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Eric Harvey

Downhill MTB

Team: Dirt Corps

Sponsors: Troy Lee Designs, Dirt Corps

birthdate:
5/1/1998
height:
5'7
weight:
130 lbs
birthplace:
Bellevue, WA
residence:
Carnation, WA
How did you get into Mountain Biking?
I got into mountain biking because I used to race BMX, and Motocross every weekend.

How old were you when you started riding?
I started riding bikes when I was 4, and started mountain biking at 11.

Where did you grow up?
Carnation, Washington a small town outside of Redmond.

How did you first get introduced to TLD and/or Troy?
Through my team The Dirt Corps and from all the sweet kits at the moto track and DH races.

How long have you been riding for TLD?
Since 2010 - Going into my 3rd year wearing TLD for racing and everyday riding.

Which TLD products are you using?
The D3 Carbon Helmet in Zap Orange, White Moto Shorts, Ace Gloves, Ruckus Cyclops Jersey.

Do any athletes/riders influence or inspire your style?
Sam Hill.

What do you like to do when you're not riding?
I love to ski and hang out with friends.

What bands/music are you into?
ASAP Rocky, Kendrick Lamar, Kid Cudi, ScHoolboy Q, Borgore, Wu Tang Clan.

List 3 goals you have for the upcoming season:
1. Get first place in my division
2. Have no crashes
3. Do as good as I possibly can

List a few highlights of your career:
Definitely when I won my first race. And the race at Mount Hood where I had the fastest time and a faster time then the age group above me.

What's your favorite race/event and why?
Probably Mount Hood because it is a super fast race and a super long track.

What's your idea of an epic day riding?
Riding with friends, no crashes, going hard, and going fast.

What's the best thing about being a Mountain Bike athlete?
The amount of ladies you get - just kidding. Probably the adrenaline rush that you get when you race or just riding in general.

If you weren't a Mountain Bike athlete, how would you want to spend your time?
Mainly skiing.

If you were running things, what would you change about the industry?
Nothing, it's an amazing industry.

Who would you like to thank?
Matt Patterson for getting me on the team a few years back, and putting up with me and taking me on all the rides since the start.