Schmit shocked the world, and perhaps even himself, with his immediate success on the world circuit. He won four Grands Prix en route to earning the 1990 125cc World Motocross Championship. The dashing blond American quickly became a favorite rider among the European fans.
In 1991, he won three GPs and looked well on his way to defending his title. But an injury suffered at the Hungary GP forced him to miss a good portion of the season and kept him from repeating as world champ.
In 1992, Schmit looked for new challenges in the 250cc Motocross World Championship, and it was there that he struck gold again. That season, riding for Chesterfield Yamaha, Schmit won his second world title, tallying five 250 GP wins along the way. He stayed with Chesterfield Yamaha for the next two seasons and even though he won three more 250cc Grand Prix races, he never regained the world title.
Donny was diagnosed with leukemia. He died on January 19, 1996, at the age of 29. America lost one of its nicest motocross heroes.
Film: Tristan Kohut
Edit & Color: Tristan Kohut
Tech: Canon 5D Mark III
Lens: 70-200 2.8 L, 24-70 2.8 L
Athlete: Michael Guesnet
Original Music: Odesza - Don't Stop
Location track: Briis-sous-Forge (91), FR
With the prolonged winter finally coming to an end, spring is upon us here in Northwest Indiana. Winter turning into spring, laziness turning into action, and the off-season turning into race season, it was time to get rippin'! An 80 degree day and a gnarly sand track proved to be the perfect opportunity to do just that.
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Track - Lesiure Time MX // Medaryville, IN
Championnat Motocross Alsace-Lorraine . Cernay France .
Musiques : Eric Serra (Noon)
Xavier Rudd ( Lioness Eye)
Camera : Lumix GH3
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