Axell was born on Aug. 20, 1996 in Encinitas, California.
Hodges won the 250 C stock class at Loretta Lynn's National Championship, a motocross racing event.
Hodges came in second place in the Monster Energy Cup Best Whip competition.
Hodges placed second in the Best Whip competition at the X Games.
Hodges took his first gold medal in X Games competition at X Games Minneapolis. He won the quarterpipe high air.
Hodges was expected to attempt to break the world record distance jump on a dirt bike at Evel Live 2 but fractured both ankles on a practice jump. The record is 378-feet and 9-inches.
Hodges most recent X Games medal was a silver in the quarterpipe high jump at X Games Oslo.