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The Rise of Roczen

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For those who know him, 20-year-old Ken Roczen's meteoric rise through the motocross ranks comes as no surprise. Roczen has been winning championships since he was 3 years old in his home country of Germany.

But to many in an American audience, Roczen, who sits comfortably in third place about halfway through the AMA Supercross season, is a surprise. That's nothing new to Roczen -- he's been surprising competitors who haven't seen him coming his whole career.