Huntington Beach, CA – DC is pleased to welcome three-time Monster Energy Supercross Champion Ryan Villopoto to the DC team. A force to be reckoned with, Ryan joins DC’s elite motocross team with five podium finishes already this season, including two wins. Retaining the point lead, Ryan heads to Daytona Supercross this weekend as he fights to defend his supercross title.
“Riding for a brand that supports motocross with such passion is what every athlete hopes for,” said Villopoto. “I’m really excited to join the DC family.”
With deep family roots in the racing industry, Ryan, 25, grew up riding and turned pro eight years ago. In 2006 he won the AMA Motocross Championship title, was named the AMA Rookie of the Year.
“We couldn’t be happier about adding Ryan to the DC team,” said Jeff Taylor, Senior Vice President of Global Brand and Marketing for DC Shoes. “His professionalism and dedication to his craft are second to none. He’s a true champion and a perfect fit for the DC family.”
The 2014 DC Moto team includes elite athletes Ryan Villopoto, Travis Pastrana, Jeremy McGrath, Nate Adams, Robbie Maddison, Trey Canard, Jeffrey Herlings, Adam Ciancirulo, and Tyler Bereman and amateur Carson Mumford.
For more information on Ryan and the DC Moto team check out http://www.dcshoes.com/moto and stay tuned to DC’s social media channels including Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/