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Mike Metzger Biography

He's made motocross history with magnificent and magical maneuvers on his motorcycle. Here's a closer look at the M's of Mike Metzger - the most maniacal man on a motorbike.

Mike's M.O.
Mike Metzger is a pioneer and innovator in the sport of motocross. He's the creator of dozens of today's wildest, freestyle motocross tricks. He's always trying out bigger and better stunts that defy gravity, and imagination, and he's a regular on the podium at the X Games and Gravity Games. Mike Metzger's innovations in the sport have earned him the nickname, The Godfather. On July 2, 2002, Mike became the first rider to land a ramp-to-dirt backflip on a full-sized bike.

Mike's Major Likes
Besides motocross, Mike loves other action sports like skateboarding and BMX. His heroes are Tony Hawk, Mat Hoffman and Shawn Palmer.

Mike's Motto
"Do what your heart tells you."

Mike's Medical Visits
It's no surprise that Mike Metzger's made several trips to the hospital for some serious injuries. Over his career as a motocross rider, Mike has broken his back three times, both his femurs and his arms and legs several times.

Mike's Mate
Mike has a wife named Mandi and they have one child together. According to Mike, his wife "is good, she puts up with my crap, she enjoys motocross, that's a bonus right there. Plus, she's beautiful."

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