing to aspire for.

For those who ever have youngsters, will you give them the choice to race as nicely? 

Sure, I might let my son race if he ever needs to take action. I believe the game is wonderful and may educate you numerous about your self.

For those who might give 1 piece of recommendation to a feminine of any age who desires to begin using what would it not be?

Experience since you love the game! Ardour over perfection is one thing I’m studying.

What was your first concern if you began using and the way did you overcome it?

Getting damage or worse and never being there for my son. That is nonetheless one thing I battle with, however I attempt to decide on to have religion over concern. I even have hassle with leaping as I by no means follow leaping mainly till I get to a race. That may be a draw back to dwelling the place there’s solely crown land to journey and no MX tracks.

What was your first race quantity and the way did you select it?

My first and present race quantity is 719. The quantity 7 as a result of I used to be 27 after I began using, and the quantity 19 because the 12 months was 2019 after I determined to attempt racing.

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Look ahead to the #719 on the Canadian Triple Crown Collection WMX gate in 2025. | Riley Hansen picture

Do you see your self ever competing within the Canadian WMX Triple Crown collection? 

Sure! That’s one in all my objectives. I hope to be competing within the WMX triple crown collection by 2025.

What do you love to do within the off season?

I stud journey my bike when attainable and I simply began classes with my son to learn to snowboard this 12 months. It’s enjoyable, and it’ll provides us one thing to do collectively in the course of the winter months.

Who would you prefer to thank?

I wish to thank my husband, Josh Tiebs, for serving to make the filth biking and MX racing attainable. He has at all times discovered a method to assist to get me to the races and ensure we now have what we want. My son, Wyatt Tiebs, for making me a greater model of myself and serving to to show me about myself. Dean and Amy Taylor for coming over, making us really feel welcome, and serving to us to study a few of the ropes my first season of racing. Trevor Zak, my boss, for permitting me a household/racing pleasant work schedule. Jared Inventory for being the primary genuine rider to take my using objectives actually. Canadian Kawasaki for producing a terrific motorbike and rider/racer program.

And all of my sponsors: DH Service Auto, Mizera Motorsports, Hoosier/Roost manufacturing facility offroad,  All Seasons Motorsports,  Health Inc Fitness center and iRide Dietary supplements for giving me the prospect to develop with and signify them.

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