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.
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