Mike was a former professional motocross racer of 24 years. In 1995 Mike Earned 13th overall in the 500 World Motocross Grand Prix Series. In 1996 for Husaberg America Mike became the first ever AMA East Coast Four Stroke National Champion and East/West Coast Shootout champion. In 1998 While Racing For Husaberg America Mike was paralyzed in a Professional Racing Accident while campaigning the AMA West Coast Four Stroke National Series. In 1998 Mike founded Big Gun Exhaust systems and has worked in the industry that supported him since. Mike has a passion to help his racing families that have unfortunately succumb to life changing accidents.