Date of birth:
5/11/1993

Sponsors:
Colony BMX, Bicycle Centre Townsville.

How long have you been riding:
5 years.

What got you interested in bmx:
I used to ride a skateboard at the skatepark and observed a lot of the older boys riding their bikes and the tricks that they were doing got me interested.

Biggest influences in BMX:
Andrew Ahumda, Clint Millar and Chris Courtney.

What does a regular saturday out on the bike usually consist of?
Meeting up with the boys down at the local skatepark, filming clips at different parks or go street riding.

What are you doing for work these days?
Landscape/fencing

Top three places youve ridden over the years?
Rampfest/The Shed, Millar’s backyard setup and Melbourne.

What are your interests outside of riding?
Spending time with family and friends.

Tell us something about your local scene:
Not much of a big scene in Townsville, but I like to inspire and support the young children in their riding.

What motivates you to go out and ride all the time?
To one day fulfil my dreams of becoming a Pro.

Favourite place you’ve travelled to and why?
Melbourne for my 18th birthday to meet all the Pro riders that inspire me.

Good meals to eat:
Subway, steak & veggies.

Favourite music:
Tupac, Dizzy Wright, MGK.

Favourite Colony product:
All of them.

What has BMX taught you?
To have patience and to continue to better myself.

Instagram:
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