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Biggest Loser Marty Tripes

Who wants to help out Marty Tripes get onto Biggest Loser?  Get Marty into Biggest Loser TV Show This Year

From Marty:

My Friend’s and Fans,

My favorite National outdoor number is 14, and this year Biggest Loser is in their 14th season, I would like nothing better to get a chance at showing our sport as motocrossers how committed and dedicated we can be when the need is called on oneself.  I have gained a lot of weight since 1991, now is the time in my life to be healthy again, as I want to race again with all my old friends and new friends that are still racing today.  I need this challenge to get my head back into becoming healthy.  You my friends and fans from around the world would make me fully committed as I seem to care about others more than myself.  That’s from my mother’s side, everyone loved Mama Tripes.  So I am asking if you would help me by, if you like what might happen here in the short future by recommending me to Biggest Loser, tell the casting directors what you feel about me, some of you have wrote me in the past and said that I changed their lives, a couple have said that I have saved their lives.

Write them why I should be on the show as a contestant.  Please tell your friends, get on Facebook and all media, tell the motocross world and get the word out.  Thanks for your consideration on this.  Send your e-mails to BL14nominations@gmail.com.

Marty’s History

Marty Tripes (born June 29, 1956 in San Diego, California) was a leading AMA motocross and Supercross rider of the 1970s and early 1980s. He is remembered for winning the Super Bowl of Motocross at the Los Angeles Coliseum in July 1972, just a few weeks after turning 16.  That race was considered the first true stadium Supercross race in America.

Tripes also won the first FIM 250cc United States Motocross Grand Prix at UnadillaNew York in 1978.  He was described as one of the most naturally talented motocross riders in history.  His win at the Super Bowl of Motocross against some of the best riders in the world when he was only 16 years old launched his career.  He won a total of 11 National Championship races during his career.  Tripes was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 2001.

June 14, 2012 at 11:50 am | Latest News | 4 comments

4 Responses to “Biggest Loser Marty Tripes”

  1. ROBERT CORUM says:

    WOW, I guess so- check out Tripes now!! – For those that don't know him, he was "the guy" just before Hannah came on (there are even jokes- or maybe wonders- that he took Hannah out while water skiing so he could keep winning championships- long story)- he was husky back then, but not like this. If you get a minute, nominate him for that show, he is one of America's stars (back then he was the Stewart/Carmicheal/Villopoto… of his day). Thanks.

  2. Kevin says:

    Marty was the man back in the day. Whatever his motivation (just kidding, I don't think it was intentional) with the whole water-skiing accident, it sure made for some exciting racing between Hannah and Kent Howerton the next year.
    It would be great to see not only Marty, but a bunch of the old time riders coming back and putting in some races for the fans

  3. Tom Shields says:

    Marty always keeps the Texas MX scene close to his heart. He loved Rio Bravo and always supports the Old School Reunion there each year.

  4. At 69 years old I have been around motorcycles my whole life and it has given me a very good living. Of all of the riders I have known I think Marty had the most natural talent. Back in the day he was always a little overweight and would still kick everyone's butt not only in motocross but golf, pool and racket ball, he was the man. He was also one of the nicest guys you ever want to meet. If enough people contact "The biggest looser" he can get in. Lets do it for Marty.
    Joe Phillipson

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