Our athlete profile this week goes to American MX/SX Pro and AX champion, Heath Harrison. He is currently stacking up some solid finishes in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross series. Learn more about #99 here and watch him battle in the sand at the Southwick National this coming weekend.
Instagram Acct: @heathh99
Date of Birth: 1-24-1993
Residence: Silverhill, AL
Team Name: Got Gear motorsports, Joe Moto racing
Bike for 2016: KTM 450sxf
Class for 2016: 450 Pro Motocross
Race series for 2016: Lucas Oil Pro Motocross
Favourite track: My sand track at home
MX rider you admire and why: Ricky Carmichael because of his hard work ethic and never quit attitude
Your proudest MX moment: Winning an amateur championship at Loretta Lynns or finishing 13th overall at Muddy Creek National this year
Race day meals: Breakfast is eggs, bacon, wheat toast, lots of coffee. Lunch is bananas, Cliff bars, maybe a sandwich if I have time in between motos. Dinner is anywhere with lots of food haha
Guilty pleasure: Reeses cups
Pre-race rituals you have: Pray
Best memory from a race: Passing Millsaps the last lap of Freestone National in 2010
Off the track activities/hobbies: Mountain biking
What do you love most about this sport: How much it brings everybody together!!
Goals for your 2016 season: Better my national number and hopefully get a ride!
You made the switch from a green bike over to the orange. How is that working out for you?
Its working out awesome. I am very comfortable on my KTM and I honestly couldnt be much happier with how everything is going!
List of sponsors: I just want to thank you guys for taking the time to do the interview and all my sponsors and supporters that help make all this possible! Got Gear Motorsport, Joe Moto Racing, Fastlap Suspension, MX Tech, FXR, 6D helmets, No Toil, Roostmx, Scott Goggles, Mika Metals, Quick Roofing, Vertex, Dunlop, FMF, Rekluse, Murphy Clearing and Grading, Mom, Dad, brother, sister, girlfriend, my mechanic Tony T bone, Zak Mashburn, Mike Smith, Tom Clark, Max Motorsports, Michael Lee and everybody else thank you!!