Consider that it has enticed KTM Red Bull factory superstar Jonny Walker for two years running, South Africa’s
Wade Young and this year Factory Husqvarna’s Graham
Jarvis, who is considered the reigning king of extreme
enduro. As far as American talent, the Tennessee Knockout
has kept away our best off-road racers (in GNCC and
enduro) who have little ability to hang with the leaders, but
the event has been embraced by racers gifted in technical
riding. Kyle Redmond, Max Gerston, Cory Graffunder and
Jordan Ashburn all hold their heads high with good results.
For four straight years Cody Webb has accepted the challenges from the world’s elite and humbled them with his
ability to blitz hard in an event that isn’t so much long, but
so intense and so technical that it relentlessly tests the
KENDA AMA TENNESSEE KNOCKOUT
is known for his
abilities, not his
TKO is more WFO
than the Erzberg or
Romaniacs, yet the
rider gave Cody
Webb a tough shadow to shake and was
the only rider that
Webb didn’t lap.
Gerston finished fourth,
in the day.