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Not everybody gets to be a Champion, but these riders made it to the top step in 2016. Their names will go in the record books and should you want to look them up in 30 years—they will still be there. Congrats to all of them.

_DSC9786_Kyoshi_Ryan Dungey_THunder Valley_National_Colorado_06042016Ryan Dungey.

450 AMA SUPERCROSS:  Ryan Dungey
250 EAST SUPERCROSS: Malcolm Stewart
250 WEST SUPERCROSS: Cooper Webb
AMA ARENACROSS: Gavin Faith
450 AMA NATIONALS: Ken Roczen
250 AMA NATIONALS: Cooper Webb

USGP_TomacEli Tomac.

450 USGP CHARLOTTE: Eli Tomac
250 USGP CHARLOTTE: Cooper Webb
450 USGP GLEN HELEN: Eli Tomac
250 USGP GLEN HELEN: Jeffrey Herlings
MONSTER ENERGY CUP: Eli Tomac
SMX RIDER’S CUP GERMANY: Ryan Dungey

_dsc9220-tim-gajserTim Gajser.

450 GRAND PRIX: Tim Gajser
250 GRAND PRIX: Jeffrey Herlings
FIM WOMEN: Livia Lancelot
WORLD SIDECAR CHAMPIONS: Jan Henrickx / Ben Van Den Bogart
MOTOCROSS DES NATIONS: France
INTERNATIONAL SIX-DAY ENDURO: Team USA

wvjimoneal37actionJim O’Neal.

OVER-70 WORLD VET CHAMPION: Jim O’Neal
OVER-60 WORLD VET CHAMPION: Pete DeGraaf
OVER-50 WORLD VET CHAMPION: Kurt Nicoll
OVER-40 WORLD VET CHAMPION: Daryl Hurley
OVER-30 WORLD VET CHAMPION: Mike Sleeter

Davi Millsaps.

450 CANADIAN NATIONALS: Davi Millsaps
250 CANADIAN NATIONALS: Cole Thompson
450 SPANISH NATIONALS: Jose Butron
250 SPANISH NATIONALS: Oriol Casas
450 RED BULL STRAIGHT RHYTHM: Marvin Musquin
250 RED BULL STRAIGHT RHYTHM: Shane McElrath
PARIS-LILLE SUPERCROSS: Marvin Musquin

searleusgpdtTommy Searle.

450 BRITISH NATIONALS: Tommy Searle
250 BRITISH NATIONALS: Adam Sterry
450 DUTCH NATIONALS: Evgeny Bobryshev
250 DUTCH  NATIONALS: Jeffrey Herlings
450 ALL-JAPAN NATIONALS: Akira Narita
250 ALL-JAPAN NATIONALS: Tomohiro Nitsuka

deanferris2014Dean Ferris.

450 AUSTRALIAN NATIONALS: Dean Ferris
250 AUSTRALIAN NATIONALS: Jed Beaton
450 AUSTRALIAN SUPERCROSS: .Justin Brayton
250 AUSTRALIAN SUPERCROSS: Jackson Richardson
450 NEW ZEALAND NATIONALS: Cody Cooper
250 NEW ZEALAND NATIONALS: Hamish Harwood
450 NEW ZEALAND SUPERCROSS: Ben Townley

VanHorebeek_MXGP_16_NL_2016Jeremy Van Horebeek.

450 BELGIAN NATIONALS: Jeremy Van Horebeek
250 BELGIAN NATIONALS: Brent Van Doninck
450 ITALIAN NATIONALS: Jeremy Van Horebeek
250 ITALIAN NATIONALS: Michele Cervelli

DANalessivictoryMike Alessi.

250 WORLD TWO-STROKE: Mike Alessi
125 WORLD TWO-STROKE: Ryan Surratt
WORCS CHAMPION: Robbie Bell
AMA ENDUROCROSS CHAMPION: Colton Haaker

MIKEKRAS300EMXMike Kras.

ADAC GERMAN MX MASTERS: Dennis Ulrich
EMX 300 TWO-STROKE:
Mike Kras
EMX 125 TWO-STROKE:
Jago Geerts
EMX 250 FOUR-STROKE: Thomas Kjer Olsen

WVarikswanArik Swan.

AMA LORETTA LYNN NATIONAL AMATEUR:
250A: Bradley Taft (Yam)
Open Pro Sport: Chase Sexton (Hon)
Over-25: Ricky Renner (KTM)
Over-30: Arik Swan (Kaw)
Over-40: James Povolny (KTM)
Over-50: John Grewe (Kaw)
125 Two-Stroke: Jake Swoll (Hus)
85cc: Ty Masterpool (Yam)
Women: Brandy Richards (Yam)

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