If it weren't for Hans Rey's VHS videos, I'm not sure I would have found the same love for mountain biking that I have now. Without that love for mountain biking found in the mid-90's, there's a great chance that I would not be where I am in mountain bike media today. My story about the impact, direct or indirect, that Hans Rey has had on my mountain biking experience is just one of thousands out there. Exposed to the first days of the new sport of bicycle trials, Hans rose through the competitive trials ranks to earn multiple World Championship victories. His trials skills took him to California where he was introduced to mountain biking and the rest is history. From VHS videos to riding Kilimanjaro to trail advocacy to his wheels4life.org charity, Hans wrote the book on what it means to be a professional mountain biker through competition or non-competitive adventures. It was a pleasure and honor to interview one of my early MTB heroes and I hope you enjoy the interview.
IMBA World Summit Video with Hans, Danny MacAskill and Ryan Leech
Tutti Frutti Epic MTB Tour
Hans riding a slack line on a mod trials bike a few weeks back! @hansnowayrey
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