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2018 fantasy sx
« on: December 31, 2017, 08:34:42 am »
I know some of you guys did well in the past. Anyone doing it this year? I wonder if Tomac will be the one? Rozen coming back just blows me away after almost losing his arm!
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Re: 2018 fantasy sx
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2017, 05:42:04 pm »
I think roczen will no doubt be top three in speed but how will his arm hold up when he hits the dirt.  Letís go tomac or Blake!

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« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2018, 08:09:07 am »
Iíd lean towards Eli.  Blake doesnít have it or he would have done it by now.

Roczen certainly has the desire,  but his arm is a mess. I donít think heís going to do overly well and god forbid, another serious crash is probably in the offing in trying to go fast and make a come back before heís ready (if he ever will be, his arm really is a mess).

The other one to watch is Anderson.   Start of 2017 wasnít great, but he started to get it together at the end.  He has the raw talent I think,   Just needs to get it in his head to do it consistently.

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Re: 2018 fantasy sx
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2018, 10:58:51 am »
I just read Roczen's whole story about that arm.

HOLY CRAP.  That kid was straight up fucked up.  He's damn lucky they didn't have to amputate that arm.  Although I'm sure being 23 years old and having essentially unlimited funds to access the best medical care anyone could possibly get was helpful in his healing process.
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« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2018, 07:19:14 pm »
Yeah, itís a real shame someone that young gets that messed up.

Apparently he still has issues with the wrist (canít bend it) and the elbow, and is having to adapt his riding style.   That sounds like trouble to me with the level these guys ride at.

As you said, heís lucky to have his arm at all.

Personally I think heís nuts to continue, but I guess you need to be a bit nuts to start with to ride MX.   
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« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2018, 12:01:23 pm »
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Re: 2018 fantasy sx
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2018, 08:36:13 am »
Well, I have to admit that I have not been following the 2018 SX closely, but I caught the 450 Main last night.

It was pretty amazing to get KTM & Husqvarna (white KTM) get all 3 podium spots, when just a few years ago they were lucky to qualify for the main.
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