Watching 10 year old Dylan smoothly chuck barspins and truckdrivers over large box jumps is amazing. Keep reading and find out more about what makes this shredder go off!
Name: Dylan Hessey
Where you live: Widnes, Cheshire (UK)
What size bike do you ride? 18”
How old were you when you started to BMX and what motivated you to start riding? I got my first BMX bike on my 7th Birthday. My older cousin Charlie had a BMX bike and once I had a go on his at the skate park I was hooked!!
How much time do you spend practising on your Bike? As often as I can. I go to Rampworx at least once a week.
What gets you really stoked to go out and ride BMX? Learning new tricks and progressing in my riding.
Favorite Type of Riding? Park/Freestyle
How old were you when you learnt Bar Spins? I was 9.
How long after that did you learn Truck Drivers? About six months after.
What tricks are on your list to learn next? I have just mastered the tailwhip so tailwhip airs are next on the list.
If you could ride with any pro for a day which one would you choose? I am lucky as I ride with some really awesome riders at Rampworx (Anton McGuirk, Franny Wright and Leon Perkins to name a few… If I could ride with an International rider it would have to be Drew Bezanson.
Have you ever had to take a break from biking due to an injury? No!
Do you have any goals with BMX? To be the best I possibly can and just enjoy the riding.
What is your fav BMX memory? Being placed 2nd in the U13’s Snowballin’ Jam Dec 2013
Do you have any advice for kids your age or younger who are just starting with BMX? Just to enjoy the riding.
Do you have any shout outs or thanks? To all the riders and staff at Rampworx who help and encourage me with my riding. Also to my taxi driver (my Dad ha!).