NICKNAME: Godfather of Freeride, Chimonez
HOMETOWN: North Vancouver, BC, Canada
BIRTHDATE: Sept 20th, 1973
RIDING DISCIPLINE: Little of this, a lot of that.
WHAT GOT YOU IN TO RIDING?: Nothing really, just drawn to it from an early age.
FIRST ‘REAL’ MOUNTAIN BIKE : Fisher Hoo Koo e Koo
BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S) ON YOUR RIDING: All the “old school” shredders – how opened up my perspective on this sport.
FAVORITE RIDING LOCATION: North Shore and the Alps, but pretty much anywhere with a healthy share of singletrack.
PERSONAL CATCH PHRASE: “You wanna make history or do you want to read about it?”
IF I WASN’T A ‘PRO’ RIDER I WOULD BE: Harassing Race Face for cheap parts.
SPECIAL TALENT: Mining the nugs.
PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE: Give, and you shall receive.
FAVORITE MUSIC: Loud
The Pioneer of Freeride Moutain Biking
Nominated to the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame
Winner of the first Red Bull Rampage.