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9/23/04-Tyler

Motocross Riders Flying Through East Texas

The Texas Pro Challenge Motocross is back at Swan Raceway Park, with more than ten thousand people expected to come out for the rapidly-growing sport.

"It's only been in the X Games five years," motocross rider Chuck Carothers explains, "and it's the number one draw, it's what everyone wants to see."

Carothers is an X Games freestyle motocross champion, and also a three-time winner at Swan Raceway Park. He says it's the unpredictable nature of the sport that makes it exciting.

"Right before I ride, I figure out what i'm going to do, but the crowd's always into it so sometimes that gets me pumped up and I go for it."

Reid Kerr (rkerr@kltv.com) reporting.

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