This Week's BirthdaysSunday, March 22, 2009 | 11:11 AM
March 25: Former Yamaha of Troy Team Manager Dave Osterman.
March 25: Happy 51st Birthday to Henry Kalisiak.
March 25: Johnny O’Mara was the 1983 AMA 125 National and 1984 AMA Supercross Champion. In addition to his titles, he was also part of four teams that won the Motocross Des Nations.
March 26: Asterisk Mobile Medic's Dr. John Bodnar #911.
March 26: GNCC competitor, Garrett Hansen.
March 27: Jimmy Gaddis shocked everyone in 1993 when he won the 125 West Region SX Championship for Mitch Payton’s Pro Circuit team. Then, in 1995 and 1996 he won a pair of AMA Arenacross Championships.
March 27: Jeff Alessi has had a good supercross season so far in 2009. Look for Alessi to come out strong in the outdoors.
March 27: AMA Timing & Scoring's Chad "Cuddles" Rhodes.
March 28: After years of being a 125 specialist “Mad” Mike Jones decided he had to do something to prolong his career if he still wanted to make a living riding a motorcycle. That’s when the freestyle motocross movement came upon us. Mad Mike is considered one of the founding fathers of the sport of freestyle. In 2001, he won a gold medal at the Winter X Games and he was the first rider to win the Red Bull X-Fighters competition.
March 29: N-Style's Graphic Artist, Dave Colquhoun.
March 29: Loretta Lynn Alumni and District 5 regular, Davey Yezek.
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