Borja Fernandez

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Spain flagBorja Fernandez
Spain
Ranking: 10
Hometown: Bilbao, Spain
DOB: 11/11/1984
Age: 30
Height: 5' 4''
Weight: 140
Sports:
Sponsors: Red Bull

Profile:

Borja is the kind of guy that brings it all, on the ramp as well as off of it. He began skating at 11 years old, and since then he hasn't stopped loving the sport. With out a doubt, this young athlete has the best of his athletic career in front of him. Even with his training and studies in computer science, and in spite of his accomplishments behind him, Borja considers himself a bit of a free spirit with an open mind and who enjoys a life with meaning.


History:
  • 2008 LG Action Sports World Championships, Seattle, WA - Vert: 4th
  • 2007 Action Sports World Tour, San Diego, CA - Vert: 7th
  • 2007 Nokia Fise, Montpellier, France - Vert: 3rd
  • 2006 LG Action Sports World Tour, Paris, France - Vert: 9th
  • 2006 LG Action Sports World Tour, Birmingham, England - Vert: 7th
  • 2005 LG Action Sports Championship, Manchester, England - Vert: 11th
  • 2005 LG Action Sports World Tour, Moscow, Russia - Vert: 9th
  • 2005 LG Action Sports World Tour, Munich, Germany - Vert: 7th
  • 2005 LG Action Sports World Tour, Pomona, CA - Vert: 7th
  • 2004 FISE, Montpellier, France - Vert: 2nd
  • 2002 ASA World Championships - Vert: 4th
  • 2002 European X Games - Vert: Gold Medalist
  • 2002 FISE, Montpellier, France - Vert: 3rd
  • 2001 ASA World Amateur Championships - Vert: Champion
  • 2001 European X Games - Vert: 5th, Vert Doubles: 3rd

Notable:

Skating Since: 1995
Turned Pro: 2001
Favorite Trick: Fakie Flat 900
Food: Italian, Mediteranian, and my mom's.
Music: Rise Against
Movies: Sin City, Butterfly Effect, Scarface
TV: House, Family Guy, The Simpsons
Favorite Skaters: Yasutoko brothers, Marco de Santi, and Shane Yost on vert. Chris Haffey and Brian Aragon on street.
Favorite City: San Diego, Barcelona, and Bilbao.
Worst Injury: Twisted ankles
Top three activities other than skating: Snowblading, snowboarding, hanging out with friends
Career Highlight: 2002 European X Games Champion
Quote: "There are two types of people in the world, those who conform to live their destiny, and those who face up to their destiny until they have made what they want of it."

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