Hometown Years Competing 14
Nicknames Minicoop, Lil Coop, C Dub, Copper Weeb, Lil Man, C Weezy, Coop, Coop A Loop
Discipline Motocross and Supercross
How does FOX contribute to your success?
This year with the help of FOX and JGR I've really been able to perform at my full potential. My suspension has been amazing and I can't ask for more.
Tell us about your bike/vehicle setup.
I use the JGR/FOX suspension and JGR also does my motors.
What else is in your garage?
I don't have a garage; we turned it into a play room. I have a space were I keep all my bikes at my dad's shop. We've got all my bikes in there, all the tools and parts we need, along with my National Championship trophies. We have two Honda Retro bikes, one from the 70's and a Honda 1995 Cub.
What's your training regimen?
I ride 5-7 times a week, when it doesn't rain, and gym 5 days a week.
Any major injuries, and how did you recover?
Broken femur in 4 places, and wrists, elbows, thumbs, and collarbones.
What's your typical pre-race/event meal? Guilty pleasure?
Some chicken with veggies and fruit, I really like sugar cookies and ice cream.
How do you determine which races or events to enter each year?
Whatever races are in our contracts and where we know there will be competition.
What motivated you to get started professionally?
My dad, he and I made a bet, and I won. So now I ride dirtbikes.
What separates you from other professional athletes?
Probably that I always have fun even when it's serious and I have pressure.
What would you be doing if you weren't a professional athlete?
I don't know, I'd want to be another pro athlete but if I couldn't probably an artist.
What's the best thing about being a professional athlete?
You're playing while you're working.
What other sports are you interested in?
Basketball, surfing, skating, football, soccer, any kind of biking, wrestling, boxing, wakeboarding, jet ski, wall ball, dodge ball, kickball, really whatever.
Any advice to the readers dreaming to turn pro?
Practice, and have a good heart and a good work ethic.
What are your favorite magazines and websites?
Racer X, Inovationmx.com, and Vurbmoto.
Who is your hero?
Dwayne Wade, Michael Jordan, Lance Armstrong, and Spud Webb.
Are you a Mac or PC? PC
Top 3 bands Lil Wayne, J Cole, Chris Webby, Drake, and Young Jeezy
Greatest strength Heart and determination
Most frustrating challenge Dumb people that can't answer math questions.