RIVA Watercraft Support Team

Support Team

Riva Watercraft Support Team:

Cyrille Lemoine


  • Cyrille Lemoine
    Cyrille Lemoine
    Cyrille Lemoine

    Cyrille Lemoine Pro-Rider

    • Race Number
      9
    • Location
      Lyon, France
    • Age
      39
    • Region
    • Craft
      Yamaha GP1800
    • Racing class
      Superstock
    • Recent Titles
      2016 Aquabike Karujet Offshore World Champion
    • Started
      Cyrille Lemoine started in motocross in 1989 before embarking in 1995 as a watercraft racer.
    • Training
      gym, motocross, watercraft
    • Sponsors
      Riva Racing, Yamaha , Ipone, Oakley, Kutvek, Eric Favre Sport, Jet Pilot, Idiartech, Shoei, Pull-in, Five Gloves, 4 Arm strong, Mx.com, Aerodiffusion, Le Macaron Laguna Beach
    • Most Proud of
      12 Time World Champion

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    Yamaha-GP1800

    Yamaha - GP1800

    Yamaha
    Riva Racing
    JetPilot
    ipone
    JetPilot
    Oakley
    Idiartec
    Shoei
    Kuvtek
    4Arm Strong

Eric Lagopoulos


  • Eric Lagopoulos
    Eric Lagopoulos
    Eric Lagopoulos

    Eric Lagopoulos Pro-Rider

    • Race Number
      361
    • Location
      Sarasota, FL
    • Age
      36
    • Region
      7
    • Craft
      Yamaha FX SVHO
    • Racing class
      Pro Runabout
    • Recent Titles
      2014 850 class Aqua Racing, 2014 SeaDoo Bounty, 2nd World Finals Pro 800 Super Stock
    • Started
      When he was a kid, he was into all water-sports so naturally he ended up on a 300 cc stand-up and fell in love with riding. Eventually in the early 90’s he bought a Sea-Doo and that’s all she wrote, he's been riding a Sea-Doo ever since!
    • Training
      TRX, Mountain Biking, Wakeboarding
    • Sponsors
      RIVA Racing, JetPilot, Fly, Hydrotec, Shorai Batteries
    • Most Proud of
      With over 20 years of pro racing, earning 5 world titles and 7 national championships Eric is versatile in both offshore and closed course racing.

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    Sea-Doo-GTR-215

    Yamaha FX SVHO

    Yamaha
    Riva Racing
    JetPilot
    FLY

Erminio Iantosca


  • Erminio Iantosca
    Erminio Lantosca
    ErminioLantosca

    Erminio Iantosca Pro-Rider

    • Race Number
      94
    • Location
      Naples, FL
    • Age
      36
    • Region
      7
    • Craft
      Sea-Doo RXP-X 300
    • Racing class
      Pro Runabout Open, Pro Runabout GP, Pro Runabout Stock
    • Recent Titles
      3 Time World Champion, 2016 Pro Runabout GP Pro Watercross World Champion, 2016 Pro Runabout GP 3rd Overall IJSBA World Finals
    • Started
      When I was young, my dad sold Chris MacClugage his first ski. I was too young to ride, but when Chris got into racing I would go with him. I got hooked and have been riding 17 years ever since.
    • Training
      Running, Cycling, Weight Lifting
    • Sponsors
      RIVA Racing, Hydro-Turf, Jettribe, WRT, ViPec, XPS, Rotax
    • Most Proud of
      2010 when I won 14 out of 15 moto's and won my 7th national title with a near-perfect season

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    Sea-Doo-RXP-X-300

    Sea-Doo RXP-X 300

    Sea Doo
    Riva Racing
    WRT
    XPS
    MaptunerX
    Rotax
    Hydroturf
    Jettrim

Eric Francis


  • Eric Francis
    Eric Francis
    Eric Francis

    Eric Francis Pro-Rider

    • Race Number
      911
    • Location
      West Palm Beach, FL
    • Age
      30
    • Region
    • Craft
      Yamaha GP 1800
    • Racing class
      Pro Runabout
    • Recent Titles
    • Started
    • Training
    • Sponsors
      RIVA Racing, Monster, Mountain Motorsports
    • Most Proud of

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    Yamaha GP 1800

    Yamaha GP 1800

Cody Hawkins


  • Cody Hawkins
    Cody Hawkins
    Cody Hawkins

    Cody Hawkins Pro-Rider

    • Race Number
      112
    • Location
      Melbourne, FL
    • Age
      32
    • Region
      7
    • Craft
      2012 Sea•Doo RXP-X
    • Racing class
      Pro Runabout Stock
    • Recent Titles
      1999 Expert 785 SS natl champion, 2000 Expert 1200 SS World Champion, 2010 Pro Am Runabout stock APBA Nationals Champion
    • Started
    • Training
    • Sponsors
      RIVA Racing
    • Most Proud of

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    Yamaha-FZR

    Sea•Doo RXP-X 260

    Sea-Doo
    Riva Racing
    Villon

Jeremy Perez


  • Jeremy Perez
    Jeremy Perez
    Jeremy Perez

    Jeremy Perez Pro-Rider

    • Race Number
      86
    • Location
      Gignac la Nerthe, France
    • Age
      30
    • Region
    • Craft
      Seadoo RXP
    • Racing class
      Run GP1
    • Recent Titles
      N'1 world ranking UIM 2016, European champion UIM 2016
    • Started
      My first time on a jetski I was 8 years old (1994) on my dads Yamaha 650 stand up. My first race was in 2005 in Le Lavandou france where I won 3rd place.
    • Training
      bicycle, crossfit, watercraft, running
    • Sponsors
      Riva Racing, Seadoo, Jettribe, Jettrim, Freegun, Ipone, Hot Product, MxCom, Zapata Racing, Airoh Helmet, Scania, Racing Product, Perez Jet Location, Maso Quarry ltd, Panta Fuel.
    • Most Proud of
      I'm most proud of my N'1 world ranking UIM for the 4th year consecutively

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    Yamaha-FZR

    Sea Doo
    Riva Racing
    Jettribe
    Jettrim
    Freegun
    ipone
    Airho Helmets

Brian Baldwin


  • Brian Baldwin
    Brian Baldwin
    Brian Baldwin

    Brian Baldwin Pro-Rider

    • Race Number
      782
    • Location
      Denver, North Carolina
    • Age
      38
    • Region
      7
    • Craft
      2017 Yamaha GP1800
    • Racing class
      Aqua X 250
    • Recent Titles
      Pro Stock Class
    • Started
      His first race was in Daytona in 1999 and he won all rounds of his class. He went on to win the next three rounds and took the overall in his first regional series. The winning continues today with two Pro World Titles and national Pro National Championships.
    • Training
      Gym, Jet Ski, Dirt Bike
    • Sponsors
      Factory Yamaha Racing, RIVA Racing, K2 Coolers, Judge Motorsports, Fly Racing, Viztek, Jet Pilot, Jetlift, ProWatercross Racing, Champion Powersports, OptimaRacing, Solas
    • Most Proud of
      2010/2011 Pro Runabout 800 World Championships. Seven National Pro Championships

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    Yamaha-GP1800

    Yamaha - GP1800

    Yamaha
    Riva Racing
    Pro Watercross
    JetPilot
    Fly Racing

Didier Chabert


  • Didier Chabert
    Didier Chabert
    Didier Chabert

    Didier Chabert Pro-Rider

    • Race Number
      22
    • Location
      East Irvine, CA
    • Age
      41
    • Region
    • Craft
      Yamaha FZR
    • Racing class
      AquaX Pro 1
    • Recent Titles
      Champion of France Close Course, Vice Champion of Europe Close Course
    • Started
      2004
    • Training
      Running, Gym, Motorcross
    • Sponsors
      RIVA Racing, Yamaha, Dirty Crew, Ipone, MXCom
    • Most Proud of
      The European Championship final

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    Yamaha FZR

    Yamaha FZR

    Yamaha
    Riva Racing
    ipone

Blaine Spooner


  • Blaine Spooner
    Blaine Spooner
    Blaine Spooner

    Blaine Spooner Pro-Rider

    • Race Number
      220
    • Location
      Plantation, Florida
    • Age
      30
    • Region
      7
    • Craft
      RXP-X 260
    • Racing class
    • Recent Titles
      3rd place 2015 P1 AQUAX 300 class
    • Started
      Started racing a 1996 seadoo xp then to a stand up hydro space and superjet then witch lead to the runabout rxpx
    • Training
      Ocean and local lakes
    • Sponsors
      RIVA Racing
    • Most Proud of
      Getting a factory sponsor of Seadoo for 2017 and others like RIVA

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    Sea-Doo RXP-X 260

    Sea-Doo RXP-X 260

    Riva Racing

Jason Lester


  • Jason Lester
    Jason Lester
    Jason Lester

    Jason Lester Pro-Rider

    • Race Number
      35
    • Location
      Brighton, Michigan
    • Age
      39
    • Region
      6
    • Craft
      Yamaha GP1800, FX SVHO, EX, and Seadoo HX
    • Racing class
      Aquax: Amateur 300 and Sport EX, Prowatercross: Pro-Am Runabout Stock, Veteran’s Runabout, and IROC stock. IJSBA Nationals and World Finals will be Novice Runabout Stock, LTD, Veterans, Spec Lites, and Sport Spec
    • Recent Titles
      Aquax 250 International Champion, Aquax 250 Chicago Winner, 2016 IJBSA Novice Runabout Stock National Champion, 2016 IJSBA Sport Spec National Champion, 2016 Prowatercross Novice Runabout National Champion, 2016 Canadian National Champion Sport Spec
    • Started
      1994 on a 550 in region one and ended on a Pro-Am Sport SS HX in 2002 before leaving the sport for medical school. Returned last year (2016)
    • Training
      Weight training 4 days a week, running 4 miles 3 days a week and riding as much as I can dealing with work and the Michigan weather! My wife is a Beachbody coach and pushed me more and more.
    • Sponsors
      RIVA Racing, JBLMED1Racing, Jet Pilot, Jettrim, IPD, Wonderland Marine, HDD, Shoei, Ogio, Spy, EVS
    • Most Proud of
      Winning what my wife calls the “triple crown” weekend in Chicago in 2016, winning the Aquax 250 class and 2 national championships in Novice Runabout stock and Sport Spec

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    Yamaha FX SVHO

    Yamaha FX SVHO

    Yamaha EX

    Yamaha EX

    Riva Racing

Tim Ducat


  • Tim Ducat
    Tim Ducat
    Tim Ducat

    Tim Ducat Pro-Rider

    • Race Number
      149
    • Location
      Orlando, Florida
    • Age
      34
    • Region
    • Craft
      RXP-X 300
    • Racing class
      Pro Enduro,Pro Runabout Stock and GP
    • Recent Titles
      2015 Pro Watercross runabout 800 open world champion. 2016 #2 national tour in Pro box stock and GP.
    • Started
      1996
    • Training
      Olympic Lifting and Crossfit 5 days a week
    • Sponsors
      RIVA Racing, Abaco Sunglasses, Aqua Cart, Jettrim
    • Most Proud of
      2016 season and first year on a four stroke with a small budget to finish top 3 in both of my classes, was a great outcome.

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    Sea-Doo RXP-X300

    Sea-Doo RXP-X 300

    Riva Racing

Chris Saxon


  • Chris Saxon
    Chris Saxon
    Chris Saxon

    Chris Saxon Pro-Rider

    • Race Number
      71
    • Location
      Orange Beach, AL
    • Age
      46
    • Region
      7
    • Craft
      Yamaha GP1800
    • Racing class
      AquaX Enduro Pro
    • Recent Titles
      1st in P1 Aqua 300 AM
    • Started
      1998
    • Training
      Crossfit
    • Sponsors
      RIVA Racing, Jetpilotstaffus, IPD Graphics, Advanced Carpet Cleaning and Restoration
    • Most Proud of
      Having such great teammates to do this with!

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    Yamaha-FZR

    Riva Racing
    JetPilot

Abdullah Al-Fadhel


  • Abdullah Al-Fadhel
    Abdullah Al-Fadhel
    Abdullah Al-Fadhel

    Abdullah Al-Fadhel Pro-Rider

    • Race Number
      30
    • Location
      Kuwait
    • Age
    • Region
    • Craft
      Yamaha FX SHO
    • Racing class
      Pro Runabout Stock
    • Recent Titles
      2013 Pro Runabout Limited and Pro Open Runabout Open National Champion
    • Started
      2007
    • Training
    • Sponsors
      RIVA Racing, Dean's Team, Yamaha,Skat-Trak
    • Most Proud of

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    Yamaha-FZR

    Yamaha - FZR

    Yamaha
    Riva Racing
    Dean's Team
    Skat-Trak

Jason Russo


  • Jason Russo
    Jason Russo
    Jason Russo

    Jason Russo Pro-Rider

    • Race Number
      77
    • Location
      Bradenton, FL
    • Age
      39
    • Region
    • Craft
      Yamaha FX Cruiser
    • Racing class
      Pro Enduro
    • Recent Titles
    • Started
    • Training
    • Sponsors
      RIVA Racing, Jetpilot, FLY Racing, Jettrim and Geico
    • Most Proud of

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    FX Cruiser

    Yamaha FX Cruiser

    Yamaha
    Riva Racing
    Yamaha
    Riva Racing
    JetPilot
    Fly Racing

Yahya Rammah


  • Yahya Rammah
    Yahya Rammah
    Yahya Rammah

    Yahya Rammah Pro-Rider

    • Race Number
      179
    • Location
      Tetouan, Morocco
    • Age
      21
    • Region
      South East
    • Craft
      Yamaha FZR SVHO
    • Racing class
      stock, limited
    • Recent Titles
      2016 vice World Champion IJSBA
    • Started
      Started in motocross in 2008 before embarking in 2014 as a watercraft racer.
    • Training
      gym, motocross, watercraft, cars
    • Sponsors
      MJC Performance, Riva Racing, Jet Pilot, Promarina, Gothic Rotulaciones
    • Most Proud of

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    Yamaha FZR SVHO

    Riva Racing
    JetPilot
    MJC Performance
    Promarina
    Gothic Rotulaciones

Paul Green


  • Paul Green
    Paul Green
    Paul Green

    Paul Green Pro-Rider

    • Race Number
      416
    • Location
      Toronto, Ontario
    • Age
      48
    • Region
      P1 AquaX Florida
    • Craft
      Yamaha FX SVHO & Yamaha EX
    • Racing class
      Pro 300 & Rec Lites
    • Recent Titles
      2015 IJSBA Rec Lites National Championship and 2015 ProWatercross Rec Lites World Championship
    • Started
      His first introduction into watersports was waterskiing at his cottage as a child. That would lead to working as a lifeguard and later teaching competitive swimming to youths. His first PWC was a Wet Jet 432 that handled like a tank!
    • Training
      Running, Biking, and Motocross
    • Sponsors
      RIVA Racing, Yamaha, Solas, JetPilot, VP Racing Fuels
    • Most Proud of
      Winning the Canadian National Championship in 2014 on the Sea-Doo Spark, the first year the unit was produced. It was also the first time he ever raced a runabout.

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    Yamaha FX SVHO

    Yamaha FX SVHO

    Yamaha EX

    Yamaha EX

    Yamaha
    Riva Racing
    Solas
    JetPilot
    Tw-N-One Trailers
    VP Racing


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