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The Inside Line Podcast - Mark Fitzsimmons, Race Program Director at FOX 3

When you take your dirt bike's motor apart at 12 years old, you may be headed for a career in engineering.

The Inside Line Podcast - Mark Fitzsimmons, Race Program Director at FOX


You may know him as Fitzy, but Mark Fitzsimmons took a passion for two-wheeled thrills combined with disassembling things and turned it into a career. As Race Program Director for FOX, he's involved in product development for the consumer market which can only get there through the rigors of world-class racing and competition. Besides being a slayer on two wheels (with or without motors), Fitzy has worked with the best riders on the planet and knows what it takes to get the highest performing suspension products in to the hands of every-day mountain bikers. He speaks on his history, his career with FOX, collaborating with world's fastest racers, 29er DH fork development, what racers and average riders need, as well as the future of mountain bike suspension. It was a privilege to be able to pick his brain for an hour and I hope you enjoy the podcast. -spomer

Some notable Fitzy quotes

  • Suspension only knows force and speed.
  • Comfortable is often lack of control at times

FOX products and reviews in the Vital MTB Product Guide

Fitzy at Vital's MTB Moto Day in 2013, throwin' some roost!

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