Inspired by Anakin Skywalker, who had won the Boonta Eve Classic at the age of nine, Kidd Kareen's parents began training their son as a podracer before he could even walk. He traveled with the podracing circuit around the galaxy, and formed an unbeatable racing team with Maxus. In 22 BBY, he met Ahsoka Tano who was undercover at the time as a fellow podracer, while trying to find a Separatist agent who had possessed a top secret Republic data file. After one of his races he met with her
Lending her a podracer for the big race, he kissed Ahsoka for luck before leaving to go to his team.
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Crash Course (First appearance)