MXA’S BIRTHDAY BOY: HE WAS THE PROTOTYPE MX KID
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During his nine-year career as an AMA Pro motocross racer, Mike Kiedrowski was a four-time AMA National Motocross Champion. In addition to his titles, Kiedrowski’s career included nine top-five season finishes in motocross and six top-five season finishes in AMA Supercross. He was one of only two riders in AMA Motocross history to win the “hat trick” of 125cc, 250cc and 500cc AMA Motocross National Championships (Jeff Ward was the other rider). Kiedrowski was also a member of four U.S. Motocross des Nations teams. Three of those were victorious. After motocross, Kiedrowski moved to racing off-road events for Suzuki. He was a member of the 2003 U.S. ISDE team that went to Brazil, where he earned a Gold Medal. Mike Kiedrowski was born on January 13, 1969. He was nicknamed the “MX Kied” and was inducted into the AMA Hall of Fame in 2007.