Hometown: Santiago, Chile
Sports: BMX, Half Pipe
Sponsors: Vans, Red Bull, Paul Mitchell
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From Santiago, Chile, Coco with his unique style, he made the move to the States back in 2003 and from zero worked his way up to quickly become one of the top 5 best vert riders in the world.
He is the first rider in the world that landed a triple tail-whip, competed in more than 8 X-Games taking 2nd place at the BMX World championships in 2009 & and wining the the Rider of the Year award on 2010 at the Dew Tour.
Coco comes a long way from South America to place himself in sunny California, up at the worlds biggest training camp, Woodward Camp West. He came to find Mega Ramp, a new discipline thats been added to his carer. Being a big car enthusiast and spending his time off at the race track, Coco is well known for going fast and high as the sky.
When did you start riding BMX?
How did you know BMX is what you wanted to do as a career?
Thanks to a friend.
Who do you look up to and why?
Chase Hawk because of his style.
What is your favorite place to ride?
What are 3 things you never leave home without?
Bike, ipod, hat