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Trey Jones was always the young rider that everyone had their eye on. As Trey grew, anyone could tell that he had what it took to ride a BMX bike. So, it was no surprise that as he grew up that he became a successful bike rider. I caught up with him to talk about what it was like to grow up riding BMX.
Hometown: Casselberry, FL
Sponsors: Cult Crew, The Shadow Conspiracy, Vans shoes, Fox Clothing, Mr. bike and boards bike shop
Years Riding: 14
Michael: How’s the riding scene in Florida?
Trey: The riding scene is awesome! There’s always somebody to ride with and there’s always something to ride!
Michael: You’ve been riding since you were young, how did you get into BMX?
Trey: My dad raced when he was a kid and when I learned how to ride a bike when I was 3 and he saw I was trying to jump curbs, he figured he would take me to the race track and I immediately fell in love!
Michael: Did your family support your riding growing up?
Trey: Ya 100%! They were always super into it and did anything it took for me to have fun!
Michael: Since you grew up riding BMX, how do you think this affected your life?
Trey: It definitely gave me a different approach to life and taught to not be so cautious about the little things and just focus on having a good time.
Michael: What influences your riding?
Trey: I guess people that do there own thing and aren’t influenced by people around them because it makes me realize you don’t have to do what’s cool to have fun.
Michael: You just finished high school, how was it going to school and balancing riding bikes?
Trey: It got it hard sometimes when I would be out of school for more than a week at a time but my senior year I got to do school online which helped a ton!
Michael: Has BMX changed for you since you started riding?
Trey: Bmx is still the same concept of having fun with your friends to me. In a few ways it has gotten a little different but its still the same thing and it always will be.
Michael: Do you have any projects in the works you’d like to tell us about?
Trey: I got a few things going on with Shadow that should be out soon and I’ve been filming for the full-length cult video but other than that, nothing much
Michael: Anything else?
Trey: Thanks especially to my awesome girlfriend, Rohanna Christie and my family, also thanks to Robbie Morales and Ronnie B for helping me out so much! Also thank to Ryan Chadwick, Jerry Badders, Chad DeGroot, Everyone at 71n