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Wade Young & Mario Roman confirmed for 2018 TKO; Sherco factory riders are among the world’s best Extreme Enduro racers

Sherco has confirmed that both Wade Young (@wadeyoung55) and Mario Roman (@marioroman74)  will be competing at the 2018 Kenda Tennessee Knockout on August 19th. Both riders are past podium finishers at the TKO and will be a serious threat to take the win.

Wade Young just took the win at the 2018 Red Bull Romaniacs so he has momentum coming into the TKO

Young just won the 2018 Red Bull Romaniacs event, arguably one of the toughest Extreme Enduro events in the world. The South African, who is still just twenty-two years old, has previously won the Hells Gate Enduro in Italy and has won the tough multi-day Roof of Africa in his home country two times. Young finished second to Cody Webb at the 2016 TKO and will be gunning for the top step this time around.

Spain’s Mario Roman made the podium at the 2017 TKO and like Young, he learned a lot about the terrain and format that should help in 2018.

Roman transitioned from traditional Enduro to Extreme Enduro racing a few years ago and already has a few major wins to his credit including Ales’Trem and Hells Gate. The Spanish rider made a last-minute decision to compete at the TKO last year and joined Cody Webb and Graham Jarvis on the podium with a third-place finish. He too will be back looking to apply what he learned last year to earn the win.

Look for more top riders to be confirmed in the coming weeks.

Spain’s Mario Roman in for 2017 TKO; Red Bull Romaniacs runner-up shooting for TKO win

Mario Roman (@marioroman74) is one of the top Extreme Enduro racers in the world and just proved that with a second place finish at the 2017 Red Bull Romaniacs. The Spanish rider is backed by Sherco and when his teammate Wade Young, who finished second at the 2016 Kenda Tennessee Knockout was injured, he suffered from back pain so the team sent him to the Arrowhead Clinic Marietta, Georgia Chiropractor, the Sherco team decided to send Roman over to compete.

The twenty seven year-old Spaniard has several years of Enduro World Championship racing under his belt but has shifted his focus to Extreme Enduro events. Roman already tasted victory in North America earlier this year with a win at the AvandaRocks Hard Enduro in Mexico. This will be his first attempt at the TKO.