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Jackson Goldstone Mini Interview and Spawn Kotori MTB Bike Check


Jackson Goldstone MTB Spawn Cycle Bike Check and Grom Interview

Name: Jackson Goldstone

Age: 12

Height: 4.7″

A rad moment from Crankworx? A rad moment from crankworx is when I did the pre-run for the pros on A-line. They let the winner of the Kidsworx invitational A line race go first before they send the Pro racers down. It was fun and a good chance to see what it’s like to race in front a big crowd.

How long have you been riding MTB? I have been riding since I was 2. I rode the run bike and BMX until I got my first MTB at 5

Have you or do you ever ride BMX? All the time. I started racing BMX at 5 and pretty much raced as my main sport until 10. We still race as a family but my Mom and Sister are into more than me. I have a park BMX bike that I still ride a bit, but it’s 16 inch so a little small.

What is your favourite place to ride? my favourite place to ride is Morzine in France or Woodward west in California. Where I live in Squamish is amazing too.

Best bike memory so far? I have a couple, 1.woodward west mega ramp jump, 2. landing my first backflip. I was super nervous before both those but it was so fun to do.

Next trick to learn? next trick is a 360 barspin, or “truckdriver” I have done them before, but not very consistently

Do you have an ultimate bike goal? probably to win Crankworx and Rampage in the same year. I think you need to be an all around rider to do that, like Brandon Semenuk

If someone was your age and wanted to start riding, what advice would you give? Get the best bike you can afford right away, even if it’s used. It’s cheaper in the long run.

Jackson Goldstone with his Spawn Bikes MTB

Bike Check

Frame: Spawn Kotori
Fork: 80mm travel fork for 20 inch wheels.
Bars: Kore Aerox Carbon
Stem: Kore Repute 35mm
Grips: Kore Contour Grips
Brake: Shimano Zee
Crank: Zee, custom cut to 150mm.
Chainring: Stronghold 32 Tooth
Rims: Kore Durox 20 Inch
Hubs: Chris King 32 Spoke
BB: Chris King Threaded
Tires: Maxxis Snyper 20 inch.
Seat: Rivera Pivotal Saddle
Jackson Goldstone Spawn Bikes MTB
Any special mods or custom tweaks to your bike? shorter cranks cut down to 150mm, and soft suspension in the fork.

Shout-outs or thanks? Thanks to my Family, Jake Kinney and Rob Dunnet, who are like family.

Jackson Goldstone Spawn Bikes MTB Front View
Jackson Goldstone Spawn Bikes MTB Drivetrain
Jackson Goldstone Spawn Bikes MTB Pedal

Meet 6 Year Old BMXer Isaac Zimmer – Lil Pros BMX Tour Spotlight


Meet 6 year old BMX grom Isaac Zimmer, and join him for a special tour of his very unique local park, The Factory 24 Hour Bike Park in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Marcus Christopher 11 Year Old BMX Rider Interview


Marcus Christopher BMX Groms Interview BackflipName: Marcus Christopher

Instagram: marcus_christopher_bmx

Age: 11

Hometown: Hartville, Ohio

Sponsors: Kink Bicycles, Kid Dynamite Apparel, Deft Family Gloves

How old when started and what motivated you? I was 4 years old when i started racing which I did for 6 years before i switched to freestyle. I have been riding freestyle for 2 years now. My motivation to start came from stories my dad told me about racing bmx when he was a kid.

What size bike did you start on? 18″ Redline micro mini race bike

What do you ride now? 18″ Kink Bantam

Favorite style of Riding? Park

What riders get you stoked and influence you the most? Kris Fox, Logan Martin, Kyle Baldock and like to ride with local pros Nick Bruce and Rob Armour

Marcus Christopher BMX Groms Interview Callout

Recent trip to Vegas, How was it? Amazing, there are so many awesome parks in Vegas. I rode in a stunt show to honor Dana White of the UFC on Labor Day.

Marcus Christopher BMX Groms Interview SupermanDid you do any other bmx traveling trips this year? I was able to go to Joyride 150 in Canada and Daniel Dhers in North Carolina. I also made a couple of trips to Rochester, NY and The Kitchen in South Bend, IN

Your Backyard? We started with just a mini and have continued to add on. We now have a box line with a wall ride and a Resi line.

Scariest trick to learn? Flair, I just didn’t want to land on my head

You must be stoked on landing that flip whip to resi. How long have you been working up to that trick? practiced in foam pit for 1/2 hour 3 different nights before taking to Resi.

3 tricks to learn? double whips, bar bar and 720s

Injured? Broke my hand racing and just a lot of bruises and strains doing freestyle

Future plans? continue to ride, travel and progress

Shoutouts or Thanks? Thanks mainly to my mom and dad. My dad takes me to ride all the time and built my backyard that allows me to ride whenever i want as long as the weather is good. I’d also like to thank my sponsors Kink, Kid Dynamite and Deft Family.

Marcus Christopher's Backyard Playground

You know your parents are cool when… Marcus Christopher’s backyard playground.

Kaden Stone 10 Year Old BMX Rider Interview


BMX Interview with 11 year old BMX Rider Kaden Stone on BMX Groms.Ok, let’s start off with your name and age: Kaden “DUBBY” Stone 10 years old
Where you live? Lake Elsinore Ca
You seem to spend lots of time at Ben’s backyard. How far is that from your house? It’s about an hour and 15min all depends on California traffic.
Who do you usually ride with there and how does that influence your riding? I ride with a lot of different people mostly Daniel Sandoval, Ryan Guettler, Kris Fox, Aj Anaya
Best time at Ben’s Backyard? Every time I go it’s the best time. Just to hang out with all of the guys and try new things.
Sponsors? VANS, Freegun, ODI, Sunday Bikes
What size bike do you ride? Sunday Primer 16
When do you think you will move up to the next size bike? Maybe in a few months I really have not grown much.
How old were you when you started to BMX and can you remember what motivated you to start? I started to ride bikes when I was 2. My dad would take me out to the little dirt jumps behind our house and let me go crazy. He always knew I needed something more so one day he decided to take me to the skate park. When we pulled up I got to see a young Daniel Sandoval blasting all over the place and thats when I was hooked and found my true love for BMX
How much time do you spend riding? I try to ride at least 3 days during the week and ride all weekend. Hopefully soon my backyard will be built up so I can ride all the time.

11 year old BMX Rider Kaden Stone

Kaden Stone blasting and casually dropping a hand.

What gets you really stoked to go out and ride BMX? Friends and helping others out paying it back.  I have been blessed to have pros help me out with everything in BMX and paying it back and having fun is the best part of BMX
Favorite Type of Riding? Park
You recently went to a pretty large contest at the Kitchen skatepark. What were the best times there? The whole trip was fun it was my first time away from my parents and my first time out of state for a comp. It was so cool to hang out with Brett and to see him on his bike and how he looks at life. I was really excited to be the youngest to do the step down as it was a huge accomplishment for me it was really scary and pushed me to overcome my fears.
Who did you travel with? I traveled with Daniel Sandoval, Ryan Guttler and my big bro Jared Stone
What tricks are on your list to learn next? I would like to take my double whips to the air and also get my flairs higher and bigger.
Have you had any bad injuries from BMX? Yes I have had a few. I broke my collar bone, broke my nose twice and also fractured my skull.

Kaden Stone young BMX Rider Personal Goal
Seems like you’ve had a pretty good start with BMX. Do you have any goals of what you’d like to achieve in BMX? I like to motivate other kids my age and give them the confidence that anything is possible if you just keep working and pushing yourself. My personal goal would be to go pro and be in xgames when I’m 15 and travel the world with my bike.
Do you have any advice for kids your age or younger who are just starting with BMX? Just find someone you enjoy to have around you and have fun!!! All the tricks will come in time just have fun and keep pushing your limits.
Do you have any shout outs or thanks? I would like to thank the companies that support me VANS, Freegun, ODI and Sunday bikes. Big shout out to Daniel Sandoval for all of his help the past 5 years and to all of the other pros that continue to help me progress. Aj , Ryan, Alex and many more.

Thanks Kaden!

Young BMX Rider Kaden Stone busts a tailwhip.

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