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Local Motocross Champ Receives Special Honor

By: Abbie Schrader Email
By: Abbie Schrader Email

A big honor Friday night for a local thirteen year old Motocross champ.

Caden Florence is a two time national Motocross champion and is ranked second in the country.

Friday night at Buffalo Wild Wings Caden received the honor of having one of his jerseys hung on the wall alongside others including Major League Baseball player, Nick Swisher.

Caden's family, friends, and fellow racers were on hand to celebrate the special honor.

He says he's very greatful to be considered a hometown hero.

"It's sweet because they're hometown heroes and and when you get your jersey hung up beside them you just feel like them. It's a really good experience", says Florence.

Caden's next big race is close to home at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington January third and fourth.

Congratulations, Caden.


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