Everyone knows Mat Hoffman is awesome. The guy invented well over 100 BMX tricks and has been the spearhead of the riding scene for more than 20 years.
We were lucky enough to catch up with Mat when he was in the UK last month, so we’ll be dropping a feature-length interview with the iconic rider in the not to distant future. Stay tuned for that!
Until then though, here are 10 things your probably didn’t know about the legendary American…
1) Mat turned pro at 16 after winning the amateur comp at the 2-Hip King of Vert contest in 1989. He then won the pro contest an hour later