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Nampa brothers qualify for national motocross event

Devin Slusher
Devin Slusher

Devin and Jadon Slusher were chosen from a group of more than 22,000 entrants to participate in the 35th annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship.

The event takes place Aug. 1-6 at Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., and race action will be streamed live each day at RacerTV.com.

Devin, 12, will compete in the 65 cc 10-11 limited and 65 cc 7-11 classes.

Jadon, 9, qualified in the 50 cc 7-8 limited class.

The Slusher brothers train locally at Owyhee Motorcycle Club.

Of the 22,000 hopefuls, the field was narrowed to 1,482 qualifiers who will test their skills on a variety of jumps, corners and other obstacles.

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