- Date of birth:
- 6 / 19 / 1990
- Norman, Oklahoma
- Westlake Village, California
- 5' 10"
- 170 lbs
Years riding: 9 years
Years racing: 8 years
Series: UCI DH World Cup Series, Crankworx World Tour
Sponsors: Giant Bicycles, 100% goggles, helmet and gear, Rockshox, Sram, HT Components, Schwalbe
What is your most exciting win?
– When I was 15 and racing motocross, I remember I really really wanted some RC-Car parts. I made a deal with my mom that if I won a championship, she would buy me the parts. I got the holeshot and won both motos and when I came off the track the first thing I said was, “Can we go to the RC store now?”
What is your favorite race / venue?
–Rotorua, New Zealand.
Other hobbies other than cycling?
– Definitely a toss up between motocross and golf.
Who is your favorite athlete from any sport?
– Ricky Carmichael
What is your definition of success?
–Leaving no stone un-turned in the pursuit of what I am trying to achieve.
How did you make it to where you are today?
–Hard work, good communication skills, knowing my personality and a lot of good luck!
Who has been the most influential person in your career?
–Bernard Kerr and I have raced and traveled together for almost my entire career and I think I’ve learned the most from him.
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
–Music, programming, road biking, reading, finding nice sunsets to look at, etc.
What would you be doing if you didn’t ride or race?
– Data Science
Current vehicle? – Audi A3
Favorite music? – It changes constantly. Right now: Polyphia, Mutemath, Bob Reynolds and Chance the Rapper are all in heavy rotation.
Favorite movie? – Inception
Favorite TV show? – Silicon Valley or Curb Your Enthusiasm
– “Everything is interesting, you just have to keep pulling the thread.”