X-Games Mark the Spot for Montrose Competitor

Jul 31st @ 10:50 am in News by Scott Staley


(Montrose, CO)

X-Games 2013 will be broadcast live from Los Angeles’ Staples Center and other venues this weekend culminating in the Enduro Cross competition featuring Montrose resident Eric Rhoten on Sunday between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.  Rhoten will compete with other riders atop his Enduro-300 motorcycle.  Riders must navigate around a number of natural obstacles like trees, limbs, and rocks while running the course indoors.  Eric Rhoten’s wife Tory says she’ll accompany her husband and friends, including an expert mechanic, to the event that will be broadcast live on ABC.

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The six-feet-one, 185-pound Rhoten will compete with a variety of Enduro Cross riders from around the world including the United States, France, Norway and Australia.