Local Montrose Man Chosen for X-Games Endurocross Race
Only 30 riders from around the world are invited to this race and Eric "Spike" Rhoten was chosen from Montrose for the 2nd year in a row!
In case you don't know what Endurocross is, it's an indoor race held incorporates various elements of off-road riding, including rocks, boulders, logs, sand, mud, a water-hole and special obstacles like giant tires.
This year X-Games will be held August 1-4 at the Staples Center, with the Men's & Women's Endurocross Finals airing on Sunday, August 4th on ESPN at 1:30pm.
Eric, who works at Grand Mesa Motorsports in Delta and lives in Montrose, will be running #200 on his Beta 300 motorcycle.
Last year at XGames, Eric was running #16 on his Kawasaki.