AI – Jared Wiedower

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          Over at The Kitchen Skatepark during the 2017 Stand For Scotty Pro/Am I got to witness Jared Wiedower shred the park. Flowing and flipping and doing wicked nothing clap behind the backs. This kid is full of gnarlyness when he is having fun on his BMX bike. Jared is a local at Four Seasons Skatepark in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He shreds the park with confidence. He had a photo shoot there with Harley Davidson. (Picture below) 

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How long have you been riding?  Roughly 7 years.  

What got you into riding? My father used to race when he was a kid. I used to see pictures of him racing and wanted to do the same, but I liked jumping curbs and hitting dirt jumps. 

What inspires you to ride?  My family, friends, and my local skateparks of course! 

When you go to ride do you have a idea for new tricks or just go there and whatever comes to you, you try? A little bit of both. I try to expand my riding style as much as possible because I really like BMX all around. There’s no better feeling than trying a trick for hours on end and finally pulling it. 

What is your biggest accomplishment in BMX so far?  Standing on the podium with Nick Bruce and Colton Walker at the Kitchen Skatepark Pro/Am

What is the biggest problem in BMX that you have noticed? How do you resolve that problem? In my opinion, there are no problems. When you step foot on those pedals your mind is free from any stress you may be facing. 

Who is your favorite rider? Why?  Pat Casey- his style, flow, and all around an amazing dude. 

Are there any place you plan on traveling to soon?  Colorado for the trails, and then all the way to California for skateparks. 

What is your favorite place to ride? Four Seasons Skatepark. 

What is the dream place to ride?  Pat Casey’s backyard. 

What is your favorite web edit or video part? Any Alex Coleborn Video

Do you like your BMX scene where you live? Oh yes. The Midwest bmx scene isn’t as big as it used to be, but it still kicks ass.

What is some advice you would give to a BMX rider that is kinda falling out of BMX?  That’s their choice. Of course I’d try and help them by asking them to ride with me more, or just ride in general. 

What is one thing you love about BMX? PROGRESSION. STYLE. FLOW. It’s just so fun! You’ll NEVER see me on my bike without the biggest smile.

What is one thing you look forward to every year in BMX? Learning new things as I grow stronger. Meeting new people, competing in different contests. 

Where is your favorite place you have traveled to in BMX?  New York, New York. That place was amazing. We were there for a couple shows. I’d go back in a heartbeat. 

What was one of your most memorable BMX memory?  The first EVER Monday night football game at the new Vikings stadium. We did a half time show advertising for Xgames. It was unreal. Showing 60,000+ people what I love to do. 

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