Checkered Flag Photos

Checkered Flag Photos
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Checkered Flag Photos was born in 1999. I started shooting pictures of flat track racing with an old Olympus OM1 camera and gave those pictures to the riders at no charge during the 1999 season. In 2000 I got a small digital camera to compliment my old film camera and continued giving riders my shots for a small charge. In 2001 I got a better digital camera and some better lenses, started charging $10 for 8x10 photos, and so it goes. During the 2002 & 2003 seasons I had the privelege of photographing both the Sacramento and Del Mar miles in addition to lots of flat track and TT races around the state. In 2004 I shot the Cow Palace race along with many other venues and in 2005 I added some Supermotard races to my schedule. AHRMA Vintage motocross was a new venue for me in 2006.  My 2007 plans included the San Jose Indoor event in April, the CVR Newman track, some AHRMA mototcross and supermotard.  2008 was a difficult year for my family and I.  We lost my dad in March after his struggle with cancer that started during the holidays and I didn't do a lot of photography.  I started the 2009 season with the Chowchilla Barnburner, moved over to shooting motocross in Salinas and then my mom was in and out of the hospital culminating in open heart surgery in January 2010.  I didn't do much photography in 2009 either.  I started 2010 in Salinas with the indoor events,  the San Jose Legends, Infineon Raceway and Calistoga as well as shooting the Salinas events at the Posse Grounds.  Travelling is very expensive and I have had to eliminate most of that due to a change of jobs and a lot less income both from my regular work and pictures.  It is much more difficult to make ends meet and my daughter is in college now.  I still shoot a limited number of events, most closer to home at Prairie City, El  Dorado Fairgrounds, maybe some at Chowchilla Raceway now and then. My articles also still appear in Today's Cycle Coverage.com. 

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#96 Bud Riddle - AMA District 36
2003 Sportsman of the year - Senior expert #1 2009
2013 Racing Supporter of the year!!
CONGRATULATIONS!! Thanks for all you do.

   

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#57 Jesse Kreyling - If you are looking at this picture of Jesse please say a prayer for his comfort. He is slowly losing the battle for good health.