Racing History: 1993 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz Goes Fishing, In The February Issue

Racing History: 1993 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz Goes Fishing, In The February Issue

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Featured In the February 2024 issue of Roadracing World:

        These days, more often than not, if you want to catch up with 1993 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz, it’d be a good idea to bring rod and reel. 

        The Texan’s inimitable never-say-quit style was the definition of intensity, even measured against some of the best to ever battle each on four-cylinder, two-stroke, 500cc hair-trigger missiles. What his machine may have lacked, Schwantz made up with a willingness to take it closer to the edge than anyone else on the track and the skill to keep it on two wheels—most of the time, anyway.

         Three decades and a near-death experience later, Schwantz says he’s learned to let go of much of that mindset—the obsession—that takes athletes from being merely extremely talented to the level of World Champion…


            “Racing History: World Champion Kevin Schwantz, 30+ Years Later,” by Editor at Large Michael Gougis


It has been a long time coming, but racing legend Kevin Schwantz says he’s just as happy drift fishing or wade fishing on the Gulf Coast as he is doing anything else. Read how Revvin’ Kevin got to the place where he’s enjoying “peace and quiet” in the latest issue of Roadracing World!



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