Hometown Longville, MN Years Competing 21
Nicknames Launchin / Leaper
Team Team LaVallee
Discipline Snowmobile Freestyle, Distance Jumping, and Snocross
Honors World Record Snowmobile Distance Jump Holder at 412", 6", First to attempt a double backflip on a snowmobile in competition, 2009 ISOC Pro Stock Champion, 2009 & 2010 ISOC Fan Favorite, 2009 ISOC Rider of the Year, 2008 Male Athlete of Winter X Games
How does FOX contribute to your success?
Knowing I am on the best Shocks in the world gives me the confidence to push myself to new levels.
Tell us about your bike/vehicle setup.
My Team LaVallee Polaris Race sled is set up to be really forgiving. I am not as precise as some riders so I need my suspension to compliment my "wild" riding style. haha
What else is in your garage?
Sleds, Dirt Bikes, Boat, Trucks, Car, Mountain bike, Golf Clubs, ramps. - I'm a big Fan of FUN!
What's your training regimen?
Wood chip riding on sleds, dirt bikes, and I lot of ours spent in the gym!
Any major injuries, and how did you recover?
Both Knees, separated both shoulders, dislocated wrist, broken heel, compartment syndrome in my calf and a hand full of concussions. Recovered pretty well from everything but the concussions, - I 'm more of a dork now. haha
What's your typical pre-race/event meal? Guilty pleasure?
Pastas and Water and a Red Bull to give me a little kick! my Guilty Pleasure is chips and salsa, Oh boy I can get out of hand with some good salsa and some Tortilla chips!
How do you determine which races or events to enter each year?
By importance, exposure, and fun.
What motivated you to get started professionally?
Just the fun and competition of Racing lured me in.
What separates you from other professional athletes?
um.. i'm shorter then most. haha
What would you be doing if you weren't a professional athlete?
I would probably be doing dirt work, excavating.
What's the best thing about being a professional athlete?
Getting to experience so many things that very few do.
What other sports are you interested in?
Motocross, wakeboarding, off road trucks, golf.
Any advice to the readers dreaming to turn pro?
Work your tail off, stay positive, and have fun!
What are your favorite magazines and websites?
Favorite movie quote?
That was one Hell of a Ride!!!! - Travis Pastrana's On board camera after rolling his Rally Car like 10 times. haha
Who is your hero?
Travis Pastrana, Jeremy McGrath, and my pops .
Are you a Mac or PC? Mac
Top 3 bands Pennywise, Rise against,
Greatest strength Will to go for it .
Most frustrating challenge Double Flip and Injuries
11.07.11 Bodin Wins at Red Bull Fuel + Fury
12.16.10 Levi LaVallee injured
09.13.10 LePage Signs with Team LaVallee!
02.09.10 Levi Lavallee Knockout Gold on ESPN