Hucker

Mike "Hucker" Clark

It's all about catching air and going fast

Mike Hucker Clark balances on the front wheel of his BMX against a stunning backdrop of New Zealand hills
© Miles Holden / Red Bull Content Pool

Hi, my name is Mike "Hucker" Clark. My discipline is BMX Dirt. My friends call me Hucker. I was born on 28 September 1987 in California, USA. My special talent is my surf style and hang 5s. My philosophy of life is life's a garden, just dig it. My favourite music is classic rock.

Bio

Mike "Hucker" Clark is one of those riders with a glaringly obvious natural talent. A pro BMX dirt rider, Hucker is also partial to a bit of surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding and even motocross when the mood takes him. Hailing from Fountain Valley - an area in close proximity to the Sheep Hills and trails of Orange County - Hucker is a SoCal soul through and through, with his flowing surfstyle clearly identifiable in his riding technique. 

Hucker has been riding since the late 90s, when he got his first GT. His natural flair on a bike meant that he picked up a number of sponsors in his teens, and in 2010 really came to the fore when he picked up 3rd spot at Red Bull Stomping Ground in Chicago. Another 3rd place at Red Bull Dream Line in 2011 and a very respectable 6th place on the Dew Tour soon followed, with Hucker's reputation as a "must-see" rider steadily growing.

In 2012, Hucker joined the Red Bull team, jumping straight in with a place on the Red Bull Ride tour. He has since earned a 4th place at the popular Red Bull Empire of Dirt in London, a 2nd place podium finish at the Vans Kill the Line competition in France, as well as a NORA Cup award for Best Dirt Jumper. Mike continues to pick up a multitude of Best Rider and Best Trick awards, so it's got to be just a matter of time before Mike lands a podium top spot ...

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Career Highlights

  1. 2013
    1. 1st Place: Vans Kill the Line

      Peynier, France

  2. 2013
    1. Red Bull Dirt Conquers – Best Trick

      Guadalajara, Mexico

    2. Red Bull Roast It - Best Rider

      Queenstown, New Zealand

    3. 6th Place: X Games - BMX Vert

      Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

  3. 2012
    1. NORA Cup Award - Best Dirt Jumper

    2. 2nd Place: Vans Kill the Line

      Peynier, France

    3. 4th Place: Red Bull Empire of Dirt

      London, UK

  4. 2011
    1. 2nd Place: Lords of Dirt

      Fréjus, France