depscribe's photos with the Athens County, Ohio

Did it work? I don't know.

Did it work? I don't know.
Straw was brought in to make some of the mud a little less slippery, so there are probably by now adobe paths at Sunday Creek Motocross Track.
Added on July  8, 2017

The law

The law
Athens Sheriff deputies weren't covered in mud -- yet.
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How it happened

How it happened
Katelyn explains that while she was leading the race someone motioned her to a route that ended up being wrong, shortening the track and incurring for her a penalty she couldn't overcome, so she retired from the race, not a happy rider.
UPDATE (via email…
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A surprise

A surprise
. . . and turned out to be Katelyn Osburn of Greene, N.Y., who wants to be champion in the women's professional class.
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Coming in to the pits

Coming in to the pits
This rider retired early . . .
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Where they go before, during, and after

Where they go before, during, and after
Pit Row
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Heading into the woods

Heading into the woods
The expressions of the riders are always interesting.
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Whoa, there!

Whoa, there!
Four-wheeler racing isn't for the faint of heart.
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Don't go there!

Don't go there!
The yellow tape probably isn't strong enough to prevent rider and machine from plunging into the ravine, so it's good that it's very bright.
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Pretty surroundings

Pretty surroundings
The surroundings at Sunday Creek Motocross Track are picturesque and welcoming.
Added on July  8, 2017