2018 Judging Panel
Jacob Black Sr. Editor at AutoTRADER and Managing Editor at Canada Moto Guide
Jacob is a writer, journalist, Sr. Editor at AutoTRADER and Managing Editor at Canada Moto Guide. In between travelling around the world testing and writing about motorcycles and cars, Jacob also participates in the Canadian SuperBike Champioship in the Amateur Lightweight Sport Bike class.
Lawrence Hacking Motorcycle Adventurer, Racer, Author and Journalist
Paris-Dakar Rally, Baja 1000, Mexican 1000, Rally Mongolia, Targa Newfoundland and dozens of other races in Japan, Sweden and Australia, to name but a few, Lawrence has spent his life time racing and chasing adventure. Lawrence is also a journalist, author and instructor that gladly shares his passion for all things motorcycles.
Vicki Gray Founder, Motoress & International Female Ride Day
Founder of Motoress, the world's #1 women's motorcycle magazine, and founder of the global International Female Ride Day, Vicki pushes the boundaries and challenges preconceived notions about what women should, and could do.
Dan Lim Professional Photographer
Chances are you've seen Dan's work in magazines, billboards or online. Beyond his fashion and lifestyle work, Dan is also known via his alter ego, TheMotoFoto, where his passion for motorcycles, motorcycle culture and the community around it comes through via his stunning images.
Toni Sharpless Motorcycle Racing Champion, Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame Inductee
From being the first woman to win a Canadian Motorcycle Association championship, one of the first women to qualify for and finish Daytona 200, racing in the Suzuka 8-hour world endurance series, Bol D'or and Lemans 24 hour, to being inducted into the Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame, Toni is Canadian Motorcycle racing royalty.