Name: Tom Isted
Sponsors: DHarco, Sr Suntour, Kenda Tyres, ODI, Abus Cycling, Etnies, Dakine, Profile Racing, GoPro, Woody’s bike Park.
Favourite tune to listen to on the bike: The sound of my profile hubs.
Tell us about yourself, who are you, things people might not know about you outside of your riding:
I’m a qualified welder.
Competition or just riding? Both
What’s your all time favourite mountain biking trip? Mongoose bmx trip to Costa Rica
What do you love about riding? Pushing myself and spending time with friends
What are you most proud of achieving through riding?
My first podium at Crankworx Rotorua slopestyle. Stomping my run and linking it all up to land in 3rd place.
One tip you would give to a grom wanting to become a pro rider like yourself?
Just have fun and learn how to crash properly