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Martin Lampkin
Martin Lampkin Trial Sant Llorenç 1978.jpg
Lampkin on a Bultaco Sherpa in 1978
Born(1950-12-28)28 December 1950
Died2 April 2016(2016-04-02) (aged 65)
NationalityUnited Kingdom British

Martin Lampkin (28 December 1950 – 2 April 2016) was an English professional motorcycle competitor. He competed in many of off-road motorcycle events, but specialized in observed trials competitions. He won the inaugural FIM Trial World Championship held in 1975.[1][2]

Lampkin is the father of twelve-time trials world champion, Dougie Lampkin. In a genre of motorcycling competition that features balletic grace and acrobatic finesse, Lampkin was known for using sheer momentum and physical strength to assault trials course sections.[3]