7-year-old Oklahoma boy makes name for himself in motocross
May 14, 2017
APACHE, Okla. (AP) — One of the fastest individuals in Southwest Oklahoma isn't even out of elementary school.
Meet Gannon Gates — a 7-year-old boy attending Apache Elementary School. By day, he's a smart student, acing tests, mastering homework and overcoming the rigors of first grade. He's popular, has fun with other students and is well-respected by his teachers and classmates.
On the weekends, that innocent kindness and unassuming smile disappear beneath a red and white helmet and matching racing gear. He mounts his King Cobra 7 MX motorcycle and hits the dirt tracks — leaving eve...