Colin is nicknamed the Texas Tornado and an American professional motorcycle racer. He is a two time World Superbike champion and has competed in MotoGP since 2003, now riding for the Yamaha Tech 3 team. Edwards has recently signed an extension to his contract to continue with the team for the 2011 season. For a full detail on Colin's Amateur and Professional Career, please see the About Colin section.
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Mike has been racing for over 20 years and has won WERA national championships, competed in AMA Road Racing, Motocross, SuperMoto and open wheel cars. Mike has trained with Colin since the beginning of his career until now.
Shreveport, LA, United States
Raced in WERA Pro Series from 1985 to 1998 and won 12 National Championships in sprint and endurance classes. Competed in the LeMan's 24 Hour Endurance race in 2000 and 2001. Won the Willow Springs 24 Hrs two times, three time Pike Peak Hill Climb 450 Pro Class winner, and 2006 Texas Flattrack series Open Pro Champion. Joe has taught numerous schools over many years from beginner to advanced.
Austin, Texas, United States
Since becoming an AMA national professional in 2005, Shea Fouchek
has proven that he has the talent to race at the highest levels of
competition. Speed Channel deemed the 21 year old from Texas as a
“rising star” in the 2008 Pro Honda Oils Supersport Championship Series.
The 2008 season featured three top ten finishes including his
strongest run at VIR where young Fouchek, in a close race pulled off a 6th
place finish beating out such top riders as Roger Hayden, Cory West and
Tommy Aquino and finishing one place behind teammate and
2008 Formula Extreme Champion, Jake Zemke.
Merle started racing when he was 4 yrs old! In 2000 he tied for first overall in the South Eastern Amateur National Championship. In 2001 Merle won the South Central Amateur National Championship and got 5th in the Amateur Grand National Championship! Merle turned pro in 2002 with top ranking is Fusa and AMA in 03 finishing 8th in the AMA Sportster Performance series finishing. Merle and his dad were also the first ever father/son to finish one two at Springfield mile.
Steven has been riding anything with 2 wheels since he learned to walk. Raced
with Colin in moto-cross back in the day.
He is known for his patience. He has a passion for motorcycles and
watching new riders learn to ride. He is also the guy behind the
construction of the TexasTornadoBootCamp
Firearms Instructor/Range Safety
Gale began his professional firearms career in the US Marines. At his permanent duty assignment with Marine One Security he received combat handgun training with the M1911 pistol at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia and recurring qualification with M16A1 rifle at the USMC sniper range. Expert with both.
After discharge from the Marines, in 1987, Gale attended the Texas Department of Public Safety academy in Austin, Texas. There he received extensive handgun combat training at the range and in the field under day and night conditions. Gale qualified at the highest level, Master, twice every year for ten years. Both with mod. 28 revolver and P220 pistol.
Gale continues to enjoy target shooting and teaching firearms safety and techniques. He lives in the Houston, Texas area and is an avid motorcyclist and amateur road racer.