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Nicholas Patrick Hayden (1981 - 2017)

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Nicholas Patrick (Nicky) Hayden
Born in Owensboro, Kentucky, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of [private father (1940s - unknown)] and [private mother (1950s - unknown)]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Cesena, Italymap
Profile last modified | Created 22 May 2017
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Nicky (July 30, 1981 – May 22, 2017), nicknamed "The Kentucky Kid", was an American professional motorcycle road racer who won the AMA Superbike Championship in 2002 and the MotoGP World Championship in 2006.

Hayden began racing motorcycles at a young age, and raced competitively from 1999 to his death in 2017. On May 17, 2017, as part of his fitness training, Hayden was riding a bicycle on the streets in Cesena, Italy (near Rimini) . He had a collision with a car and suffered a traumatic brain injury. He died five days later in a local hospital.

His parents were Earl and Rose Hayden. He had two brothers, Tommy and Roger Lee, both professional motorcycle racers, and two sisters, Jenny and Kathleen.

Kentucky Birth Records 1961-2007 Transcription
First name(s) Nicholas Patrick
Last name Hayden
Birth year 1981
Birth month Jul
Birth day 30
Mother's first name(s) Rose M
Mother's last name Kamuf
County Daviess
State Kentucky
Country United States
Record set Kentucky Birth Records
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Subcategory Births & baptisms
Collections from North America, United States


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