Ryan Villopoto

BMX rider



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Ryan Villopoto (born August 13, 1988 in Poulsbo, Washington) is a motocross and supercross racer. Villopoto competed in the AMA Supercross series and the AMA Lucas Oil Motocross series. The four-time supercross and three-time motocross champion resides in Poulsbo, Washington and raced for Monster Energy Kawasaki in the supercross and outdoor motocross series. His retirement from supercross was announced on January 3, 2015 on the opening day of the 2015 Monster Energy Supercross season. He retired from professional racing after finding out injuries sustained from a crash at the MXGP of Trentino were worse than they initially realized. While leading the Main of Round 14 at St Louis, Villopoto came up short on a triple jump and leaped from his bike landing hard. His bike dived into the face of the third jump and flipped over several times. Medical workers arrived on the scene and cut Villopoto's racing boot off his foot. Villopoto had to be carried off the track. Further examination revealed a broken right tibia and fibula and surgery was performed to stabilize it. Due to the extent of his injury, he was unable to complete the season. He retired from the 2010 series after his Round 14 injury with 266 championship points, leaving him in 4th place by the season's end.<Br>Source:<A Href="Https://En.Wikipedia.Org/Wiki/Main_Page" Target="_blank" Rel="Me Nofollow">Https://En.Wikipedia.Org/Wiki/Main_Page</A>