- Category: BMX
What is and how did you become involved your sport?
i race bmx, my old man took me to the bmx track because i just loved being on the bike
Do you have a sporting mentor?
i have a few, bmx QLD is the main one
Who is your sporting hero?
all of the male elite rider that have been in the sport for many years
Age you started in your sport?
3 years old
Current Age, Weight and Height?
i am 17 years old, weigh 68 kg and am 174 cm tall
apprentice carpenter, related to the sport a coach
What is the reason you continue to play your sport today/motivation?
purely love for it
What is your current ride?
i ride a redman
People that have inspired you not only in sport but in life aswell?
my mum and dad
Great experiences that happened in your life?
many, the main ones would have to be going over seas to race
Your Interests and Hobbies outside of your sport?
i enjoy riding my bike at the skate park and anything outdoorsy
One tip or quote which continues to inspire you?
there is no such thing as can't
Family Background and current family?
nothing special, alot of them haha
there are to many happy memories
Who did you grow up idolizing?
i think it would be my dad
Who has been your most influential coach?
my dad, he is always helping me out
How has playing your sport changed your life?
it has given me motivation to achieve something in life
What is the greatest advice you can pass onto young riders?
never give up
Were you one of the best riders growing up?
i have always been in the top positions as a kid
Training Background(sports, etc)?
just basic riding on the tracks and recently gym
Favourite Foods/Type of diet you follow?
i try to eat as healthy as i can, no specific diet
Favourite Bodypart to Train plus training spilt(training schedule + fav session)
favourite body part to train would be the shoulders and chest, usually training at the track 3 times a week and gym 4 times a week, splitting sections of the body to get the most out of it, also including sprints on the bike
Describe a typical day?
generally wake up, have a quick snack gym, then go to work and training on the track in the afternoon. days that i don't have bmx i will do gym in the afternoon
Worst injury you have suffered?
broken bones, collarbone 4 times wrist 3 times and internal bruising and what not
Favourite place to ride?
i enjoy riding descent tracks, challenging tracks that take more time to learn.
Greatest sporting moment you have had thus far? Acheivements/Results to this point?
would have to be achieving world no.3 and australia no.1 in my younger daysjnr men aus no.3 this year
Who has been your greatest rival?
my age would have to be bodi turner from vic
What is your favourite movie?
i like to many
What one lesson did you take from your parents?
that nothing is impossible
How do you deal with temptation?
i dont really no how to explain. just the mind set i guess
What is your favourite music/band/song?
i like anything really type of music really.
What is your biggest fear?
i fear crocodiles and things like that, but then again doesnt stop me from going jetskiing in a lake or something that have them in it.
Do you believe "never giving up" is the difference between making it and not making it in any sport?
Have you ever failed at anything? If yes how did you overcome this?
im not sure what defines failing, i have always done the best i can at anything i try, and that's all you can do.
What inspired you to succeed?
just having the will to never give up and always chase what i wanted.
What did you want to be as a kid growing up?
lots of things in different years haha
Typical race day routine?
wake up have breaky, go for a shower go to the track, have some light food, water. chat to people, i always just try to stay calm. and go in having a good time
What is the ultimate prize for you in your sport and why?
ultimate prize is money, or getting to represent your country at the worlds/ Olympics. Speaks for itself why
Your Future Goals in your sport , what are goals after you have finished playing?
to be the very best i can be an maybe one day race in the Olympics
What's the one thing about you few people know?
nothing really don't keep much in the dark
What one item can you not live without?
probably the same as everyone else, my phone
People you would like to thank?
my mum and dad and sponsors, infinty clothing, griff trigg for his support and interest and taking a liking in me. also redman australia a new sponsor
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