For Jacob Glenn, the road to Loretta Lynn Ranch has been years in the making.
The 15-year-old King William resident is days away from competing at the ranch in the Rocky Mountain Amateur National Motocross Championship. The competition is the Super Bowel of amateur motocross.
With scouts among the 30,000 to 40,000 people who turn out to the annual week-long competition, the invite-only event is considered a stepping stone into the professional circuit. About 1,200 participants will compete in the event, which starts July 31, in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.
Motocross pros like Travis Pastrana and James Stewart got their start at the race, said Jenny Glenn, Jacob's...