The Paperback of the Wide Open: A Life in Supercross by Jeremy McGrath at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. In this gossipy, spiteful memoir, champion Supercross motorcycle racer McGrath wastes no opportunity to settle scores and gloat over vanquished enemies. Ever since Jeremy was born his dad had at least one motorcycle in the garage. He got a big wheel when he was two for Christmas. By the time.

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Jeremy’s dad and Jeremy would go to the races every weekend. He said that practice makes perfect. I also like how this book is in his perspective, so it gives the reader a real life like experience most of the time.

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The book also has information on opsn to improve your riding style and technique. This is a great book This is an outstanding book that will tell you the struggles and also the glorious moments that you go through as a professional dirtbike rider.

There are mcgdath many characters in the book I read because it is a book about one person. He found ways to balance his everyday life while still being in the spotlight that has success brought him. Paperbackpages. I won cool points with the motocross seventh grade boys just for asking them what a Whoops is. He has a lot of respect for his other rivals too. 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.

I have very little interest in Supercross, and only picked up this book because mcgrat fit into one of the categories jermy required books for a class that I am taking. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Plot The book starts off when Jeremy McGrath was a kid. He said he oepn not want that day to come, but he started to grow a family and that was more important to him. I got the feeling from this book that I was reading about a really down to earth great guy, and that made me want to keep reading even though I have very little interest in the sport.

Published January 4th by It Books first published January 1st Want to Read saving…. This book also talked about his life outside of racing.

That part kind of dragged along and took a long time. This book teaches me really good life lessons at the same time. However, he also lets us into his personal life. Afterwards, Jeremy got back to racing he started to train really hard to become the best racer he could.

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I found this to be a very well written book with plenty of life stories to make interesting to read as well as learning a lot about Jeremy McGrath. Because he was so honest about his life, the places that he has gone, and what he has accomplished, I found myself constantly wanting to read more. I chose my book because I love dirt bikes and Jeremy McGrath is on of my favorite dirt bike riders. When Jeremy encountered problems financially with Team Honda, his sponsor, he ended up turning to Suzuki and then Yamaha.

Characterization The main character in this book would be Jeremy McGrath. It has become a full time job and career for most of these guys carrying over into life after motocross. It was the story of Jeremy McGrath’s career.

I not only learned a lot about one of my fave riders yes I grew up watching him but I learned a lot more about the sport itself. Jermey McGrath started riding when he was 8 years old and his dream was to become a pro motocross and supercross racer.

He was not a problem child at all.

Theme One theme in this book that I saw a lot of and stuck out to me was passion. This was a great book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Never ever give up on what you love no matter how bad it seems. It would be that way for a couple years until Jeremy got injured again in a wicked crash. I would recommend it to most guys, especially the ones who know who J-Mac is. A Life in Supercross is the ultimate motocross and supercross biography for the all dirt bike riders, the ages 10 and up, and dirt bike lovers in general.


Most of racetracks are indoors also. Nov 21, Cece rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: My favorite place in this book that he talked about would be his house. I like it so much because it is kind of funny to imagine a little kid launching through the air on a plastic tricycle.

The No 1 Supercross racer in the world — who has over 20 sponsors, his own film company, a toy line, Nintendo and Playstation games, and 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. This is the true story of a Supercross superstar.

Wide Open: A Life in Supercross

Jan 19, Christie rated it really liked it Shelves: After that he talks about his amature motocross career and then his amature supercross career. He has a wife. Through the book I felt bad for him sometimes wdie there was a lot of good things to. He was very good at it and got a lot of trophies.