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Brothers excel at Motocross

Like most teens, Michael Calautti, 14, and his 13-year-old brother Vincent are active in sports. But the pair participates in a different kind of sport than most of their classmates. And they are both excelling.

The siblings compete in Motocross, a dangerous sport involving dirt bikes and challenging tracks. Michael and Vincent attend Thomas Hunter Middle School in Mathews.

Michael, the elder, is celebrating three first-place finishes in the three divisions he competes in the Supermini 12-16 class. Vincent managed three third-place finishes in the 85cc 12-15 class.

The boys participate in three divisions—District 13 MX, U.S. Eastern MX, and District 29 MX. Michael was able to win first in all three divisions, while Vincent placed third, and also was awarded Sportsman of the Year. An almost year-long commitment, their season stretches from February through November.

The brothers tried different sports, but none seemed to stick. What the boys did enjoy was riding their bikes around t...

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