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The Ultimate Crossover Hobby

The Ultimate Crossover Hobby

Yesterday, Contributing Photographer Sean Earnest and I met with off-road racer Jonathan Elkins at his race shop in Escondido, CA, for an interview and photo shoot with the Pro-Lite truck that he races in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series. Elkins’ main sponsor is Venom R/C, and his specially-built off-road racer was prepped to look like the brand’s Gambler SC with an eye-catching vinyl wrap that makes it stand out from his competitors.  Look for the November 2012 issue of RC Car Action for a full interview with Jonathan, and check back here to www.RCCarAction.com for a full gallery of shots from Elkins’ shop.

While it came as no surprise that Jonathan Elkins had a background in the hobby prior to his full-size racing days, he’s far from the only RC enthusiast who daylights as a professional racer or athlete; the accessibility and fun of radio control make it an ideal past time for the eternally competitive. Aside from RC, what other sports and activities do you enjoy?

 

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Updated: August 15, 2012 — 3:34 PM

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  1. besides 1/10 short course and rc f1 I enjoy road biking and Mt. biking. When it gets warm I ride along the beach when it cools down I mt. bikes in the Santa Monica Mountains.

    Ive been enjoying RC a lot this summer, it’s a lot easier on the body! lol

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