Hometown Shingle Springs, CA Years Competing 5
Team 766 racing
Honors 2nd 150 Novice 2011 Dodge Amateur Nationals
How does FOX contribute to your success?
My FOX suspension gives me the confidence to push my bike harder and faster on the track. I have tried other suspension and I can say that my FOX suspension is by far the best. I appreciate everything FOX has done for me, simply put it's the best!
Tell us about your best race or event and how it changed you.
Taking 2nd overall in 150 Novice at Dodge. Struggling at Hangtown and Mammoth made me more determined than ever to become faster.
Tell us about your bike/vehicle setup.
My practice bike is a completely stock CRF150RB. My Supermini is a CRF150RB with FOX MXC Cartridges in front and PODIUM rear shock. Posey Racing Engines built my motor.
What else is in your garage?
Mine and my dads dirt bikes. BMX and mountain bikes. Lots of parts and gear and not much room for anything else.
What's your training regimen?
I ride at least 2 days a week working with my trainer Vincent Blair. Off days I'm at the gym with my family.
Any major injuries, and how did you recover?
Broken ribs has been the worst, knock on wood. Lot's of bruises and strains.
What's your typical pre-race/event meal? Guilty pleasure?
Anything really, even though I'm told I'm picky. I love PB&J sandwiches and Muscle Milk. I could eat donuts everyday from my local donut shop.
How do you determine which races or events to enter each year?
My dad is my manager and he pickes what races we're attending. last year we focused on local events but this year we are racing as many amateur nationals as we can.
What motivated you to get started professionally?
Not yet there but working harder than ever.
What separates you from other professional athletes?
I never quit and keep a positive attitude. Crashes and bad starts happen but I stay focused and bounce right back.
What would you be doing if you weren't a professional athlete?
Working as a mechanic or doing something else in this industry.
What's the best thing about being a professional athlete?
Going to work with a big smile because you have the best job ever! Nothing better than doing what you love to do and knowing there's nothing else you would rather be doing.
What other sports are you interested in?
BMX and mountain biking. I tried snowboarding and that was fun.
Any advice to the readers dreaming to turn pro?
Never say you can't and always stay motivated. Work hard on and off the track because this sport isn't easy.
What are your favorite magazines and websites?
Transworld Motocross, RacerX, YouTube and Facebook.
Favorite movie quote?
Will Ferrel in Step Brothers "This is your fault" As he buries Dale...Lol!!
Who is your hero?
My dad...He's always there for me and tells me everyday that I can do it!
Are you a Mac or PC? PC
Top 3 bands AC/DC, Snoop Dogg, Metallica
Greatest strength Determination
Most frustrating challenge School