1998-2000 Reed formally began his professional career in Australia in 1998.
He emerged from the Australian junior ranks to compete in the then-premier 250cc class, bypassing the traditional stepping stone of 125cc racing.
It is very hard to step back up to the plate and take the next trade if you have a huge trading loss.
Consequently, Reed was forced to drop out the remainder of the 10 rounds of the 2014 AMA Supercross Series while sitting second in overall championship points.
In the Lucas Oil MX Series, he finished around 10th overall in the points and won 2 holeshots.
While competing at Round 6 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Reed crashed hard in the whoops on the Final Lap after clipping Ken Roczen's rear wheel as he tried to take over 3rd place and then suffered a shoulder injury.
He tried to race in Arlington, Texas during qualifying practice and his shoulder is getting worse due to a broken collarbone.
He has proven to be the most consistent supercross/motocross racer in the 2000-2009 decade.
After a few years of honing his skills on 80s, Chad's amateur career really started to take off in 1997 when he took the top spot at the Australian Junior Championship.
2010 Reed raced the first round of the 2010 Super X series held at Energy Australia Stadium, Newcastle on a Honda sponsored by Vodafone.
Reed won the event beating Americans Josh Hansen and Justin Brayton who finished in second and third respectively.
In summary, here are Nick Radge’s 5 top tips on how to power through trading losses: 1. The profitable trades will look after themselves - sit back and let the profits run.
However when a trade turns against you, cut your losses quickly and move onto the next trade. Find a trading strategy that works and validate it.
But the main thing to notice is that they have losing trades, losing days, losing months and even losing years!