LawnDart, Thanks for mentioning that. You are absolutely correct and it sounds like you are staying on top of the Game with your kids. It does go both ways.
Originally Posted by LawnDart
Whoopsrider mentioned Uncle Boogie's quote. I gotta say it again: Uncle Boogie nailed it with his mirror quote. Spot-ass-on, Uncle Boogie- spot-ass on!
It always amazes me the difference between this board and the popular MX board here in my area(I won't mention the name).
I don't have kids so I can't comment if Home School is good or bad. I will say if a parent makes the decision to Home School based on helping further their kids motocross career, that is just sad. No parent should view their kid as a future superstar and make life altering decisions based on the hope and prayer they will one day make it big. In this sport there are far too many variables that could prevent it. How many "can't miss kids" have missed??? I think we'd need a new thread for that one.
I think a decision to Home School or not should be 100% based on education and development of the child, not motocross. I fear many people Home School just so they can hit all the nationals, far too many.
I switched to online school when I was 17 and was to poor to go train at a riding facility and do all that cool stuff. So since I'm from MN I started emailing tracks down in TX and found one I could stay at and ride and work at. So me and a buddy slept in a pop up camper all winter 09-10 working and riding. I graduated in 2010 and still spend my time back and forth from MN and TX. Best thing I ever did, Learned how the real life worked at an early age and learned how to make shit happen.