The 42nd annual Thor Winter Olympics begins Monday at Gatorback Cycle Park in Alchua, FL and runs right through Thanksgiving Day as the best amateur riders from around the world compete all-week long in what's dubbed as the "Mini Os."
Supercross racing starts the week with the final race on Wednesday before motocross takes over on Thanksgiving and ends Saturday. The week concludes with a ceremony and the following awards on the line:
- Thor Outstanding Achievement
- Pro Circuit Platinum Pipe
- Scott Golden Goggle
- Dunlop Silver Tire
- Fox Bronze Boot
- Asterisk Ironman
- Supercross Champion
- Motocross Champion
Racing begins at 7:30 a.m. EST Monday through Saturday and you can stream 20 hours of live coverage of all the action on the MotoSport.com-sponsored RacerTV.com. RacerTV.com host Rodney Tomblin, a longtime Loretta Lynn's Amateur Motocross, Pro Motocross and Grand National Cross Country Series announcer, provides the play-by-play commentary all week long.
"To have live racing coverage from the Thor Winter Olympics on RacerTV.com is a big deal for our amateur racers, their families and the sponsors," said Wyn Kern, President of Unlimited Sports MX. "We're looking forward to bringing this unprecedented coverage for many years to come."
The following is the Thor Winter Olympics broadcast schedule:
- Supercross Mains from 2 to 5 p.m. EST on Tuesday
- Supercross Mains from 8 to 11 a.m. EST on Wednesday
- Motocross Moto 1 from 1 to 5 p.m. EST on Thursday
- Motocross Moto 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday
- Motocross Moto 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday
The Thor Winter Olympics is presented by Pro Circuit and is one of the premier amateur motocross racing events as it brings riders together from all over the world. Riders battle for six days to be crowned Olympiad Champion. It is also a part of the American Motocross Championship Majors - an alliance made up of an elite group of race organizers that host premier amateur and professional motocross events in America. Gatorback Cycle Park is known for its mix of hard pack and sand, natural elevation changes and other obstacles.
Written By: AndrewT