American Motorcyclist Association honors U.S. Rep. Paul A. Gosar

AMA Hero recognition goes to a federal legislator
who supports motorcycling

PICKERINGTON, OH – March 24, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  Arizona Congressman Paul A. Gosar has earned the AMA Hero Award, presented by the American Motorcyclist Association for his support of motorcyclists’ rights and issues of importance to motorcycling.

U.S. Rep. Paul A. Gosar (R-Ariz.) receiving the American Motorcyclist Association Hero Award
from AMA Vice President for Government Relations Wayne Allard

The award was presented today at the Washington, D.C., office of Rep. Gosar.

Gosar, a Republican from Prescott, Ariz., was the only member of the 114th Congress to achieve a 100 percent score on motorcycling issues, including co-sponsorships for key bills and a vote.

“Rep. Gosar demonstrated an interest in and support for the issues that most directly affect the motorcycling community, and we take great pleasure in honoring him for his efforts,” said Wayne Allard, AMA vice president for government relations. “The AMA appreciates federal legislators who support America’s motorcyclists and the freedom to ride.”

First elected in 2010, Gosar is serving his fourth term in Congress representing Arizona’s Fourth Congressional District.

About the American Motorcyclist Association

Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders’ interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit

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Source: American Motorcyclist Association