Rubén Xaus (born 18 February 1978 in
His father, who competed in amateur mountain
In 1994 he competed in the Open Ducados Supersport series in Spain – finishing 17th place, improving to third the following year. In 1995 he entered the FIM Thunderbike trophy and contested four 250cc Grand Prix. Xaus finished sixth in Thunderbike in 1996, moving to World Supersport in 1997 taking 17th overall.
In 1998 he rode in the German Pro-Superbike series, taking sixth place overall. In