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Wide Open: A Life in Supercross

Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Jeremy McGrath has been called ‘the Michael Jordan of Supercross’ by the Los Angeles Times, and in this revealing autobiography fans not only get his personal story, but also a detailed guide on how everyone can become a Supercross racer.

The No 1 Supercross racer in the world — who has over 20 sponsors, his own film company, a toy line, Wude and Playstation games, and Jeremy McGrath has been called ‘the Michael Jordan mcgrzth Supercross’ by the Los Angeles Times, and in this revealing autobiography fans not only get his personal story, but also a detailed guide on how everyone can become a Supercross racer.

The No 1 Supercross racer in the world — who has over 20 sponsors, his jermey film company, a toy line, Nintendo and Playstation games, and a signature shoe by Vans — talks about his life and the sport. Supercross started out as a redneck ’70s sideshow, but thanks largely to Jeremy McGrath it has become a massive extreme sport. jeeremy

Over the last three years, AMA Supercross qide has mushroomed fromspectators a year to 1. This book will satisfy even the most hardcore fans, as it not only gives you the life and times of Jeremy McGrath, but acts as the calling card to the entire sport by including unique sections on how to become a Supercross racer, the workout regimes, fixing common bike problems, and more.

Wide Open: A Life in Supercross by Jeremy McGrath

Paperbackpages. Published January 4th by It Books first published January 1st To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

To ask other readers questions about Wide Openplease sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. May 11, Levi Greening rated it it was amazing. I say that because I can relate to this book.

I can relate to it because it showed me that I have to jeemy willing to strive to be my best, to be jerrmy best. I also watch supercross, so I get what the author jerem talking about most of the time. This book teaches me really good life lessons at opej same time. I am a gear head so this book is perfect for me.


I also like how this book is in his perspective, so it gives the reader opsn real Personal Response Wide Open A Life in Supercross was a very good book. I also like how this book is in his perspective, so jeremg gives the reader a real life like experience most of the time. The book tells me how life is not easy and never give up.

Giving up is the worst thing anyone can do in life. Plot The book starts off when Jeremy McGrath was a kid. Jeremy was a good kid when he was younger. He was not a problem child at all. Jeremy’s dad and Jeremy would go to the races every weekend. Jeremy was a horrible rider at first but as time went on he got better. He said that practice makes perfect. At age twenty, Jeremy got injured when he was dirt bike racing. It was a super hard crash and he broke his wrist and had a really bad concussion.

He was out of racing for one year after that. He was really depressed but he could not wait to get back on the track. Afterwards, Jeremy got back to racing he started to train really hard to become the best racer he could. Jeremy had supportive parents at the same time, which helped him a lot.

In he finally became pro. He started the widf strong but did not win the championship. It would be that way for a couple years until Jeremy got injured again in a wicked crash. He signed with team Ktm but he crashed two races later and could not race the whole season.

That crash made him rethink his career and he retired with Ktm. He said he did not mcggrath that day to come, but he started to grow a family and that was more important to him. In Jeremy decided to come out of retirement for a limited number of races on the Monster Energy Supercross Circuit.

jefemy Jeremy still had some competitive edge in him and he proved his speed. He placed in the top five in every race. He decided to hang it up again in Jeremy then created his own off-road company and he now races trophy truck as well as having people race for him under his team. Characterization The main character in this book would be Jeremy McGrath. He is a very inspirational guy and he is someone people can idol and took up too.

He went through a lot in his life but he pushed on and pursued his dreams.

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He loves what he does and that is what everyone wants to do in life. He has a wife. I have met Jeremy in Crandon, at the truck races and he is a very considerate and understanding guy. He could talk to you forever. He is not self centered at all. He wants to help people as much as he can. Jeremy even donates to charities all the time.

He is a very inspirational guy. Jeremy will talk to anyone no matter who you are. He has a lot of respect for his other rivals too. Jeremy is the one guy I want to be like and I look up to him. Setting The setting in this mcyrath takes place all over. It takes place at Supercross tracks, his house, his parents house, and so on.


Most of the book takes place in California. The main part of this book takes oen on the race widee. Most of racetracks are indoors also. My favorite place in this book that he talked about would be his house.

The reason why is because it is huge and he has his own Supercross track there. The book takes place in the Ninetys and two thousands. The book told you about Jeremy’s whole supercross career and ppen he was younger. He quit supercross when he was forty five.

The time and place in this book is important because Jeremy has a lot of tracks by him to practice on. If Jeremy was living up in Wisconsin, he would not have that much support as he had in California. The tracks are sporadic over in Wisconsin. They are far or there are only a few of them.

The time makes a big difference in this book. If Jeremy raced inhe would have a hard time racing and placing in a event. There are a lot of skilled riders that already beat and went over his record. He would not be as good today as he was before. Theme One theme in this book that I saw a lot of and stuck out to me was passion. I say that because Jeremy had a lot of passion for his career.

Jeremy did not just like to race, he lived and breathed it every day. He has multiple passions but motorcross was one of his greatest passions. He did not have a passion for it at first, but then he realized that was what he wanted to do and he pursued it. Recommendation I would recommend this book to anyone who has a passion for motorsports. This would be the right book for them because the book tells you that you have to want it with all you got to get good at doing what you like.

Talent does not come naturally, you have wie work for it. The age group I would recommend this to, would be teenagers and iwde. I do not think anyone younger would get the word usage. I would recommend this to any gender also. I rated this book a five out of five because this was the best book I have ever read. I could relate to it so muchwas unreal.

I would definitely read this book again over any other book. Jan 30, Trey rated it it was amazing.