Former 250 supercross champion and factory 450 Kawasaki rider, Jake Weimer, has announced his retirement from the sport.

The talented and stylish American also won the MXoN with team USA back in 2009 in Italy but numerous injuries have halted Weimer’s career since he moved to the 450 class.

Weimer has released the following video and statement.

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They say all good things come to an end. I’m so thankful for the career I had. I accomplished some things that I had never thought of and had a long career(13 years). One thing I’m very proud of is that no matter the result I always worked hard and gave it my all! I was able to travel the world racing and meet so many great people and life long friends. I want to thank everyone that ever gave me an opportunity and believed in me. I thought long and hard about when it was time to hang up the boots and the simple answer is one day I just knew. I’m excited for the future and what’s next in my life. I have some fun opportunities that are coming in the near future that will allow me to still be involved with motorcycles. I will still be around and go to some races and I will continue to ride. My love for motorcycles and the sport has not changed. I want to thank all of my fans throughout my career. You guys have really shown me love and that truly does mean a lot. THANK YOU! 🎥 @phantasosmedia @kylecowling

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