Pioneer: Industry category. Since Chris Haines owned his first motorcycle at age 15 all the way through to the current success of his Baja Off Road Tours Company, he has been a true pioneer in off-road motorsports. His efforts as a racer and businessman have truly expanded the reach of off-road motorsports around the world. As off-road motorsports has experienced a surge in popularity during the recent decades, Chris has been right there in the lead. Through his high profile client list and the massive amount of media exposure his business has created, there is little doubt that Chris’ work has helped spur the popularity of the sport. From his philanthropic involvement to his contributions to the training of our armed forces personnel, Chris has often been called upon to serve as a liaison between our sports and the outside. His reputation for excellence and dedication to the sport have been consistently relied upon to provide a legitimate and professional exposure to the off-road motorsports world.