Johny Salido Signs with Rasoulution

Oct 18, 2020
by rasoulution  
During the 2019 Red Bull Hardline downhill race. Boris Beyer

Press Release: Rasoulution

Juan Diego “Johny” Salido truly embodies the freeride vibe. He’s equally at home shredding steep terrain, riding downhill or chasing flips on his dirt jump bike. Now the young Mexican has decided to take the next steps in his career with Rasoulution at his side.

Johny Salido has become a fixture to the freeride scene over the past years. His performance at last year´s Marzocchi Proving Grounds, amongst a stacked field of competitors, showing complex tricks like a Flat Spin Nac Nac, ended with second place. This also meant a longtime dream come true, as he was awarded a wild card for Red Bull Rampage 2019. The dream however would not be fulfilled as a crash in the final training right before the competition started, ended it abruptly. His motivation though seems to be unbroken: Johny can´t wait to return to the deserts of Utah and prove himself worthy at the world´s most prestigious freeride competition.

The much-anticipated documentary “Keep on Keeping on – Dreaming of Rampage” which is soon to be released follows Johny´s journey to Red Bull Rampage 2019, giving personal insights with emotional story-telling. Follow this link for a first teaser of the documentary:

By partnering with Rasoulution, Johny aims to strengthen his presence in Europe and plans on competing in European events like the “Loosefest” in Belgium, which is known for its immense jumps.

During the 2019 Red Bull Hardline downhill race. Boris Beyer

The preparations for Johny´s very own Freeride competition are in full swing as well. Located in Guadalajara - Mexico, most of the course for “Freeride Fiesta” is already built and the event is planned to be held in spring 2021.
Don´t miss out on any updates of the event and some first test runs by following the “Freeride Fiesta” on Instagram!

bigquotes“Freeride Fiesta is super important to me. I want to give local riders the chance to step into the limelight and become pro riders. With Rasoulution by my side, I am able to think on a bigger scale when it comes to project planning!” Johny Salido

Rasoulution now supports Johny Salido in the areas of management and communication. Managing Director Tarek Rasouli is stoked on the team roster´s new addition:

bigquotes“The first time Johny drew my attention was back at the Marzocchi Proving Grounds event in Oregon. He was really sending it and qualifying for Rampage was the logical result. The first time I met him in person was at Rampage after his unfortunate crash during the last training prevented him from competing. We had various video calls and I realized, how positive and dedicated his attitude is on everything he does. He is a cool guy with great charisma and has extraordinary riding skills, no matter if he is on his big bike or dirt jump bike. We are happy to welcome Johny to our team and to help him elevate his career to the next level!” Tarek Rasouli

During the 2019 Red Bull Hardline downhill race. Boris Beyer

Johny Salido:
Facebook: @JuanDiegoSalido
Instagram: johnysalido
YouTube: Johny Salido

Freeride Fiesta:
Instagram: freeridefiesta

Photos by Boris Beyer.


  • 28 1
 What’s Rasoulution?
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 "RASOULUTION is a sports marketing and communication agency based in Munich (GERMANY).

Our core competence lies in creative marketing and communication solutions in the sports world, focussing on the bike industry.

Founded in 2005 by the former mountain bike pro rider, and opinion leader of the global bike scene Tarek Rasouli, RASOULUTION has rapidly gained reputation over the years. Our strong expertise, creativity, passion, as well as determination, enable us to deliver comprehensive corporate consulting, develop integrated communication strategies, and implement brand affine marketing concepts working closely with both product-driven brands as well as tourism regions.

RASOULUTION boasts a vast network of excellent contacts within the sports scene, the media, the industry and holds a wealth of in-depth sector knowlegde"

they have a pretty solid roster
  • 8 0
 @mobil1syn: I'm still not sure how they make money.
  • 1 0
 @mark4444: Heavily backed by Red Bull.
  • 11 0
 @mark4444: it's a very simple three step process

Step one: sign athletes

Step two: ???

Step three: profit
  • 2 1
 Look Tarek up, he was a world class rider and one of the pioneers of MTB.
  • 1 0
 @Larkey1: lol, step 2 is probably not that important anyway.
  • 15 2
 Pinkbike I love you but an athlete signing with an agent isnt exactly front page news...
  • 6 0
 Holy Toledo, it’s Johnny Salido! Met Johnny and his sister at CWX Innsbruck after Rogatkin introduced them to me and was immediately impressed by their friendliness and good energy. It was only later I saw Johnny send it on the bike with style. Total bummer he couldn’t compete it Rampage Finals cause he was killing it in practise. Good luck and keep ripping!!
  • 8 0
 Nada me enorgullece mas que un ciclista mexicano haciendo historia!!
  • 4 2
 Hasta la victoria siempre.
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  • 1 3
 @qblambda: 奇怪 的 flex 但是 可以
  • 1 1
 @colincolin: Это безумие, что здесь происходит.
  • 4 1
 @dh-corn: c'est quoi ce bordel???
  • 5 0
 Saca la bolsita!
  • 6 1
 Holy toledo that’s great for Salido!
  • 3 0
 They are driving force behind a lot of Danny Mac's videos. They do pretty rad stuff. Super stoked to see what they with Johny!
  • 2 0
 Tarek is one of the first names I knew in this sport. I remember him starting rasoulution after his accident. Great to see him adding some of the best athletes to his company and generally still being involved.
  • 2 0
 His shirt reminds me some kind of MTV 90's backgrounds
  • 2 0
 Always nice to see talent get recognized! Congrats Johny
  • 1 0
 Holy Toledo it's Johny Salido! :-) Congrats watching you ride!
  • 1 0
 Get signed for Rasolution = Red Bull Helmet
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