James Foster interview

James Foster

  • Name: James Foster
  • Age: 22
  • Height, Weight, Stance: 5′9″ 140 right foor forward
  • Years Pro: 5
  • Hometown? Redlands, CA
  • Current residence?Greenville, NC
  • Married?/Kids? No.
  • SHOW YOUR SPONSORS THE LOVE:
    • Clothes(s): UnderGround Products
    • Shoe Sponsor(s): Nike 6.0
    • Bike Sponsor(s): Khe Bikes
    • Other Sponsors: Staff mailorder

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    KICK OFF WITH A GREAT INTRO

    I won the Salt Lake City stop of the Dew Tour in dirt this year, and took best trick at Red Bull elevation this year.

    James Foster

    what are 3 Topics that you would most like to discuss and why?

  • Dirt jumping, because it’s dying
  • Cars, because I love them and work on them all the time
  • I don’t know…

      YOUR CAREER, IN YOUR OWN WORDS

    • How do you fit into your sport?
    • I just ride because I love riding, but I do ride a lot of contests. I like being around everyone at them, it’s fun.
    • Latest contest finish you’d like to discuss? Placement?
    • Orlando Dew Tour and Salt Lake in dirt, 1st in Salt Lake, 19th in Orlando
    • What’s the contest or event you’re looking forward to attending next?
    • Dew Tour, elevation if they have it
    • Who’s your biggest influence getting you started?
    • All my friends I rode with back in Redlands
    • Is there a single event responsible for you going Pro?
    • I used to race, and that’s how I started riding. I never really considered myself pro, I just started riding pro contests.
  • WHAT’S UP? What’s new? Contests? Team changes? Injuries? What’s your big news this month?

    I just moved to Greenville…

    James Foster

  • What are the 2 biggest events of your career?
  • Dew Salt Lake, because it was the biggest event I ever won, and Elevation 2005, because I pulled the first triple whip there.
  • What’s the biggest misconception about your sport? And, about you?
  • Sport? I don’t really know because I’m involved in it and don’t know what other peole think of it. Me? No idea
  • What excites you most about your sport right now?
  • I’m just excited to ride with awesome people and have fun
  • Any signature products?
  • Yes, my signature frame from Khe bikes
    James' car

    YOU KNOW WHEN CELEBRITIES GO ON THE “TONIGHT SHOW” AND TELL FUNNY/RANDOM STORIES? NOW IT’S YOUR TURN.

  • Just about every athlete picks up a hobby on the road, some have even turned theirs into gold records and TV shows. Which hobbies have you picked up?
  • I love car electronics, instaling and tinkering and working on my van and car, that’s pretty much all I do, is work on my cars. Oh, and I love riding motox.
  • Funny story: (We all have one) Pretend you’re trying to impress a crowd with your funny stories/ experiences; which one do you whip out that always gets a smile?
  • Ummm….blank!
  • What movie do you have to have on DVD?
  • Fight Club and Rad
  • What show do you have to TiVo?
  • South Park and Metalocalypse
  • What would we be most surprised to learn about you?
  • I’m vegetarian, used to be vegan.
  • Everyone is an expert at something. What’s your specialty?
  • Driving fast
  • What’s your hugest pet peeve?
  • People dont use their blinkers.
  • Another sport you would like to master?
  • Freestyle moto
  • What’s on your play list right now?
  • All Shall Perish – Better Living Through Catastrophe
  • Parkway Drive – The Sirens Song
  • Killswitch Engage – Holy Driver
  • From the Shallows – Beyond the Unknown
  • Suicide Silence
  • James Foster at RideBMX

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