When Nathan Watson left the Grand Prix paddock at the end of 2015 to pursue a career in the enduro world, the chances of him ever representing Team Great Britain at the Motocross of Nations seemed slim. Watson finally got that opportunity at the Assen TT Circuit over the weekend though and made the most of it, as he helped his nation climb onto the overall podium for the third year in succession. All of that is discussed at length in this exclusive MX Vice interview.
MX Vice: It's nuts that you are here. When you went to enduro at the end of 2015, I'm guessing you kind of felt like the dream of racing this event had died a little bit. Not only are you here, but you are on the podium. I guess that's more than you could even ask for.
Nathan Watson: Yeah. It's unbelievable. It was something that was always in the back of my mind that I never got the opportunity to do this race. After these last few years – especially now that I have started doing these extreme races and stuff that are the polar opposite to motocross – I never expected to be here. When I got the call, I worked hard.
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