Vicki Golden is an eminent American professional Freestyle Motocross rider and the first female team member of Metal mulisha. She is also the first woman to compete in a freestyle Moto X competition, earning the bronze medal in the best whip category.
Vicki also performs in Travis Pastrana’s Nitro Circus Tour. She currently rides a Suzuki 450/250 motocross bike.
Vicki Golden: Family
Vicki Golden was born on July 28, 1992, in San Diego, California, in the United States. She is a Leo. There is no information regarding her family. Seeing her potential, her parents surprised her with a Honda XR50 and got her private lessons with a trainer.
Golden’s father got into a horrible racing accident involving an ATV, which left him almost entirely paralyzed. Still, he and Golden’s mother encouraged her to keep working on her passion, and she began racing as an amateur on the national level, turning pro by 17.
Vicki Golden: Professional Life and Career
Vicki began racing at the age of seven after seeing her brother and father racing. Golden had to race with the boys because there weren’t enough girls to create a separate race class.
Golden’s career took off at age 16 when raced the Loretta Lynn’s Amateur Motocross National Championships in Tennessee where she won the Women’s Amateur National Champion title. In the same year, she also earned her AMA/WMX Pro License.
Golden wowed audiences in Auckland, New Zealand in March 2019, when she landed her first-ever FMX backflip off the 15-foot Next Level ramp, ranking her as the only woman who has flipped one of the largest FMX ramps in the world.
Vicki’s Evel Live 2
Vicki performed a record-breaking stunt on HISTORY’s Evel Live 2 special on July 7, 2019, after she sped through a series of flaming wooden boards.
She was the first female to break the record which was set back in 2006. The motorcycle that powered Golden through the flames was the Indian FTR1200 S with a 1203cc V-Twin engine, 120 horsepower and 87 ft-lbs of low-end torque.
Vicki Golden: Nomination, Awards
Golden was nominated for the ESPY’s Best Female Action Sports Athlete award in 2014. Golden, at age 16, became the Loretta Lynn’s AMA Women’s Amateur Champion in 2008.
Three years later, she earned her first gold medal at the Women’s Moto X Racing in the Summer X Games and collecting her second and third gold medals in 2012.
Vicki has light brown hair and brown eyes. She wears shoe size is 8 (US) and dress size is 4 (US).
She has around 7.87K followers on Twitter, about 145.5K followers on Instagram. Similarly, she has around 39.5k followers on Facebook.