Video: Finding Flow & Style at 11 Years Old

Jan 31, 2019
by Steven Lloyd  

What a year it has been for Weston (aka Westeez) Lloyd, an 11 year old shredder out of Salt Lake City, UT. For a kid, dreaming of becoming like your heroes and visiting Whistler Bike Park can be life-changing. But working hard and putting in the time at home is where true shape takes place. With places Virgin Utah, I street, and Deer Valley, Utah has been shaping some of freeride's youngest talent. As school got out for summer, Weston got busy hitting the dirt jumps as much as possible as well as trips to the old Rampage site and the local bike park.

Working on his style has been his main goal this year and stepping up to more challenging features. Teaming up with his Dad, Weston dedicated some time to filming some edits. I street is where Weston learned to ride jumps and it was the perfect place to film.

I Street has been a proving ground for may Utah riders. Weston has been going to I street since he was 2 years old on training wheels.

Working on getting those tables flat.

This fall might have been the most epic fall ever. Jumping through the yellow aspens at Deer Valley.

Weston looks forward to going to Rampage every year. Not only to watch his favorite riders compete, but to dial in his skills with his buddies.

Weston sending it for the Grompage event the day after Rampage.

Mentions Demon Dirt, Norco, Enve

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  • 29 2
 Hook your kids on bikes and they will never have money for drugs! Great riding.
  • 14 1
 So, here's an encouraging/discouraging fact: I've been riding over 300% longer than L'il Dude, and his whip is 300% better than mine.
  • 7 2
 Not only are Weston and his dad awesome riders they're awesome people too! Down to shred and talk bikes with anyone that's willing. Great influencers of the bike community here in UT.
  • 6 1
 Probably the only kid at rampage not hounding the riders for free stuff! Kid shreds
  • 2 1
 Take note Dads. The kid isn't riding silly plus tires. He isn't on a massive 27.5 bike that he can barely stand on just for speed. He is on a properly sized bike (for the most part) with nice wheels.
  • 1 1
 Nice work Team Team Lloyd. 11 years old and already better than 95% of riders. You can even see how much better he's gotten from Spring to Fall in the video! Stay healthy and keep inspiring us Weston.
  • 3 1
 Lookin great Weston! Keep up the great work......will be fun watching you in the future......great edit!
  • 2 1
 man this kid's killing it, hope he makes it big, he's definitely got the style
  • 4 1
 good job dad!
  • 1 1
 fuck me I wish I was a kid that grew up out west!! Mad props to this lil man!!
  • 1 0
 Lotsa skills an style for an 11 year-old. Great video.
  • 1 1
 If dad can keep up you guys should make an edit together.
  • 1 1
 They did. It was posted a while back. A trip in the Cascades or something. Really good vid.
  • 2 1
 Here is one we did this summer on a bike packing trip.
  • 1 1
 Now that is some quality family time.
  • 1 1
 Nice. He's doing great, and what a place to be growing up in.
  • 1 1
 "trips to the old Rampage site"
This is terrifying and awesome
  • 1 1
 Awesome Steve! Crazy how good Weston is riding!
  • 1 1
 what bike is that hes riding
  • 2 1
 He is riding a Norco Range XS.
  • 1 1
 Great work and awesome story, Steve! Love watching this kid
  • 1 1
 New kid on the block...
  • 1 1
 Are you not entertained?
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