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The Rise of Roczen

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Coming To America

Photograph By Alberto Lessmann/Red Bull Content Pool

In Europe, Roczen is a known motocross commodity. The contests aren't as lucrative as they are in the U.S., so Roczen had always hoped to come to America to compete. In order to come overseas, however, Roczen had to prove himself in Europe. He won the MX2 World Championship in 2011, avenging his second-place finish the year before.

Here, Roczen performs during the Red Bull Give Me Five in Valdemorillo, Madrid, Spain, in October.