Paul Basagoitia

Rider: Paul Basagoitia
Date of birth: 12.12.1986
Nationality: USA
Residence: Minden, Nevada, USA   
Sponsors: Kona, Red Bull, Raceface, Giro, Marzocchi, WTB, Shimano, Sun Ringle, Skull Candy

Rider’s Biography:
I have been riding since I was 8 years old. It was the movie ‘Rad’ that got me into MTB as I wanted to be just like Cru Jones. I also used to race BMX for 6 years and love wakeboarding and riding 50s

Best Results:
2008 4th Nissan Qashqai Challenge Overall
2008 5th Nissan Qashqai Challenge London (UK)
2008 5th Nissan Qashqai Challenge Munich (GER)

Video Segments:
New World Disorder 5, 6, 7 and 9

Favourite Trick: Superman Backflip

What is your philosophy of life?
Never give up on your goals!

What do you expect of the Vienna Air King 2009?
I expect a lot of good riding, and a lot of new tricks that people haven’t seen yet on a MTB!