Sponsors: Marin Bikes, SR Suntour, Shimano, WTB, Troy Lee Designs, Oakley, Pro Components, MRP, KS
How long you have been with WTB: 2016 is my second year with WTB
Age: 38 years
Hometown: Big Bear Lake, CA
Favorite place to ride: My favorite places to ride change every year! PNW will always be a favorite!
Fun fact: My first mountain bike was in 1987. A Jazz flipside made by Trek.
How WTB contributes to your success? I always have the best tires, and saddles in the business that I can rely on for racing! Thanks WTB
How you got started out competing? My first Mountain bike race was in 1990 back home at beacon hill Spokane WA. Raced Xc and hill climb events. Had a blast and placed 3rd in the Xc! Didn't race again till 1999 when I started DH racing.
First experience with a bike: First experience with a bike was when my Dad pushed me down the street on my stingray and let go! Best feeling ever!
Who do you look up to? I always looked up to my Grandpa Russ!
Other activities(off the bike): Skiing, Camping, Swimming, Water Skiing 13. Coffee, La Croix 14. I have always thought riding in Japan would be cool!