Worldwide popular as ‘The Godfather of Motocross’, Mike Metzger is an incredibly talented personality and an American freestyle motocross rider. He has been into bikes for 20 years now.
Mike is praised as an icon in the action/sports world. He even invented the famous ‘Heel Clicker’ in motocross. Metzger holds a world record in backflipping as well.
Mike Metzger: Age
The Godfather of Freestyle Motocross, Mike was born November 19 in the year 1975. In the present day, he is 48 years old .
According to his birth sign, he is a Scorpio by zodiac sign. He celebrates his birthday on the 19th of November every year with his close ones.
Mike Metzger: Early Life and Family Details
Mike Metzger was born to an American family in 1975 in Huntington Beach, California, United States.
His parents, Ted Fritz Metzger and Sharon Metzger raised Mike in California. Mike has no other siblings. He is a single child.
As a teenager, he was very enthusiastic and fun-loving and was into bikes and rides from an early age.
Mike Metzger: Educational Background
Details about the educational background of Mike Metzger are not available on the web at the moment.
Mike Metzger: Relationship Status
Mike Metzger is happily married to Mandi Metzger. However, details such as their wedding venue, wedding date, and so on are not available on the internet as the couple likes to keep their personal life a secret from the media and public.
The beautiful couple is blessed with a daughter together and she is named Myrie Fritz. Currently, they are living a lavish life in Big Bear, California, United States.
Mike Metzger: Career
Born and raised in Huntington Beach, California, Mike has been into racing and riding bikes since his childhood days.
He was one of the first riders who started the basic tricks in Motocross.
At the X Games, which was held in 2002, Mike became the only participant to complete back-to-back backflips. He gained massive love and popularity for his stunts and skills.
In the same year, he got featured in Freekstyle which is a motocross racing video game that was sponsored by Playstation 2. People especially men of every age from youngsters to elder people, everyone liked Mike and his stunts.
Adding more to his popularity and amazing skills, Mike even invented the ‘Heel Clicker’ move in motocross. 2002 was quite a fortunate year for the star as he won the Freestyle and Big Air events.
In the year 2006, Mike attempted ‘The Impossible Jump’ and was successful to secure a world record by backflipping over the fountains located in front of the Caesars Palace, Las Vegas.
Moreover, while he recently appeared in a sport of Caesars show named ‘Stunt Junkies’, he got injured while jumping between two barges. It is rumored that he suffered a fracture in his lower back.
Besides bikes and stunts, Mike has also been featured in several movies.
Altogether, he has appeared in seven movies so far and they are; ‘Unchained: The Untold Story of Freestyle Motocross’, ‘Ryan Capes: My Way to the Record’, ‘Frenzo Smooth Self’, and many more. All these films are based on his own life incidents, struggles, and success.
Mike Metzger: Achievements and Main Events throughout his Career
- IFMA Champion (1998)
- IFMA Champion (1999)
- Vans Triple Crown Champion
- Gravity Games Silver Medalist (2000)
- Munich, Germany NEA Award Best MotoX Overall (2001)
- Gravity Games Silver Medalist (2002)
- Games Freestyle Competition Gold Medalist
- Games Big Air Gold Medalist
- Games Step Up Silver Medalist
- Games 2002 Athlete of the Year
- Winter X Games FMX Big Air Gold Medalist (2003)
- Jumped the Golden Gate Bridge at Disney’s California Adventure
- Winter X Games Silver Medalist (2004)
- Brought Super Moto into The X Games
- Set World Record by backflipping 125 feet over the Caesars Palace fountains (2006)
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Mike Metzger: Net Worth
The super talented star has a popping net worth of approximately 5 million US Dollars. The primary sources of his income are his career as a successful motocross racer, actor and he is also involved in various brand deals and endorsements.