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James Large James Large

Champion hill climber.

James Large was born in 1968 and resides in the Columbus suburb of Orient, Ohio. Raised in a motorcycling family, he began riding at 4 and competing in motorcross at 8. At that age he began sweeping up at Tom Reiser's motorcycle shop where he was exposed to professional hill climbing. He began his hill climbing career in 1996 and won three consecutive national titles from 1997 through 1999.