is Brian Deegan?
Motocross legend, off-road racer, team owner, and businessman
?The General? Brian Deegan is a pioneer in action sports.
At age 17, outfitted with only a credit card, a dirt bike, and
an old truck, Brian left his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska for Southern
California with dreams of becoming the next big name in motocross.
Brian?s skills quickly impressed everyone he encountered, and
he soon rode his way onto a Supercross Team.
In a pivotal moment in 1997 at the Coliseum in LA, Brian made
history and pioneered what is known today as Freestyle Motocross
by ?ghost riding? his bike across the finish line ? astonishing
the crowd, stunning the AMA officials, and setting into motion
a new breed of competition.
Brian is the most decorated Freestyle Motocross rider in the competition?s
history with 13 X-Games medals to his name, including X Games
17 Gold medal in Rally Cross. He also holds the elite distinction
of being the only rider to compete in every X Games competition
since the games? inception. In the last year, Brian has dominated
the off-road trucking world, taking both Lucas Oil Pro 2 Unlimited
and Pro Lite Unlimited Championships, being named Lucas Oil Rookie
of the Year in Pro 2 Unlimited, and taking home the 2011 Lucas
Oil Driver of the Year (which he also won in 2010).
currently competes in Motocross, Freestyle Motocross, Rally Car,
and Short Course Trucks as founder and owner of the Metal Mulisha.
road to the top has not been without challenge. His career is
marked by multiple near-death experiences, several broken bones,
a lost kidney, and a severe spleen injury. In the end, it has
been Brian?s fearlessness and rebel attitude that has established
him as one of the top talents and competitors in the sport.
Brian continues his domination of the Motocross arena, his partnership
with Ford Racing has allowed him to translate his success in Motocross
to four-wheel racing while bringing a new sense of energy, talent
and excitement to the world of action sports.
RC is bringing some of that excitement to the RC world with their
Metal Mulisha Brian Deegan 1:18 Scale Ford Raptor 150 RC Truck.