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Ricky Carmichael Bio

Thursday, July 3, 2008
Are you not entertained! You cant keep a good man down  and Rickey shows that if you take away 25 points  hell take em right back with a win.
Carmichael has earned the respect of fans and competitors across the world. He is the sport's greatest champion.
What can be said about Ricky Carmichael that hasn’t already been boasted a thousand times. The Greatest of All Time has come a long way from the pudgy red-haired kid ripping around Florida on his Team Green ride. Following a year of part-time racing in 2007, where he won every outdoor overall he entered, RC finally called it quits on professional motorcycle racing and moved onto the stock car scene. In the time between his 1996 pro debut and his final victory at the 2007 Motocross of Nations at Budds Creek, Maryland, the GOAT racked up 150 combined Motocross and Supercross wins and 16 AMA championships.

As impressive as his record book achievements are, equally amazing was his ability to stay healthy. Carmichael missed the 2004 Supercross season to rehabilitate a knee, but otherwise contested every season to its end for 11 years. He had six double-championship years and posted two perfect outdoor seasons winning all 24 motos.

RC was faced with the daunting task of knocking the King of Supercross, Jeremy McGrath, off the top rung, which he accomplished in 2001. Carmichael, however, was never toppled from his throne, taking on all challengers and emerging victorious. After announcing his retirement plans, RC stuck to his guns despite having a probable chance at winning yet another pair of titles in 2007.

Ricky Carmichael Specs:
Birth Date: November 27, 1979
Ricky Carmichael
Known for his on-the-edge riding style, RC was always a thrill to watch. He still competes occasionally in special events like the X-Games.
Birthplace: Clearwater, FL
Residence: Havana, FL
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 150 lbs
Turned Pro: 1996
National Number: 4

Career Results:
2007: 8th (SX), 6th (MX)
2006: 1st (SX), 1st (MX)
2005: 1st (SX), 1st (250 MX)
2004: 1st (250 MX)
2003: 1st (SX), 1st (250 MX)
2002: 1st (250 MX), 1st (SX)
2001: 1st (SX), 1st (250 MX), 26th (125 MX)
2000: 5th (SX), 1st (250 MX)
1999: 16th (SX), 1st (125 MX)
1998: 1st (ESX), 1st (125 MX)
1997: 3rd (ESX), 1st (125 MX)
1996: 32nd (125 MX)
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Comments
2001yz125   March 21, 2014 07:17 AM
im 16 is it too late to race i have been riding since i was 5
allain castilloux -hey  December 14, 2010 11:06 AM
hey your the best hope you have fun
Landon Drinkward -Ricky  November 29, 2010 08:09 PM
sup im 13 and i dont know if i should ride a dirt bike or quad. i like both but i kinda just wanna ride one witch one should i do
roman yslava -ur my idol  November 9, 2010 12:44 PM
man im fourteen years old and i have always been a fan of u. ur the bestof the best and some day i want to be just like you. i startd riding when i was five and my first race waas when i was six and i gotsecond place. after that i was never beaten. every other rider was so scared of me but i knew i was the best out there. when i gotto my 85 i startd finding some competition in the state races. in the end i ended up winning the grand cannon state championship. i got third in the actual state championship. man if u could please try to give me some tips. you can email me at (romanyslava@gmail.com) it will really mean alot to me
Anthony Pewtner -Mr  October 29, 2010 12:08 AM
Hello Ricky

I love motocross and from what I have seen you are the greatest and wished you never stopped.I live in South Africa so we dont get much coverage of the U.S.A. races.My friends and I all have dirt bikes and we do alot of bush riding so if you ever decide to come to S.A. Cape Town give us a shout.Ur biggest fan Tony.
Bailey Baker -Ricky is amazing  August 20, 2010 06:30 PM
Hey Ricky my name is Bailey Baker. Im 12 years old. I have gone to Redbud about 10 times and i have met you before and i have got your autograph. One of the coolest memories i have had was when you were racing you went by and i gave you thumbs up and you gave me thumbs up back. I would love to see someone beat the amazing records you have set. i think it wont happen. Your my hero Ricky. Goodluck with nascar
Damian Hunter -G.O.A.T  June 24, 2010 04:35 PM
hey im damian hunter from scotland and you are my idle i look up to you and have since i was 6. I ride a 125 kx and everytime i ride it i think about you. you should come back dungey is a load of bull**** and you are well better. im 13 years old . :)
Riley Blye -your the best  June 9, 2010 10:55 AM
Ricky you are my idle i have been racing sence i was 5 and now i am 14. every time i ride i think of the vids of you and i have tried to ride like you. i ride a 250 honda 2009 and my number is 4
saige fogarty -motorcross  May 24, 2010 02:35 PM
hay i am 12 and i wanna go pro i ride at least 2 a week
Zachary king -i need help  May 6, 2010 01:25 PM
hey my name is Zachary king from lucedal,mississippi and im 13 and i raced dirt bikes I had a 125 honda 2 stroke that my dad bought me befor he passed away 7 months ago...I recked mine about a month ago...My mom can not afford to buy me a new one...and i was wondering if you could help me get a new one I have 900 dollars saved up and i found one for 3000 i hope that you can help me get it please and thank you Zachary king..........
madison harrell -bike wanter  May 3, 2010 02:21 PM
hey ricky your my insporation in riding. I just recently bought a pw 50 and i'm all ready getting air on it
cain -plz come back to racing bikes  April 30, 2010 06:52 AM
yea
cain -you r awesome  April 30, 2010 06:51 AM
im 11 and i think you r the best cause you love geargia and i saw at the dome you are awesome
Zack **** -GOAT  April 28, 2010 05:43 AM
Ricky u need to come back and show up all the other riders. And Ryan Dungey killed it this year.
scrappy -The G.O.A.T.  April 19, 2010 11:00 PM
man you are the best their is and the best their ever will be. every time i watched you race your battles against James was like poetry. you are so composed and never break down under pressure. thats the reason why you are the greatest of all time. you were my favorite rider to watch and my favorite i will have ever watched. the sport of dirt bike racing will never forget your name and what you have accomplished.
jacob frollo -first race  April 5, 2010 10:38 AM
i just started racing yesterday i have a crf 150 and i tock the hole shote and one novist with a 10 second lead at cape way.
Caleb -dont hurt yourself  March 31, 2010 06:16 AM
dont hurt yourself out there in NASCAR!!!!
Caleb -RC is the best!!!  March 31, 2010 06:13 AM
Hey ricky your the best i saw every one of your moto and supercross races/championships i still think you had some pretty bad bails good luck in NASCAR
jack -mx  March 26, 2010 07:21 AM
ricky you are my hero

Erin -ricky carmichael  March 16, 2010 09:04 PM
omg.me my friends and my brothers all want to say a big HELLO! to you cuz we absoltly love you. me n my brothers ride all the time i ride on their bikes cuz my mum n dad dont hav enough money to buy me one of my own i would just like to say you are a great inspiration to me.
ashley mazai -motorcross  March 10, 2010 02:03 AM
ricky why did you stop motorcross
jimmy davis -motocross  March 8, 2010 11:01 AM
I am 13 years old and i love motocross and some day wish to go pro.
local photographer -FL resident  March 7, 2010 06:09 PM
Ricky,
Yea for you!!! You are quite a success. LOL, I have a photo of you sleeping in your dad's arms/lap at the Dade City Raceway Awards Banquet when you were three or four years old....all your 4 wheeler trophies and a lot of tires around you!!!
Stevie Khane -Ricky..Greatest of all GREATS  February 22, 2010 11:12 PM
Ricky..you are the Greatest of all Greats..I love you Ricky Carmichael! xoxo..one of you most GREATEST FANS..! xoxo..stevie khane
rocketrob -from Vancouver, BC, Canada  January 25, 2010 01:40 AM
we all miss U g.o.a.t....congrats 2 U & your family. Cheers 2 the best 4 ever. superX is not the same without U.
I hope your twins do MX & B goats. Cheers
dan the man -supercross sucks with out you  January 20, 2010 05:05 PM
if it wasnt for k-dub i would probably quit watching supercross.
NathanAubert -RC  January 7, 2010 04:02 PM
#1 In the worldd
rocky -you ruly  December 8, 2009 08:21 AM
me and my gabe love you so much
rocky cardial -hey  December 8, 2009 08:18 AM
you ruly
gabe -hi  December 8, 2009 08:15 AM
i have something sind my you in 2006 and i named my dog after you so cool
Norm -bio  November 28, 2009 10:20 AM
hey Ricky whats happening? It seems like Im not the only person who is doing a bio on you, there is no denying your great accomplishments. You were one of the guys I looked up to growing up. Good luck with the world truck series, and your new family. And are people serious? Do they think you can just give a bike to everyone who asks? wow. take care man.
jalalalala -ricky  November 5, 2009 12:00 PM
ricky you are the best
DAMIAN -BIO  October 23, 2009 05:34 AM
HEY I AM DOING A BIO ON YOU
dane -you're awesome  October 19, 2009 10:36 AM
you are one of the many people that got me started racing, I raced harescrambles for 7 years I'm now 15 and thelowest that I have ever placed is 5th through, that is the year I broke my collar bone.
Felix the Lion(Alex) -to the king of motocross  September 15, 2009 10:14 AM
hey whats up? i was wondering if you could send me a bio of you cuz all these suck and i need a new idea. i am writing a report on you in computer class and i was wanting to make it really good so send me a great bio of you. i also was wondering if you could send me a poster and autograph in the mail. my email is alexnader.v7@gmail.com if you have any questions or my address
Matthew from Poland -havent money  July 17, 2009 08:16 AM
Hey Ricky . I live in poland in small city about 20 000 people. Im 16 yrs old and my parents dont have money for a dirt bike ...... Plz can you help me :] my mail fmxchaos@gmail.com
Zack L@#uc -Hey  June 7, 2009 05:56 PM
you ricky your the greatest man i would love to race but i dont have any money for a new bike and mine is from 1990 so i cant race that so if you can tell me what i should do :-(
Brady B. -Rickey Carmcichal  May 21, 2009 11:21 AM
When did you start out on your fist bike????
Josh Rudd -the best  May 19, 2009 02:06 PM
Hey. Dude your the best. Im doing a bio on you and sounds like you suck.... haha just kidding your the best ive ever heard of.
Dylan Murrin -Whats up!  May 13, 2009 06:35 PM
hey man. ur a big inspiration on my part. im only 12 and have been driving dirbikes for 5 years. hope u can say something back man. and good luck with nascar! member rubbin is race'in
brady -!!!  May 9, 2009 10:52 PM
hiiii
chris -:(  May 9, 2009 10:50 PM
hey rickcy i am srry if this annoys u but i have a yamaha ttr125 and it SUCKS!!!!!! but i really want a kawasikai kx100 2009 verson but my parents have no money and i really want it so if u wanna talk, dis myz e-mail boyvido@hotmail.com
kenworth silverthorn -sorry if this gets in your way  April 16, 2009 08:53 PM
hay ricky I know your proble realy sick of all these fan letters and all and like im not here to tell you how grate you are but your realy the best out there but like my one dream sence I was 7 years old was to make it to motocross and im fifteen know but my feelings havent changed the slightest for it im always pushing myself more and more every time but my bike is way to old and heavy its an (1986) xr600r and this is not a bike to to use for practiceing its just to heavy and well to mutch tork and no speed so realy im asking for a new bike from you and I know thats alot to ask for but I have realy high metical bills becouse how hard I push myself so I cant go and buy one myself well if you get this and want to talk a little bit my E-Mail is kenworthsilverthorn@yahoo.com thanks and im realy sorry if this is in your way
D Com -Ricky  April 16, 2009 09:33 AM
Hey Ricky Yo the shiz!
daniel -your the best  April 13, 2009 10:26 PM
ricky you r the greatest rider that as ever lifed we need you bk in ama supercross you bring style exciting action and i want 2 see the rematch between you and james stuwart
Jesus Carranza -G.O.A.T  March 18, 2009 07:33 AM
Ricky, I want you to you to know, that you are the best, I`m a big fan of you, and I would like to meet you, you are my idol and my inspiron, God bless you and your family. And I hope you come to Costa Rica some day, because you have many frieds and fans here. I wish you the best, good luch in Nascar.
GARRY SPRUNG -Ricky Carmichael BIO  March 8, 2009 03:34 PM
omg this is perfect stuff for my bio on u and its great to see u getting into nascar!!
JIM BETHAM -MOTOCROSS  March 3, 2009 10:19 AM
I AM 39 YEARS OLD AND REALLY JUST GETTING INTO MOTOCROSS BUT IT IS TO LATE FOR ME I WISH MY DAD BACK IN THE DAY WOULD WOULD HAVE LET ME RIDE MORE NOW ALL I DO IS HURT MY SELF YOU ARE TO YOUNG AND GOOD TO RETIRE NOW GOOD LUCK IN NASCAR
brody buckner -ricky carmichael  February 22, 2009 03:35 PM
ricky carmichael is the best motocross racer in history
darrin thaden -bio  February 17, 2009 08:55 AM
hi ricky you are my hero and im doing a biography on you and it would be cool if i could meet you