Youth Of Today is a series that features the most progressive young riders of the Slopestyle and Dirt Jump scene.
II. CONNOR GALLART
Name: Connor Gallart (C-Bone).
Hometown: Aptos, CA, United States.
Years riding: 11.
Sponsors/Hook-ups: Trek Bikes, Fox Head, Five Ten, Deity Components, Fox Racing Shox and Sensus Grips.
Current set-up: Trek Ticket DJ frame, Fox 36 831 fork, Bontrager Cousin Earl wheels and Deity components.
Hobbies: Kick it at Norma Jeans’ coffee.
Music: Classic Rock and Rap.
Favorite riders: Brett Rheeder and Brandon Semenuk.
Favorite video part: Brett Rheeder’s ‘Horsepower’.
Favorite spot: Woodward West.
Favorite trick: Berm-slider.
What have you been up to lately?
Trying to keep up with school and riding.
How did you start riding?
I just always rode my little BMX bike around town when I was like 9, and haven’t stopped riding a bike ever since.
What does inspire you or keeps you motivated?
Do you study?
Yes, I’m a sophomore in high school.
What do you want to be when you grow up?
A professional Slopestyle rider.
Who do you look up to?
What is the best advice that you have ever received.
Don’t aim for success if you want it. Just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
What does your bike mean for you?
It is my lifestyle and really the only thing that makes me happy.
What are your plans for the future?
Compete in as many events as possible.
Any last words?
Check out the rest of the Youth Of Today series here.
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Photos by Andrew Squires