Uma Teesdale

How long you have been with WTB: This is my first year

Age: 16

Discipline: XC

Hometown: San Geronimo, California

Favorite place to ride: The ridges of San Geronimo Valley CA

Fun fact: I rode a unicycle to school throughout fifth and sixth grade.

How does WTB contributes to your success? They provide awesome products that always come through as well as offering team support!

How you started out competing? I entered a race in 7th Grade called the Tamarancho Dirt Classic.

First experience with a bike: I had a purple bike with streamers that I first learned to ride in my elementary school parking lot. Later I got a mountain bike and joined the middle school mountain biking elective.

Who do you look up to? Those who pursue what they love and do not give up on getting to the places they want to be!

Other activities (off the bike): Acting, archery, writing, singing

Beverage of Choice: Water

Place you have always wanted to ride: Downieville

Instagram handle: uma_xandra
Facebook page link: Uma Teesdale