Leon Haslam

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Birthday
31, 1983
Birthplace
London, England
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
31, 1983 (age 35)
Birthplace
London, England

About

Professional motorcycle road racer renowned since he began his career in 2004. He is perhaps best known for placing 2nd in the Superbike World Championship in 2010. Since his success, he has raced on a variety of brands, from Suzuki to Kawasaki.

Before Fame

Even as a baby, he grew up around motorcycles and racing, often traveling with his parents to his dad's motorcycle races. Then, by 1995, he was a National Youth Motocross champion.

Trivia

He is a big fan of snooker and owns the cue that Peter Ebdon used to 2002 World Snooker Championship.

Family Life

He is the son of Ron "Rocket" Haslam, former Grand Prix motorcycle racer. He has two sisters named Emma and Zoe and, in 2010, he married Swedish glamour model Olivia Stringer.

Associated With

He has raced against fellow teammate Cal Crutchlow.