You’ve definitely heard the name, as Michael Mosiman is making a name for himself in the motocross and supercross racing world.
Michael is only 23 years old and slowly climbing the ladder of dirt bike racing success.
With numerous podiums and wins to his name, this young man is on the path to becoming a world-renowned motocross racer.
Let’s take a look at his life and what he’s achieved so far.
Who Is Michael Mosiman?
Michael Mosiman is an American motocross and supercross dirt bike racer. He was born in Sebastopol, California, on the 16th of July, 1999.
Mosiman entered pro motocross racing in 2017 when he was only 17. The first team that Mosiman represented was Husqvarna, under Bobby Hewitt as team manager.
Mosiman raced for team Husqvarna from 2017 until 2021, when he joined the Austrian motorcycle manufacturer GasGas.
Mosiman is still in the 250cc class in 2022 and 2023. He is currently racing on his GasGas MC 250F for Troy Lee Designs Red Bull GASGAS Factory Racing.
Family and Early Life
Not much is known about Michael Mosiman’s early life and family, as it is apparent that the young racer wishes to keep things relatively private.
One thing we do know is that he is the younger brother of Josh Mosiman, who is an Assistant Editor at MXA (Motocross Action Magazine). His brother also raced in the 250SX West Region in 2018 for Monster Energy Supercross.
Under team Husqvarna
Mosiman started his AMA pro career in 2017, representing the Team Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing under the leadership of Bobby Hewit (who is no longer with the team).
His first race representing Husqvarna was at Hangtown, competing with his FC250 and finishing 14th place (P14).
During 2018, Mosiman qualified for six Supercross main events.
One of his most exciting races to this point was in Seattle in March 2019. This was his first time almost earning a podium, but Mosiman ended up 1 second behind Jimmy Decotis.
His first stand on the podium was on the 25th of January 2020, when he earned 3rd place at Glendale.
Mosiman competed in 53 races representing Husqvarna, but never earned the top step on the podium. His last race with the team was the Salt Lake City 7 race in the 250 class, where he managed to end up on the last step on the podium.
Under team GasGas
Michael Mosiman represented Husqvarna until 2021 when he started competing for the Austrian off-road motorcycle manufacturer GasGas.
Mosiman has made serious progress in his career representing GasGas. A great part of that progress is in his gained experience on the track and his level of comfort while riding his MC 250F.
Until now, Mosiman has raced in 35 races while representing GasGas. He was able to get his first supercross win in San Diego, just beating Hunter Lawrence by 1.361 seconds.
Under team GasGas, Mosiman has earned 7 more podiums, four of which were 2nd place and three were 3rd place.
On July 16th, 2022, Mosiman suffered a minor injury at the Spring Creek outdoor national, resulting in fractures to his C5 and C6 vertebrae. Fortunately, Mosiman described the fractures as “stable fractures” and was able to recover fully before his next race.
Mosiman earned 4th place in the race after his injury at Budds Creek. He would have finished even better, but a light fall caused him to lose a few positions.
Most Notable Achievements
Here is a quick rundown of Michael Mosiman’s most notable achievements so far:
- He’s been among the top five racers 11 times in his AMA Pro Motocross career
- He’s had 11 podium finishes, one of which was 1st place at the San Diego West Race
- He finished 4th place at the Budds Creek 250 race after a comeback from an injury
Personal Life and Net Worth
Little is known of Michal Mosiman’s personal life. All we know is that he currently lives in Clermont, Florida. We also know that he is religious and a devout Christian.
His total net worth is uncertain, but people estimate it has already surpassed $1 million. Mosiman is only at the beginning of his career, and if he continues to progress as he does, his net worth will surely be much higher by the end of his career.
As long as he doesn’t blow through the money as many professional athletes do…
Frequently Asked Questions About Michael Mosiman
Michael Mosiman is from Sebastopol, California.
Michael Mosiman currently rides for Troy Lee Designs Red Bull GasGas Factory Racing aboard his MC 250F in the 250 class.
Michael Mosiman, Pierce Brown, and Justin Barcia ride for GasGas in Supercross.
Michael Mosiman is currently 23 years old.