Owensboro, Kentucky: Nicky Hayden, MotoGP World Champion

Nicky was 35 when he rode through a stop sign on his bicycle and was hit by a car. His statue, however, is inspiring.
501 W. 2nd St., Owensboro, KY
Downtown, in front of the Convention Center, at the north end of Locust St., one block north of W. 2nd St.
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The Kentucky Kid.

The Kentucky Kid

Monument to Nicky Hayden, MotoGP World Champion, who lost his life in a practice run in Italy.

[Stephen Francia, 05/07/2020]

The bronze statue was sculpted by George Lundeen and carries a real American flag that flaps in the breeze. Nicky Hayden was 35 when he rode through a stop sign on his bicycle and was hit by a car.

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