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EP. #21 Winning Supercross Races In Your 30s (rare, but it happens)

By Brett Smith

This 2,000 word story started as an Instagram post where we simply wished Eli Tomac a happy birthday. But this is We Went Fast and we can’t help but find a deeper story within the details, even if the details are just cake, ice cream and 30 birthday candles.

It led to this data dive by Brett Smith and Clinton Fowler.

Flash trivia: how many 450 Supercross main events have been won by tricenarians? Wait, that probably seems like two trivia questions. A tricenarian is a fancy way to say ‘person in their 30s’. For the answer, you’re just going to have to listen. If you want to read the print version of this story, click here.

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