James Stewart Flashcards

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Bubba Scrub

Throwing your bike sideways off of a lip; a maneuver developed by James Stewart, to improve lap times.

Childhood

Began riding dirtbikes at age 3.

Childhood

Won first amateur title at 6.

Childhood

Met Tony Haynes (dirt bike rider left paralyzed by accident) and at 8 years old asked if he could use his number to "take it to the top".

Number

James Stewart's number was 259 until he won his first championship, and after he took the number 7.

Injuries

In 2003, Stewart broke his collarbone in Las Vegas, NV.

Injuries

Has worked through injuries during nearly every major race he's ever done.

Rivalry

There is a small rivalry between James Stewart and Chad Reed, an Australian motocross rider.

Race

James has been called the "Tiger Woods of motocross", as he is the first African American rider to dominate the sport.

Born

James Stewart was born December 21, 1985.

First Ride

When James Stewart was just 2 years old, he went on his first motorcycle ride with his father.

Nickname

James "Bubba" Stewart was a fan of Jeff "Chicken" Matiasevich, and called himself "baby chicken" which became Bubba over time.

Childhood

Was home-schooled his whole life.

Childhood

Born in Bartow, FL but currently lives in Orlando.

Sponsored

James Stewart currently rides for JGR Yamaha.

Riding Style

Began riding with his father at a young age, and was able to develop personal style and techniques that have put him on top.

Champion

James Stewart is the youngest person ever to win a professional race.

Tricks

Placed 2nd in a whip competition at the 2009 X Games.

Celebrity

Has been featured on MTV Cribs.

Celebrity

Had a reality TV show that was called Bubba's World.

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