Chris Walker was born in March 1972 in Nottingham. He was a successful motocross rider for nearly ten years before graduating to superbikes. He has scored twelve podium finishes, including a memorable first World Superbike win at Assen in 2006. A big crowd favourite at home in Britain, his spectacular riding style and impressive record has earned him the 'Stalker' tag. He has been British Superbike runner-up four times, and currently rides for the Rizla Suzuki team.