Mick Hannah's Custom Kit for his Final DH World Cup

Sep 15, 2021
by UR Team  

Words: UR Team

Mick Hannah is retiring this Saturday in Snowshoe and to celebrate his incredible 20-year long career, the team and sponsors decided to make a special jersey with all the races he entered since his first pro debut at the Junior World Champs of Sierra Nevada in 2000.





We also wanted him to have a special helmet and added a little Sik Mik logo and the number 89, his first-ever number plate when he raced BMX at 6 years old.



Sick Mick raced 105 UCI Downhill World Cups, 18 World Champs and stepped on the podium 20 times.





If you are in Snowshoe don’t hesitate to come by and say hi, Sick Mick is still here to make the fans stoked so let's send him off in style!

Photo credit Andy Vathis




32 Comments

  • 85 0
 He needs a standing ovation the whole way down on Saturday.. The second to last of the old guard. Mick you're and always will be a legend...
  • 30 0
 Would be nice if Red Bull allowed a televised full run even if outside the top 20.
  • 5 0
 @mluk2004: He'll Make the big show. It's top 25 now.
  • 13 26
flag robito (Sep 16, 2021 at 6:10) (Below Threshold)
 And the frenchies on the hot seat better get off their ass when he crosses and give him the man the respect he deserves. If they don't, I'm sending in the good ol boys to start coughing on folks...
  • 3 6
 @robito: bahahaha!!!!
  • 4 0
 Im expecting a sui across the finish line jump or something typical sik mik. Calling it.
  • 4 0
 @cougar797: He already did that yesterday
  • 1 0
 @src248: Ha see told you!
  • 1 0
 would be incredible if he wins that last race on saturday..thank you sik mik for all those years. cheers
  • 12 0
 He needs to slow down so I can read his shirt.
  • 8 0
 Mick is one of my favorites. Always loved his style, and willingness to throw down stuff like no handers on runs. Seems like a cool dude, too. You've gotta have some serious love of the game to stick around for 20 years. Goodnight, sweet prince.
  • 7 0
 Great work by Mick's team and sponsors to honour a great career. Good on you Mick for keeping the faith and staying true to your King.
  • 1 0
 I didn't comment on the previous announcement of retirement so I just wanted to say congratulations on a great career. Well done on having the work ethic to develop your talent and being able to pursue your sport as your career. Your runs have been fun to watch over the years. Cheers.
  • 3 0
 I remember the Dirt video Part also from Mick. great champion
  • 1 0
 Yo Mick, not sure if you’re reading this, but is your family still around Brevard sometimes? I’d love to show you some of my really awesome lines.
  • 3 0
 is this guy sponsored by... VHS tapes?
  • 1 0
 If I'm not mistaken it's a chainslap protection company. Their product kinda looks like black mastic tape to they package it to look like a VHS
  • 2 0
 @Gregmurray50: www.airdropbikes.com/products/vhs-slapper-tape
It's a chainstay protector thing, but it looks (and works) much much better than mastic tape.
  • 1 0
 Legend! He has a picture of me dressed as Where's Wally at Fort William world cup because he used to call his Mechanic Wally..... I forgot to ask for a pic for myself
  • 3 0
 Skim Milk
  • 1 0
 Cheers Mick! Met you long time ago at Fontana nationals...showed my friend and me some lines. What a guy!
  • 1 0
 Ha I still remember feeding him beers at Nationals after party as a young lad. Champion!
  • 1 0
 Now that’s wearing your heart on your sleeve. Humble but a true Legend.
  • 1 0
 gives me goose bumps.....Legend!
  • 1 0
 MSA salutes you Mick ... Enjoy the next chapter
  • 1 0
 I was sad to see him not do better for his last run...
  • 1 0
 A legend of an athlete and a genuine human. Amazing ride Mik
  • 1 0
 I hope you win Sat and then come back for another final year.
  • 1 0
 Noice
  • 1 0
 What an absolute geeza!
  • 1 0
 living legend.

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