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If you're a parent of a moto up-and-comer, you need to see this movie.

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Two Cultures Collide at the Motocross Crossroads

@carsonmumford

@joshimoda47

@amsoil

@yoshimura_rd

@alpinestars

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The year is 2018, and amateur motocross has risen to levels no one would have ever dreamt of a decade ago. Riders are often signed to multi-year contracts that will carry them into the professional ranks and mounted aboard factory machines before they even hit puberty. As one of the elite few in amateur motocross, having such a ride can make a very big difference in the results that are earned on the track, but the sacrifices made by the racer's family to get them there is oftentimes immeasurable.

Carson Mumford and Jo Shimoda are two such racers, and both enjoy coveted rides with AMSOIL Honda, the amateur racing division of the powerful professional GEICO Honda squad. Both in their mid-teens, they share a common goal on motocross: to make it to the top as professionals. That's where the differences end, however, as the two come from radically different upbringings.

Mumford is a second-generation racer who grew up in the SoCal mecca of motocross, and he's enjoyed factory support since he was on 65s. His parents have invested heavily in his racing career, purchasing a private practice facility for him to train at, and allowing him to move away from the family so that he would be closer to both the team and the multitude of tracks the Golden State has to offer.

Shimoda, meanwhile, comes from the small country town of Suzuki, Japan, and carries on his shoulders the hopes and dreams of his entire country. Never before has a Japanese racer relocated to America full time and shown so much promise in motocross racing. At the age of 10 Jo and his mother moved to California to submerge themselves in motocross culture, while his father stayed back in Japan to run the family businesses. The Japanese racer finally gained attention by winning the Loretta Lynn's Amateur National Supermini 2 Championship in 2016 aboard a completely privately funded machine, and he was rewarded with his spot on AMSOIL Honda. Trained by legendary French coach Yannig Kervella, Jo possesses speed and talent that has him pegged by many as a future success at the highest levels.

FAST. is the tale of two racers from opposite sides of the world who have taken two very different paths to where they are now, side-by-side and poised to make the jump into the big leagues.