Chad Reed is the 2004 AMA 250 supercross champion. Chad Reed was born March 15, 1982 in Kurri Kurri, Australia. He is 5ft 11in tall and weighs 160 pounds. He currently lives in Dade City, Florida. He turned pro in Australia 1998. In order to get to the U.S. he had to go to Europe and win the FIM world championship series. He moved to the U.S. in 2002. He’s been pro 7 years. In 2000 he was the Australian supercross champion. When he finished out his 2001 year he ranked second fastest 250 racer in the world. He won the 2003 U.S. open, the richest motorcycle race.
In 2004, with only one race to go, he flew out forty friends and family members to watch the race. After he was crowned the champion, Reed went home and started riding on his practice track. His trainer is Jeff Spencer, his mechanic is Darrin Sorenson. On May 7, he finished out his 2005 supercross season with five wins in the Sam Boyed Stadium in Las Vegas. He placed second in the AMA Supercross series for 2005.