2005 – Broken wrist
2005 – Undiagnosed bacterial infection
2008 – Nagging knee injury
2010 – Broken scaphoid boneStewart has an uncanny knack of coming back from injury with a vengeance. He returned from his broken collarbone to win every race he entered. He followed up his knee surgery with a perfect motocross season in 2008. And Stewart went on to win the battle with Chad Reed for the 2009 SX Championship.Stewart still has no love loss for Chad Reed. He says they are racing each other like rookies… ready to take one another out at any given chance. At some point, Stewart admits that the rivalry has to cool off as the young SX guns are getting faster with a growing confidence. Although it looks like Reed may still have a better chance of fully recovering for Supercross, Stewart has some alternative plans.If he is healthy and his wrist is 100%, it is certain that James Stewart will be at the gate for the opening round of the 2010 outdoor AMA Motocross season. Stewart states that he loves racing and that is the number one reason why he would return to the outdoor motocross racing series after one year off. This would be Stewart’s first time racing outdoors against the likes of Ryan Dungey and Ryan Villopoto, and he’ll be doing it on the new Yamaha YZ450F. With Chad Reed, being the defending 2009 AMA MX champion, Stewart is motivate to get to the first 2010 motocross race– the Hangtown Motocross Classic at Rancho Cordova, Calif.–and make as many of the outdoor races as he can. He is training hard and motivated to race. Whether for SX or MX, you can be sure that James Stewart will return with a vengeance to be the very best. You can hear the full James Stewart DMXS podcast interview here.