Earned two AMA Supercross 250SX wins (Phoenix, San Diego) en route to a 2nd-place finish in the SX 250SX West Coast championship standings. With three rounds to go in the series, Wilson injured his shoulder. The injury eventually sidelined Wilson, forcing him to miss the chance to defend his AMA Motocross 250cc championship.
Captured his first AMA Supercross Lites win in Atlanta which he followed up with back-to-back wins to finish the Lites East series in second. Wilson won a total of 11 AMA 250cc Motocross motos, but did not win an overall until the second half of the season. He swept the last two rounds of the series to capture the AMA Motocross 250cc Championship, his first professional championship.
In his rookie season, Wilson earned two podium finishes and despite missing two races, he finished sixth overall in the AMA Supercross Lites East Region. Went on to earn his first professional win at Budds Creek and finished out the season with a win at Pala Raceway. Named AMA Motocross Rookie of the Year.
As a member of Kawasaki’s Team Green™ amateur program Wilson claimed 13 amateur championships during the year. He earned the AMA Horizon Award, given to the most outstanding rider at the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships, after winning both the 250A and 450A/Pro Sport classes. He also Represented Team Canada at the Motocross of Nations in Brescia, Italy winning the B-Final race in his professional racing debut.
Won six championships as a member of Kawasaki’s Team Green amateur program, including the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship in the Motocross B Modified class. Previous Wilson began his racing career on a Kawasaki KX65 in Scotland at seven years old. He then moved to Canada where he won four-straight Canadian National Championships from 2003-2006.