Dani Pedrosa was born on Sabadell, Barcelona. His first motorbike was a motocross Italjet 50, with sidewheels, when he was 4 years old. On a very early age of six, he began racing on minibikes.
But his racing carreer began when he was 10. He entered the Spanish Minibike Championship and finished second in overall championship. It only took him 3 years to finally got the title in 1998. Fortunately, his family heard that the Movistar Activa Cup, a promotion cup with competition
bikes, was being organised. In 1999, Dani Pedrosa rode racing bikes for the first time. He was not
only nervous; the bike was so high that his feet didn’t reach the