Hometown Abrams, WI Years Competing 24
Nicknames Johnny G
Team Johnny Greaves Motorsports
Discipline Off-Road Short-Course Pro 4x4
Honors 9 Pro Championships (5 Pro-4 and 4 Pro-Lite), 8 Sportsman Buggy Championships, 2 Borg-Warner Championships, 2 Governor's Cup Championships, World Record Jump (301 ft)
How does FOX contribute to your success?
Great testing, on-site support, and technical support gives us the edge on our competition.
Tell us about your bike/vehicle setup.
Greaves built Toyota Pro-4x4 riding on FOX 3.0 Piggyback Bypass shocks with 1 FOX coil-over shock on each wheel.
What else is in your garage?
Kawasaki dirt bikes, Kawasaki Jet Skies, 4-seat pre-runner, Class 1 Desert Buggy (on FOX shocks).
What's your training regimen?
Daily weight lifting and exercise, bike riding.
Any major injuries, and how did you recover?
No major injuries from Off-Road racing.
What's your typical pre-race/event meal? Guilty pleasure?
Good breakfast, a few Monster Energy drinks during the day, and a healthy lunch.
How do you determine which races or events to enter each year?
Determined by the Traxxas TORC Series.
What motivated you to get started professionally?
I went to my first Off-Road race and competed on my dirt bike, then I watched the buggies and trucks race and got the opportunity to drive one... I was hooked.
What separates you from other professional athletes?
The fact that I'm not only a driver, but I also build and work on the trucks along side the crew.
What would you be doing if you weren't a professional athlete?
Wishing I was one!
What's the best thing about being a professional athlete?
I don't have to punch a clock every day. And, I get to travel.
What other sports are you interested in?
Motocross and water sports.
Any advice to the readers dreaming to turn pro?
Pack a lunch.
What are your favorite magazines and websites?
Basically any racing magazine or website.
Favorite movie quote?
"I'm a lean, mean racin' machine!" - Ricky Bobby
Who is your hero?
Are you a Mac or PC? PC
Top 3 bands Daultry, and any rock 'n roll band.
Greatest strength A will to win
Most frustrating challenge Keeping the truck from breaking during a race.
09.14.11 Johnny Greaves Crandon Race Report
07.27.11 Charlotte Beats Up the G-Team