2014 AMA Supercross NewsTwo-time AMA Supercross Champion James Stewart will be competing with new boots in 2014 AMA Supercross.
The Yoshimura Suzuki RM-Z 450 pilot, who was affiliated with Nike for many years, has signed a multi-year agreement with Gaerne, and will use the company’s SG-12 mx-racing boot.As the relationship grows, the Floridian will utilize his line of apparel SEVEN to design and offer special releases with Gaerne.James Stewart (Yoshimura Suzuki RM-Z 450 Supercross) says: “I’m really excited to be doing something new here. Gaerne was genuine with their interest as soon as they heard I was free and that meant a lot to me.“But outside of that, riding in the SG-12 was the icing on the cake. I tested every boot out there and I honestly liked the SG-12 the best. I’m really excited that we have a relationship to build on going into the future.”Bob Rathcamp (Gaerne) says: “Having an athlete like James on the starting line at A-1 wearing Gaerne boots is really exciting for our brand World-Wide. When we heard that Nike was terminating their Motocross Boot effort we jumped on the phone right away! James has been super cool and we look forward to working with him for years to come!”
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