Racer Profile – Tom Meagher
Name: Tom Meagher
What type of Offroad do you race? Motocross
Your machine? Yamaha yzf 450
What’s your biggest racing achievement to date? I biggest achievement is having an open compound trimalleolar ankle fracture nearly being amputated and overcoming all this to get back on a bike within 12 weeks pushing through all the pain and going from mx1 juniors to mx1 seniors and the landing 3 sponsors.
What are your future goals? My Future goals will be to start leading the senior racing after a lot of time and training.
Where are you racing this season? I am racing all over with the AMCA
Who is your biggest racing idol? My Biggest racing idol has to be Justin Barcia I like his aggression
Who is your biggest on-track rival? My biggest rival on the track has to be everyone that’s in front of me or around the sides of me.
What’s your pre-race routine? My pre-race routine is the day before it a nice healthy lunch and ensure I go to bed early in the campervan and ensure I have enough sleep. I then get up do a full bike check with some stretching I am extremely fussy with the bike set up and goggles so I ensure these are perfect before the day starts.
Any superstitions? I don’t have any superstitions.
Who has been your biggest inspiration? My Biggest inspirations have to be Wolves Mx they have pushed me to relax before racing and to have fun and enjoy it which helps with riding smoother.
Whose the biggest goon you race with? The Biggest goon I race with has got to be Simon Stoddart lol
Is there anyone you like to thank for their support? I would like to thank my sponsors this year for there help in making it all possible these are: Wolves Mx, Sycamore windows and Conservatories Ltd 0121 553 226 and Jn Trading Used Motocross bikes 07545135399. I would also like to thank my partner Bobby Meagher for keeping me going and supporting me with my riding style and how to get better and keeping me calm.
Where can we follow you? Follow me on Instagram: tommymeagher281 also please follow my facebookpage: Tom Meagher #281 wolves mx rider
Images courtesy of Scorch Images and Jon Pym