Narrow bars, 26-inch tires and stanchion covers—oh, how the times have changed. Shaums March with his eyes on the prize during the 1998 World Cup race at Snoqualmie Pass, WA.

Throwback 1998 Snoqualmie World Cup

“I saw this race as the pinnacle of USA racing back then. Having a World Cup in the Northwest was a huge deal for us.

The digital age hadn't been introduced yet, so getting info out to spectators and getting eyes on the race seamed hard [and] expensive. But in turn, I feel like those were the good ol’ days where we were kids playing and living life 100 percent on the edge, moment to moment.”

—Shaums March