Rider Profile: Joe Mallinson

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Joe Mallinson


Date of Birth:

Current Residence:
Innerleithen, Scotland

Sheffield, England

Diamondback Europe, Rockstar Energy Drink, Kore USA, Freestylextreme.com, ThorMX UK, SRAM, Duck Smart, Avid, RockShox, SpiralGFX, JVC, Schwalbe UK, Horizon Watches, Owkay Clothing, Plush Suspension

Years I’ve been riding:
Been racing for 3 years

Favourite Trail or place to ride:
Fort William, it's mint for both 4X and downhill

Best ride ever:
The 2013 Fort William 4X Pro Tour. I finished the event in the top 15 riders.

Favourite Trick:
Probably a really dumped 360

Nothing major in MTB but I carry a knee injury from back when I used to ride motocross.

Career Highlight:
Getting to represent team GB at the 4X World Championships in 2013.

When I’m not riding downhill or 4X I like to ride cross country, skatepark and dirt jumps when they are dry.

Role Model:
Steve Peat

Favourite Movie:
This Is The End

Favourite Drink:
Apple Sours Rockstar

Favourite Food:
Has to be a good curry

Favourite Industry Individual:
Steve Peat

Most Valued Component on Your Bike:
Probably my wheels, I’m especially stoked on how much abuse my Kore Torsion wheels took last season and they’re still in mint condition.

Favourite Event:
Fort William World Cup/Pro Tour as it's a home venue and the atmosphere is awesome

Words of Wisdom:
No pain no gain

Last Thoughts:
Bring on 2014!