Tags: Getting To Know
Harrison Fetter    Jul 18, 2019
Getting to Know Swiss DH Racer Carina Cappellari Getting to Know Swiss DH Racer Carina Cappellari
Carina races at the top level while working full time.
Sarah Moore    Jun 24, 2019
Getting to Know Olympic Ski Cross Silver Medallist & EWS Racer Brittany Phelan Getting to Know Olympic Ski Cross Silver Medallist & EWS Racer Brittany Phelan
Find out how Brittany Phelan got into racing bikes, how she balances competing in two sports at the highest level, and how she copes with spending nine months on the road every year.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 20, 2019
Getting to Know: Nina Hoffmann Getting to Know: Nina Hoffmann
As part of the Wyn TV Privateer of the Week prize, we're going to interview all the winners so you can get to know them better.
Harrison Fetter    May 15, 2019
Getting to Know World Cup Racer & Fest Rider Theo Erlangsen Getting to Know World Cup Racer & Fest Rider Theo Erlangsen
Former rugby player turned mountain biker Theo Erlangsen talks with us about how he got into bikes, his thoughts on the state of World Cup racing, and his plans for the future.
Harrison Fetter    Apr 9, 2019
Getting to Know: St. George, Utah Freerider Jaxson Riddle Getting to Know: St. George, Utah Freerider Jaxson Riddle
We talk to Jaxson Riddle about how he got into freeride, his hiatus from social media, and the work he’s putting in to get to his biggest dream.
Harrison Fetter    Feb 18, 2019
Getting to Know: Part Time DH Racer, Part Time Hucker Reece Potter Getting to Know: Part Time DH Racer, Part Time Hucker Reece Potter
We chat with Reece about his custom painted bikes, his building apprenticeship, and his plans for the future.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 13, 2019
Getting to Know: Monika Hrastnik Getting to Know: Monika Hrastnik
Asking one of last year's breakout downhill stars the questions that matter.
Daniel Sapp    Jan 25, 2019
Getting To Know: Aspiring World Cup DH Racer Max Morgan Getting To Know: Aspiring World Cup DH Racer Max Morgan
The University of Vermont graduate who lives in Neko Mulally's basement will be racing the full World Cup series in 2019.
Harrison Fetter    Dec 17, 2018
Getting to Know: XC Turned DH Racer Rachel Pageau Getting to Know: XC Turned DH Racer Rachel Pageau
The French Canadian rider has gone from racing XC World Cup to DH World Cup in a short period of time.
Sarah Moore    Nov 28, 2018
Getting to Know: World Cup XC Racer Lea Davison on Resilience, Happiness & the Olympics Getting to Know: World Cup XC Racer Lea Davison on Resilience, Happiness & the Olympics
Vermont-based Lea Davison talks happiness, crashes, women's cycling, and going for her third Olympics in Tokyo.
Alex Evans    Nov 24, 2018
Getting to Know: Enduro World Series Champion Elliott Heap Getting to Know: Enduro World Series Champion Elliott Heap
We caught up with this year's EWS Under 21 Champion, Elliott heap to find out how his racing is going, what it's like being on a team with such legendary and seasoned veterans and how he feels about winning his first EWS title.
Harrison Fetter    Nov 17, 2018
Getting to Know: Flow & Style Expert Tommy Zula Getting to Know: Flow & Style Expert Tommy Zula
As well as winning this year's Pump Track World Championship, Tommy's been getting a taste of mountain bikes after spending most of his youth riding BMX.
Harrison Fetter    Nov 10, 2018
Getting to Know: World Cup Racer Bryn Dickerson Getting to Know: World Cup Racer Bryn Dickerson
From his time as a privateer to being part of a team, Bryn brings a lot of experience to the table and discusses his fight through a life-threatening injury and the direction he thinks the World Cup is headed, plus loads more.
Harrison Fetter    Sep 28, 2018
Getting to Know: World Cup Racer & Registered Nurse Veronika Widmann Getting to Know: World Cup Racer & Registered Nurse Veronika Widmann
She took her first World Cup podium at Val di Sole this year.
Harrison Fetter    Sep 15, 2018
Getting to Know: Max Beaupre Getting to Know: Max Beaupre
We find out more about this east coast young gun who is in the process of stacking podium finishes, winning several ESC race stops and snagging a first place at National Champs.
Sarah Moore    Aug 22, 2018
Getting to Know: EWS Whistler's 6th Place Finisher Christina Chappetta Getting to Know: EWS Whistler's 6th Place Finisher Christina Chappetta
Coming off a career-best finish at the Enduro World Series in Whistler, we caught up with Whistler local Christina Chappetta to find out what it's like living in the bike capital of the world, how she got into riding, and how she supports her racing habit.
Harrison Fetter    Jul 24, 2018
Getting to Know: 15-Year-Old Stylecat Soren Farenholtz Getting to Know: 15-Year-Old Stylecat Soren Farenholtz
For someone who still can't legally drive a car, Soren has some incredible skills on two wheels.
Sarah Moore    May 13, 2018
Getting to Know: Kaylee Gibb, Backflipping Mother Of 3 Getting to Know: Kaylee Gibb, Backflipping Mother Of 3
She has three kids, but that didn't stop Kaylee Gibb from attempting, and successfully landing, her first mountain bike backflip earlier this year. Happy Mother's Day!
Pinkbike Staff    May 6, 2018
Getting to Know - Maxime Chapuis Getting to Know - Maxime Chapuis
The Swiss rider talks about what he would be doing if he wasn't competing on the Enduro World Series circuit, and why he switched from downhill to enduro.
Sarah Moore    May 3, 2018
Getting to Know: Kialani Hines Getting to Know: Kialani Hines
After a decade racing BMX, Kialani Hines switched to mountain biking, and at 20 years old, she's already nipping at the likes of Jill Kintner's heels. We caught up with her at Sea Otter to see what the transition to bigger wheels has been like.
Alex Evans    Apr 28, 2018
Getting To Know - Morgane Charre Getting To Know - Morgane Charre
Ex-World Champion Morgane Charre is a real force to be reckoned with on the bike but her quiet and calm personality means she normally sails under the radar. We lift the lid and get to know the 2012 Elite World Champion a little better.
Harrison Fetter    Apr 7, 2018
Getting to Know - Antoine Buffart Getting to Know - Antoine Buffart
The French crankflip boss talks about his strengths and weaknesses, and what it's like riding the Loosefest course on a single crown fork.
Ross Bell    Feb 28, 2018
Getting to Know - British Junior World Champion Matt Walker Getting to Know - British Junior World Champion Matt Walker
We talk to the 2017 champ about the move up to elites, being in the shadow of Finn Iles, his new teammate Danny Hart, and more in this latest edition of Getting to Know.
Harrison Fetter    Feb 19, 2018
Getting to Know - Veronique Sandler Getting to Know - Veronique Sandler
We talk to the Kiwi rider about her new team for 2018, what she would be doing if she wasn't a professional rider, where she thinks the future of freeride is headed, and more in this latest edition of Getting to Know.
Harrison Fetter    Feb 3, 2018
Getting to Know Reilly Horan Getting to Know Reilly Horan
The highly skilled New Zealand expat rider now lives in Vernon, British Columbia and shares his time between skiing and getting rad on his bike.
Harrison Fetter    Jan 20, 2018
Getting to Know The Viking - Brage Vestavik Getting to Know The Viking - Brage Vestavik
We talk to the young Norwegian World Cup rider about his plans for the future, what he wants to be remembered for and why he's a model Viking in this latest edition of Getting to Know.
Harrison Fetter    Nov 18, 2017
Getting to Know Colorado Shredder DJ Brandt Getting to Know Colorado Shredder DJ Brandt
What does the future hold for freeride and DJ Brant? Get to know here.
Harrison Fetter    Oct 7, 2017
Getting to Know: Tom Cardy, Hardtail Hucker Getting to Know: Tom Cardy, Hardtail Hucker
The UK dirt jumper/street rider is looking forward to a big off-season with multiple projects planned.
Harrison Fetter    Aug 26, 2017
Getting to Know: Jakub Vencl Getting to Know: Jakub Vencl
Go beyond the Crankworx results with Jakub Vencl.
Harrison Fetter    Jul 22, 2017
Getting to Know: Dustin Gilding, Builder Getting to Know: Dustin Gilding, Builder
A shredder and dirt shaping perfectionist, Dustin Gilding explains all the different aspects of his passion around mountain biking.
Harrison Fetter    Jun 17, 2017
Getting to Know: Kirill Benderoni, Russia's Freerider Getting to Know: Kirill Benderoni, Russia's Freerider
Learn all about this hard-charging and fearless rider out of Moscow, Russia.
Harrison Fetter    May 27, 2017
Getting to Know: Whip Off Champ, Reed Boggs Getting to Know: Whip Off Champ, Reed Boggs
Rampage lines for fun, big slopestyle tricks, and current Whip Off Champ. Get to know 20 year old freerider, Reed Boggs.
Harrison Fetter    May 20, 2017
Getting to Know: DH Racer Samantha Kingshill Getting to Know: DH Racer Samantha Kingshill
What makes Samantha Kingshill, one of the fastest US downhill racers, tick?
AJ Barlas    May 6, 2017
Getting To Know: Henry Fitzgerald, Norco Factory Racer Getting To Know: Henry Fitzgerald, Norco Factory Racer
This Vancouver local has been raised on the trails of The Shore and Whistler, and for 2017 will be racing around the globe with the Norco Factory Racing team.
Rachelle Frazer Boobar    Apr 22, 2017
Getting to Know 2016 German DH Champion, Sandra Rubesam Getting to Know 2016 German DH Champion, Sandra Rubesam
We get to know 2016 German DH Champion Sandra Rubesam, chat to her about the day job, signing with Nukeproof and her plans for the season ahead.
Harrison Fetter    Apr 15, 2017
Getting to Know - Alex Volokhov, Nelson's Freerider Getting to Know - Alex Volokhov, Nelson's Freerider
Find out more about this up-and-coming freerider from Nelson, BC.
Harrison Fetter    Apr 8, 2017
Getting to Know Young Utah Hucker, Ethan Nell Getting to Know Young Utah Hucker, Ethan Nell
We chat with this St. George, Utah big jump smashing hellman about his ambitions, his background, and plans for 2017.
Mike Kazimer    Mar 25, 2017
Getting to Know: 18 Year-Old World Cup DH Racer Magnus Manson Getting to Know: 18 Year-Old World Cup DH Racer Magnus Manson
Magnus is the first racer to be supported by the Steve Smith Legacy Foundation, and in 2017 will hit the full World Cup DH circuit. We chat with him about his goals, his background and more.
AJ Barlas    Mar 18, 2017
Getting To Know: Emily Slaco Getting To Know: Emily Slaco
Emily Slaco spends her life guiding, adventuring, living in the backcountry and racing bikes around the world.
Harrison Fetter    Mar 11, 2017
Getting to Know: Damon Iwanaga Getting to Know: Damon Iwanaga
Damon Iwanaga is a name that you may not have heard of yet. This young Californian has been hitting up the Fest Series and getting noticed in the process. Learn more about Damon in this edition of Getting to Know.
Rachelle Frazer Boobar    Feb 25, 2017
Getting to Know Britney White - Pacific Northwest Freerider Getting to Know Britney White - Pacific Northwest Freerider
Meet Britney White, a freeriding, downhill racing, dirt jumping female shredder based out of the Pacific Northwest.
Rachelle Frazer Boobar    Feb 11, 2017
Getting to Know Rae Morrison - NZ's EWS Contender Getting to Know Rae Morrison - NZ's EWS Contender
Get to know New Zealand's top female enduro racer.
Rachelle Frazer Boobar    Feb 4, 2017
Getting to Know the Industry: Mallory Burda, POC Sports Getting to Know the Industry: Mallory Burda, POC Sports
What's it take to become a marketing heavyweight in the bike industry? Mal Burd knows and reveals her story. Read it now.
AJ Barlas    Jan 30, 2017
Pivot Factory Racing Adds Rupert Chapman to Team Pivot Factory Racing Adds Rupert Chapman to Team
Pivot Factory Racing's team announcement and Getting to Know their newest recruit, Rupert Chapman.
Rachelle Frazer Boobar    Jan 28, 2017
Getting to Know: Joey Gough, Britain's Most Stylish Female Rider Getting to Know: Joey Gough, Britain's Most Stylish Female Rider
Get to know Joey Gough, the British rider who has plenty of skill and style on the bike and loves nothing more than getting out to ride with her friends.
Harrison Fetter    Jan 21, 2017
Getting to Know: Robin Wallner, Enduro Racer Getting to Know: Robin Wallner, Enduro Racer
Get to know Robin Wallner; hailing from Sweden, this EWS racer is passionate and hard working, but knows the importance of making time for fun with friends and family along the way.
Harrison Fetter    Jan 7, 2017
Getting to Know - Spencer Paxson Getting to Know - Spencer Paxson
From cyclocross racing to shredding DH with Aggy, Spencer Paxson is one talented, well-rounded athlete. Find out more inside.
Harrison Fetter    Dec 31, 2016
Getting to Know - William Robert Getting to Know - William Robert
Find out more about this stylish French rider.
Tyler Maine    Dec 10, 2016
Getting to Know - KC Deane Getting to Know - KC Deane
KC Deane is a professional freeskier and mountain biker based out of Whistler BC by way of Sandpoint, Idaho and is worth getting to know more about.
Lauren Jenkins    Dec 3, 2016
Getting to Know Emily Horridge - Guide, Racer, Fun Lover Getting to Know Emily Horridge - Guide, Racer, Fun Lover
Former world cup racer, part time EWS racer, full-time bike guide. Meet Emily Horridge, the UK transplant with big plans for her guiding company in France.
Lauren Jenkins    Nov 26, 2016
Getting to Know Katy Winton - EWS Contender Getting to Know Katy Winton - EWS Contender
Katy Winton is a serious racer who knows how to keep things lighthearted. We sit down with the wee Scottish lass to find out what she's all about.
Lauren Jenkins    Nov 19, 2016
Getting to Know Charlie Hatton - Junior DH World Cup Racer Getting to Know Charlie Hatton - Junior DH World Cup Racer
This week we get to know Charlie Hatton, a UK racer whose name you may be seeing more of on the World Cup circuit in years to come.
Tyler Maine    Nov 12, 2016
Getting to Know - Kathi Kuypers Getting to Know - Kathi Kuypers
Kathi is a Bavarian ripper that's chasing her bike around the world and just wants to learn more, go bigger and smile the whole way.
Olly Forster    Nov 5, 2016
Getting to Know Kenta Gallagher - World Cup Privateer Getting to Know Kenta Gallagher - World Cup Privateer
This young Scotsman made the switch from professional World Cup XC racing to privateer World Cup DH racing, and he's on a mission to make it with the best.
Olly Forster    Oct 29, 2016
Getting to Know Gaëtan Vigé Getting to Know Gaëtan Vigé
Let's find out more about the young Frenchman who kept Finn Iles on his toes all year long in the Juniors, and who is now ready to rumble with the Elites.
   Oct 22, 2016
Getting To Know NHL Goaltender Thomas Greiss Getting To Know NHL Goaltender Thomas Greiss
This week we get to know Thomas Greiss, a German NHL hockey player living in Brevard, NC, who loves nothing more than taking to the trails during his downtime.
Olly Forster    Oct 15, 2016
Getting to Know Matt Jones Getting to Know Matt Jones
Matt Jones put his name on the map in 2016 by winning the Colorado Freeride Festival, and he's not planning on stopping there.
Olly Forster    Oct 8, 2016
Getting to Know Johannes Fischbach Getting to Know Johannes Fischbach
Fischi has been racing since the age of six and has had his fair share of wins in multiple disciplines. This week we get to know this fun loving racer from Germany just a little better.
Tyler Maine    Oct 1, 2016
Getting to Know - Lauren Gregg Getting to Know - Lauren Gregg
Lauren is one of the fastest Enduro racers in North America and through a lot of hard work she's built a pretty rad program for herself that will see her joining the EWS series for 2017.
Tyler Maine    Sep 24, 2016
Getting to Know - Caleb Holonko Getting to Know - Caleb Holonko
Caleb Holonko is the type of rider that many of us wish that we were, and is also that rider that many of us are.
Matt Wragg    Sep 17, 2016
Getting to Know Dan Wolfe Getting to Know Dan Wolfe
We get to know a bit more about Irish enduro hopeful, Dan Wolfe.
Lauren Jenkins    Aug 27, 2016
Getting to Know Kyle Warner Getting to Know Kyle Warner
Kyle Warner hails from Northern California and is one of the USA's top enduro athletes.
Tyler Maine    Aug 20, 2016
Getting to Know - Yoann Barelli Getting to Know - Yoann Barelli
We catch up with the one of the funniest (and fastest) enduro racers out there.
Matt Wragg    Aug 13, 2016
Getting to Know Matt Stuttard Getting to Know Matt Stuttard
At the last EWS round in Aspen, Matt Stuttard blitzed his way to a win on the burly final stage. We caught up with him to find out more about just who he is.
Olly Forster    Aug 6, 2016
Getting to Know Luca Cometti Getting to Know Luca Cometti
Hailing from SoCal and traveling the world with the Intense Factory DH team, Luca has come a long ways, with many exciting years ahead of him.
Tyler Maine    Jul 30, 2016
Getting to Know - Remi Gauvin Getting to Know - Remi Gauvin
Remi has become a west coast staple for gravity racing in Canada and he's recently been picked up by the Rocky Mountain Urge bp Rally Team. We caught up with him to learn about what makes the Vancouver Islander ride so fast.
Olly Forster    Jul 23, 2016
Getting to Know Steffi Marth Getting to Know Steffi Marth
From BMX to 4X and then on to World Cup downhill, enduro and even freeride, Steffi Marth is one of the most diverse riders on the scene and someone whose passion and enthusiasm for the sport holds no bounds.
Tyler Maine    Jul 22, 2016
From NASCAR to the Trails with Ty Dillon From NASCAR to the Trails with Ty Dillon
Meet Ty Dillon, he's a professional NASCAR racer that loves to ride mountain bikes.
Olly Forster    Jul 16, 2016
Getting to Know Craig Evans Getting to Know Craig Evans
This week we're getting to know Craig Evans, Sheffield lad, stylish rider and someone who isn't afraid to get stuck in, whether that be with riding, trail building or drinking Guinness.
Rachelle Frazer Boobar    Jul 9, 2016
Getting to Know - Leah Maunsell Getting to Know - Leah Maunsell
This week we get to know Leah Maunsell, at only 17 she's got skill beyond her years and the results to back it up.
Matt Wragg    Jul 2, 2016
Getting to Know Toni Ferreiro Getting to Know Toni Ferreiro
Never heard of Toni Ferreiro? You soon will as this speedy Spaniard is on the verge of lighting up the Enduro World Series...
Olly Forster    Jun 25, 2016
Getting to Know Angel Suarez Getting to Know Angel Suarez
In this weeks 'getting to know' we catch up with the YT Mob's Angle Suarez, a racer with effortless speed and style and most certainly one to keep your eyes on.
Olly Forster    Jun 11, 2016
Getting to Know David Mcmillan Getting to Know David Mcmillan
Get to know Aussie lad Dave Mcmillan; World Cup privateer, and essential crew member of the Vanzacs.
Olly Forster    Jun 4, 2016
Getting to Know Makken Haugen Getting to Know Makken Haugen
Pushing the boundaries of what was once considered impossible on a mountain bike is part of Makken's daily routine.
Lauren Jenkins    May 28, 2016
Getting to Know Katy Curd Getting to Know Katy Curd
It doesn't matter if she's tearing her way down a World Cup downhill track, 4X track, or sailing over the local dirt jumps - Katy Curd's skills on the bike and her passion for mountain biking make her a formidable athlete, and one of the sport's true ambassadors.
Olly Forster    May 22, 2016
Getting to Know Kyle Jameson Getting to Know Kyle Jameson
Kyle J is a super nice guy with a laid back attitude, he also happens to be really talented on a bike.
Olly Forster    May 14, 2016
Getting to Know Charlie Harrison Getting to Know Charlie Harrison
Charlie Harrison might be a new name to some of you, but this young American is already making waves in the world of downhill mountain bike racing and for good reason.
Tyler Maine    May 7, 2016
Getting to Know Jordie Lunn Getting to Know Jordie Lunn
We need more characters like Jordie Lunn in mountain biking. He truly loves riding and is his own person.
Olly Forster    Apr 30, 2016
Getting to Know Bryan Regnier Getting to Know Bryan Regnier
One of the wildest and most stylish riders on the Enduro World Series, we caught up with the missile from Marseille to find out what makes him tick...
Tyler Maine    Apr 23, 2016
Getting to Know Fraser McGlone Getting to Know Fraser McGlone
Norco Factory Racing's newest gravity member, Fraser McGlone is pumped on the move up to a factory ride this year. We catch up and learn more about this Scottish ripper.
Paul Aston    Apr 9, 2016
Getting to Know Francisco Pardal Getting to Know Francisco Pardal
This week we acquaint ourselves with a Portuguese pinner.
Tyler Maine    Apr 2, 2016
Getting To Know Ben Cruz Getting To Know Ben Cruz
Ben Cruz is one of North America's top Enduro racers. Learn more as we sit down and catch up as the EWS gets into full swing.
Olly Forster    Mar 19, 2016
Getting to Know Mark Scott Getting to Know Mark Scott
After a great start to the year and with the EWS knocking at the door, all eyes are on Mark Scott right now and for good reason.
Paul Aston    Mar 12, 2016
Getting to Know Rob Williams Getting to Know Rob Williams
How does one go from being a "lazy downhiller" to a competitive XC, road and enduro racer?
Tyler Maine    Mar 5, 2016
Getting to Know Reece Wallace Getting to Know Reece Wallace
Meet Reece Wallace, he's from the prairies but calls the west coast home nowadays and can be found competing in a multitude of events from the FMBA tour to Rampage.
Olly Forster    Feb 27, 2016
Getting to Know Vincent Tupin Getting to Know Vincent Tupin
In this week's Getting to Know, we catch up with a rising star of the Freeride and FEST scene, Frenchman Vinny T.
Olly Forster    Feb 20, 2016
Getting to Know Cody Kelley Getting to Know Cody Kelley
With an approach to his riding that really sets him apart from his peers, Cody Kelley is a racer who embodies both speed and style.
Olly Forster    Feb 13, 2016
Getting to Know Nick Pescetto Getting to Know Nick Pescetto
From his laid back attitude, you could be forgiven for thinking that Nick Pescetto is just another freerider living the lifestyle, but there's far more to this enigmatic Italian than meets the eye.
Rachelle Frazer Boobar    Feb 6, 2016
Getting to Know Tegan Molloy Getting to Know Tegan Molloy
Tegan Molloy had a breakout season in 2014, winning the Junior Downhill World Championship, and now she's in the elite's, she's not quitting until she gets on that podium again.
Olly Forster    Jan 30, 2016
Getting to Know Luca Shaw Getting to Know Luca Shaw
This week we're getting to know Luca Shaw, the young American rider who has proven his worth against the big dogs of downhill on more than one occasion.
Rachelle Frazer Boobar    Jan 3, 2016
Getting to Know Jack Moir Getting to Know Jack Moir
Kicking off our new 'Getting to Know' series is Australian downhill racer, Jack Moir. This is the first in a series of articles that will be out every weekend, focussing on the up-and-coming riders and racers who we think will be making waves in 2016.

 
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