Josh Hines # 135
Marylandmotocross.com: We are here at Blue Diamond with one of Kevin
Duffy’s inspirations of all times,
MM.com: Your name
JH: My name is Josh…
MM.com: Well Josh, if that IS your real name, what’s your
number and what type of bike do you ride?
JH: My number is 135, I ride a YZ 125 and a YZ 250 - Two strokes.
MM.com: What’s this crap that Kevin Duffy was complaining about his “hero”,
JH: Well… I quit… right
before the Regionals and my parents said that if I didn’t ride, I’d have to
pay back the money for all of the qualifiers I raced. I made it to Nationals, so now, I’m riding.
MM.com: Sounds like a big conspiracy theory if you ask me, so what
did you just get real frustrated?
Yeah… I was just real sick of everything, but now everything is cool, so I’m back
MM.com: Okay. So your whole family pretty much rides.
JH: Yeah, me and my brothers.
MM.com: Isn’t your dad Shelton?
JH: Yeah, thats him but some people call him Sherman by mistake and
that can stir up a real rucus.
MM.com: Ain’t that the guy that always beats up Kevin Duffy
JH: Yeah. That’s him.
(Kevin Duffy practicing Kung Fu moves
MM.com: What’s the story on that?
JH: He’s just crazy like that. He
just likes beating up on Grady.
MM.com: You mean Kevin?
JH: Yeah. Grady.
MM.com: Ohhh-kay. So, do you brush your teeth?
JH: (Surprised, puzzled) Of course.
MM.com: If the mood takes me. How long have you been doing motocross?
JH: Since I was 4.
MM.com: Do you consider yourself an experienced veteran?
JH: No. Not really.
MM.com: You thinking about going Pro sometime?
MM.com: Is there anything you like or dislike about motocross?
JH: I like the feeling that I get when I
am riding and I don’t like… ummm… I don’t think there’s anything that I
really don’t like.
MM.com: Ever been in a fight that broke out at a race?
JH: No fights…at races.
MM.com: What word would you use to describe yourself when you’re racing?
MM.com: How do you feel about girls racing in motocross?
JH: That’s fine, as long as they
don’t beat me.
MM.com: That makes perfect sense. What gear do you like to use when you
JH: I use Troy Lee.
MM.com: Any special drinks you like to help you get going?
JH: Just Gatorade and water.
MM.com: What’s your training regimen like?
JH: I jog a couple times a week, I
work out three times a week, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday I am at the gym, and I
MM.com: Kevin Duffy is always dancing and rapping at the track, what do you
think about that?
JH: The man’s messed up, he’s crazy.
MM.com: Do you think he’s pretty fly, for a photo guy?
JH: He’s okay. Yeah.
MM.com: All right Josh we will see you around the track, You’re not going to quit
on us again, are you?
JH: No sir.
MM.com: Can I quote you on that?
JH: Uhh…Yes .