JACKSON HOLE, WYO \u2013 After 25 years of chasing checkered flags in snowmobile competition, Tucker Hibbert today announced that he\u2019s reached the finish line of his remarkable racing career. The 33-year-old from Pelican Rapids, Minnesota is now officially retired.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\u201cIt\u2019s time for me to retire from professional snocross racing,\u201d Hibbert said. \u201cIt\u2019s been a great career and now is the right time to move on. I\u2019m healthy and happy. I\u2019ve accomplished my goals, which were to do my best and enjoy the process of working hard with the people around me. We just finished a great season where I felt as good as I ever have and won my 11th\u00a0championship.\u201d\r\n\r\nReflecting on his career, Hibbert added, \u201cI\u2019ve dedicated a huge part of my life to racing snowmobiles. I\u2019m thankful for the lessons and experiences that racing provided me over the years. It\u2019s been an incredible ride.\u201d\r\n\r\nHibbert leaves the sport as the most decorated racer in snocross history. He began racing snowmobiles as an amateur at age 8, won his first X Games gold medal at 15 and turned professional at age 16. In his 18 years as a professional snocross racer, Hibbert won 138 of the 235 Pro National events he entered in addition to 11 Pro Championship titles, 10 X Games gold medals and two World Championship titles.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nHibbert\u2019s storied career is a testament to the talent, determination and hard work of his own as well as those who were integral to Team 68 over the years.\r\n\r\n\u201cWorking hard, as a team, has been the most rewarding part of racing,\u201d Hibbert said. \u201cThere are so many amazing people who have played a role in my career. I\u2019ve been fortunate to work with some extremely talented, dedicated and all-around good people. I\u2019ll cherish the memories we\u2019ve all made together for the rest of my life.\u201d\r\n\r\nThe team\u2019s success was also the result of the support given by key sponsors.\r\n\r\n\u201cI\u2019m proud of the relationships we\u2019ve built with the brands that have supported me,\u201d he said. \u201cMany of them were career long sponsors and that\u2019s something I\u2019m really thankful for.\u201d\r\n\r\nHibbert also credits his fans, saying, \u201cI\u2019m blessed to have met a lot of great people through racing. Their energy and excitement helped push me to do my best. I truly thank all of them for their passion and support.\u201d\r\n\r\nHibbert\u2019s retirement from professional snocross is effective immediately. He is currently working on event opportunities at which he can personally thank his fans, sponsors and the snowmobile racing community for their contribution to his career.