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DREAM JOBS: HOW TO MAKE A LIVING DOING WHAT YOU LOVE (09/05/10)

DAMON CONKRIGHT PRO CIRCUIT ENGINE DEVELOPMENT MECHANIC STARTING POINT : ?I raced locally and was friends with pro Steve Mertens. He asked me to be his mechanic in 2002. I?d never been to a Supercross before that year.? THE JOB : ?Right now, I am splitting my responsibilities between being Josh Hansen’s Supercross mechanic and working on Pro Circuit engine development. When the new bikes are released, I dyno them, dismantle them, spec the parts and give the dimensions to our engineers. After they come b…