Setting new goals for the new year is something most of us do. How can you better yourself? Is my training on point or is there someone out there who can teach me more? Is my equipment on point? Should I switch to carbon? Do I need to eat better? Do I have to change my program? Today we're checking in with 2021 UCI Pump Track World Champion Eddy Clerté from France.
Did 2021 turn out the way you wanted? Eddy Clerté: Starting off the year with a big shoulder injury makes this question hard to answer. I guess I saved the year ending it with consistency and real progression.
With the start of the new year, are you always looking to become a faster racer? Eddy Clerté: Yes! I mainly enjoy the process, so I'm focusing on executing everything the best way possible and make sure I head into the right direction. But of course I start every year convinced
Name: Kieran Reilly Hometown: From Newcastle upon Tyne, living in Corby. Sponsors: Red Bull, Tallorder BMX, CoreUK, Seventies Distro, Redstar Clothing
Progression is key in BMX, how do you consider trying something new every time? Do you complete the trick in your head and then send it? Kieran Reilly: I find I feel like I’ve had a better session if I’ve learned something or at least pushed outside my comfort zone and so that motivates me to be constantly trying new things, I usually just have
Setting new goals for the new year is something most of us do. How can you better yourself? Is my training on point or is there someone out there who can teach me more? Is my equipment on point? Should I try a longer frame? Should I switch to carbon? Today we're checking in with GT's Camille Maire from France.
Name: Camille Maire Age: 27 Hometown: Saint Etienne, France Sponsors: DN sarrians, GT BMX Factory
Did 2021 turn out the way you wanted? Camille Maire: Not really. My main goal was to get the ticket to the Olympics. I ended with the alternate place! Then, the world championship didn’t go as planned with a crash in the semi final. I also got disqualified for no reason after the semi at the European Championship. Tough season!
With the start of the new year, are you always looking to become a faster racer?
Name: Noah McBride Age: 23 Hometown: Muncie, Indiana, USA Hook-ups/Sponsors: No Sponsors, but I get a lot of support from the people around me so I’ll take a second here to shout out a few Homies that have done a bunch for me, and I appreciate a lot: -Casey Smith from the Yeah Dude, Sick! Podcast -Chuck Nagy from Heavy Pedals BMX Zine -Rich Hoppe, and his Skate Park “Slam City” -Brant Moore and an endless list of friends and shredders that keep me stoked on BMX.
Name: Ky Brisebois (breeze-bwah) Age: 27 Hometown: Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Hook-ups/Sponsors: Quit 'em. I ride for myself and pushing creativity. Getting paid to do this shit isn’t something I can fathom haha
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-Spot to ride: In the streets on the go. These days getting lucky on a bar or whip off a curb cut while