Rider who won the 2011 Motocross World Championship in both Supercross and Motocross. In 2012, he also won the Motocross des Nations.
Roczen is a German motocross and supercross rider with Polish ancestry. He competed in the Motocross World Championships from 2009 to 2011, and in the AMA Motocross Championships from 2012 through 2020.
Ken started racing professionally in 2007 with an 85cc motorcycle and went on to win the Junior World Championship. He went on to win the German ADAC MX Masters Championship in 2009 and 2010, as well as the Motocross World Championship MX2 in 2011.
Red Bull KTM Racing
Ken stepped up to the 450cc class in 2014 and joined Red Bull KTM Racing, where he stunned the audience by winning his first Supercross race in Anaheim I. He finished third overall for the season and promised to give it his all in the future. After defeating Ryan Dungey in the 2014 AMA Motocross Championship, he cemented his No. 1 status.
Monster Energy Cup
Ken inked a contract with RCH Suzuki in 2015 and won the 450 Class Monster Energy Cup, but lost the Motocross Championship to Ryan. He went on to win 20 races in the 2016 Motocross Championship.
HRC Honda squad
Ken joined the HRC Honda squad in 2017, however, injuries plagued him throughout the season, forcing him to retire after only two races. After colliding in his third race of the season, he suffered a complex fracture. Ken was injured again later in 2018, this time with ruptured ligaments and displaced metacarpals, but he recovered in time for the 2018 Motocross Championship.
Start Riding at the age of 15
Ken began riding an 85cc motorcycle in 1999 and raced in the MX2 World Championship when he was 15 years old.
He made his mark on the European motocross scene in 2009, winning back-to-back Masters titles in Germany.
FIM World Motocross Championship
At the age of 17, Roczen won the FIM World Motocross Championship in 2011. He also won the Motocross des Nations in the same year.
Ken joined Team Honda HRC in 2017 and conquered the AMA Supercross series’ first two rounds. His season was cut short after a crash at the Anaheim 2 race. His left arm bore the brunt of the impact during this collision. Roczen was back on the starting line for the 2018 season-opening after a horrific crash nearly destroyed his career