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Ronnie Renner

Ronnie Renner likes his airtime. A veteran of the motocross circuit, he’s also a superstar of the freestyle world with the press coverage to prove it. But it’s the view from above that really gets Ronnie flying high; he continues to reset the bar and our expectations for what is possible once a dirt bike leaves the ground.

He set a world record in 2007 for step up, launching 35 feet 6 inches to best a record that had stood for many years. In 2008, he was at it again. This time, he soared nearly six stories – 59 feet 2 inches – off a quarterpipe, setting another world record.

Now in his 30s, Ronnie is looking forward to the next stage in his storied career: launching the careers of other riders with his “all MX” training facility. But don’t count the Ren Dawg out. Not content to be just the “trick guy”, he’s now pushing the edges of freestyle riding with events like the X Games and the Red Bull X-Fighters.

“I’m passionate about it because it’s not about the judges; it’s more about bike skills,” he says. “It’s dangerous, so nobody wants to do it, and it’s a very gratifying feeling to win it...”

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Name/Nickname:

Ronnie Renner, Rendawg

DOB: 6-10-1977

Country: USA

Birthplace: Leesburg, Florida

Residence: Murrieta, California

Height: 5’7”

Weight: 150

Team: Loose Program, RedBull KTM, GT Bicycles, Polaris RZR

Sport Specific Stats:

Bike: 2016 KTM 450f

National Number: 1

Years Pro: 18

Favorite Fox Racewear: 180 Flo Orange

Gear Sizes: 30 pant, Med Jersey, 9 boot, Large glove

Career Highlights

10 x XGames Gold Medalist
World record holder for highest air on a 1/4 (63’ 2 ”)
World Record holder for Highest StepUp (47’)
RedBull X Fighters Event Winner
RedBull Ride to the Hills Winner

Interview

Favorite place to ride?
Glamis Sand Dunes

Most memorable career moment:
2012 X Games Step-Up Grudge match that secured win with 47’ record jump.

How did you start riding MX:
My Dad was a pretty active rider as I was growing up. Born into it.

Follow Ronnie

Instagram name: @rendawgfmx

Twitter Account: @rendawgfmx

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Ronnie-Renner-FMX