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The best motocross riders in the world descend on Denver this weekend

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The countdown clock is moving fast! For motocross enthusiasts the world over, the 64th Red Bull FIM Motocross des Nations is but three days away and set to take place right here in Lakewood, Colorado. Teams from more than 30 countries will be on hand to battle it out on Sept. 25 and 26 for the coveted championship title, also known as the Chamberlain Trophy. This isn’t just a big deal…this is the deal in the entirety of the sport. As a matter fact, this is only the third time this event has ever been hosted in the United States.

Without further ado, here’s your fan guide to who's who this weekend at Thunder Valley.

TEAM AUSTRALIA
Brett Metcalfe, Dean Ferris, Jay Marmont

TEAM AUSTRIA
Matthias Walkner, Pascal Rauchenecker, Gunter Schmidinger
 
TEAM BELGIUM
Clement Desalle, Steve Ramon, Jeremy Van Horebeek
 
TEAM BRAZIL
Jorge Antonio Balbi, Pipo Castro, Marcello Lima
 
TEAM CANADA
Jeremy Medaglia, Kyle Keast, Kaven Benoit
 
TEAM COSTA RICA
Johan Mora, Alejandro Rojas, Roberto Castro
 
TEAM CROATIA
Nenad Sipek, Marko Tumbri, Danjel Bozic
 
TEAM ECUADOR
Martin Davalos, Felipe Espinosa, Andres Benenaula
 
TEAM ESTONIA
Tanel Leok, Ptitt Ratsep, Gert Krestinov
 
TEAM FRANCE
Marvin Musquin, Gautier Paulin, Xavier Boog
 
TEAM FINLAND
Harri Kullas, Toni Eriksson, Jon Soderberg
 
TEAM GERMANY
Ken Roczen, Max Nagl, Marcus Schiffer
 
TEAM GREAT BRITAIN
Brad Anderson, Dean Wilson, Jake Nicholls
 
TEAM GUATEMALA
Rodolfo Fernandez, Esteban Castillo, Tomas Castillo
 
TEAM ICELAND
Gylfi Gudmundsson, Eythor Reynisson, Hjalmar Jonsson
 
TEAM IRELAND
Martin Barr, Gordon Crockard, Stuart Edmonds
 
TEAM ITALY
Manuel Monni, Alessandro Lupino, Antonio Cairoli
 
TEAM JAPAN
Akira Narita, Takuya Mihara, Yoshitaka Atsuta
 
TEAM LATVIA
Matiss Karro, Ivo Steinbergs, Lauris Freibergs
 
TEAM LITHUANIA
Mindaugas Kazakevicius, Nerijus Rukstela, Rimantas Pazemeckas
 
TEAM MEXICO
Martin Garcia, Alberto Herdia, Giovannia Victor Blanco
 
TEAM PORTUGAL
Rui Goncalves, Hugo Basaula, Luis Correia
 
TEAM PUERTO RICO
Zach Osborne, Kyle Regal, Christian Ruiz
 
TEAM NEW ZEALAND
Ben Townley, Josh Coppins, Brad Groombridge
 
TEAM PHILIPPINES
Jolet Jao, Ralph Alvarez, Kenneth San Andres
 
TEAM RUSSIA
Evgeny Bobryshev, Alexander Tonkov, Sergey Astaykin
 
TEAM SPAIN
Jonathan Barragan, Jose Butron, Carlos Campano (may be injured)
 
TEAM SWEDEN
Tom Soderstrom, Fredrik Noren, Alex Eriksson
 
TEAM SWITZERLAND
Arnaud Tonus, Gregory Wicht, Valentin Guillod
 
TEAM USA
Ryan Dungey, Andrew Short, Trey Canard
 
TEAM UKRAINE
Oleksandr Pashchynskyi, Mykola Pashchynskyi, Roman Morozov
 
TEAM VENEZUELA
Giovanni Perrotta, Humberto Martin, Raimundo Trasolini
 
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