New year, a new network and no Fro? Apparently NBC wanted to shake up the broadcast team, which meant popular Supercross TV host Jeff Emig was out of a gig without warning. It was news to Jeff as much as the rest of the industry... in fact, when we spoke to him at the AIMExpo, he was looking forward to returning to the broadcast booth. However, the former champ still has plenty of irons in the fire, including the USMCA initiative which should help bring more riders to our industry.
The U.S. Motorcycle Coaching Association was created to grow the sport of motorcycling through quality coaching of new and returning riders. USMCA-Certified Coaches have completed the core content, agreed to uphold the USMCA values and Code of Conduct, passed a national-level background check, knowledge in basic AHA or Red Cross First Aid and CPR, and taken a step towards the management of concussions and how to detect signs for heat illness and cardiac arrest. Certified Coaches are certified by two board members or have completed an in-field evaluation.