KTM Orange Brigade backed athlete, Hunter Yoder has been up front all year making a name for himself. The Team Dunlop Elite Athlete has been putting in the work both on and off the track. Now that end of the season is only a few months away we caught up with Hunter to see what he's been up to and where he plans on racing for the remainder of the year.
MP: What's the most challenging obstacle that comes with racing for you?
Hunter Yoder: Nothing is really to hard for me it's mostly just making sure I ride when I need to.
MP: Talk about being a part of the KTM Orange Brigade and what it's like to be part of such a supportive team.
Hunter Yoder: Being part of the Orange Brigade is awesome! It feels like I'm racing on a factory team. They have helped me so much with everything. Being on the team means so much to me. This is my third year on the team and each year is better and better.
MP: What's your plans for the rest of the year?
Hunter Yoder: I'm going to race dodge I think but that's the only race.
Hunter Yoder: As some of you guys know I have a half pipe in my back yard and Bmx jumps. The Mosimans come over and ride Bmx so it's cool.
MP: How did you fist get started racing?
Hunter Yoder: I got started when my dad raced desert. I was two years old when I first started riding. I chose this sport because it is the only thing I want to do. My first bike was a Honda 50 that I still have. My first race was at Starwest and I got third out of 4 kids!
MP: To be a Team Dunlop Elite rider is a big accomplishment, tell me what's it like to have them behind you?
Hunter Yoder: It's cool to be on team Dunlop and it feels really good to be on such a cool team.
MP: Out of all of the places you have been to, where is your favorite place to ride?
Hunter Yoder: My favorite place I have rode would be Chaney Ranch.
MP: Finally, who would you like to thank for helping you out?
Hunter Yoder: Ktm, fox, racetech, Dunlop, spy, Rockwell, pax, dubya, motorex, Toyota, Escondido, and everyone else.