Ever because it first ran in 1984 the Paris Supercross has been a sturdy bridge between America and the remainder of the supercross world
WORDS: Davey Coombs
PHOTOS: Christophe Desmet
4 of the world’s greatest supercross racers flew across the monitor of the jam-packed Paris stadium, giving French followers a real thought of simply how spectacular high AMA Supercross expertise had change into. This was precisely what the race organizers had hoped for with their boldly bold plan to export this uniquely American type of motocross, and the followers have been consuming it up.
You may assume that I’m speaking in regards to the November 2022 model of the Paris Supercross, the place AMA frontrunners Eli Tomac, Ken Roczen, Cooper Webb, and Marvin Musquin all placed on an incredible present at Paris’ Enviornment La Protection in entrance of a capability crowd, however what I simply described was really the very starting of this worldwide supercross custom—the primary race manner again in March of 1984 at Bercy Stadium, which featured SX superstars David Bailey, Johnny O’Mara, Ricky Johnson, and Broc Glover. Their participation instantly put the Paris SX on the world’s supercross map, the place it has remained for practically 4 many years now.