In the Japanese version, his real name is Ryu Suzaku. A champion racer and a detective, Rick's life came to a tragic end, not before he was awake from cryo sleep for 150 years. Now a member of the Galaxy Mobile Platoon, Rick now competes in F-Zero races, but vows to bring the one who nearly killed him to justice, Zoda. His vehicle is the Dragon Bird.
Warning: Spoiler Alert
Rick Wheeler has competed in many races. In the second episode of the anime F-Zero: GP Legend, he cross paths with the mysterious Captain Falcon and has worked with and raced against him in various occasions.
However, in the final episode, Bart Lemming makes a last stand against Black Shadow, and passes on the title of Captain Falcon to Rick Wheeler. After Bart's disappearance, Rick Wheeler becomes the new Captain Falcon with Clank Hughes taking over the Dragon Bird.
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