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14Cole Seely

AMA Motocross

Team: American Honda

Sponsors: American Honda, Troy Lee Designs, Red Bull, Adidas, Spy, FenderĀ®, MavTV, GoPro

155 lbs
Canyon Hills, CA
turned pro:

How did you get into Motocross?
My dad got me into riding when I was young. I got bored with racing BMX so I decided to get into Motocross.

How old were you when you started riding?
3 years old.

Where did you grow up?
Newbury Park, CA.

How long have you been riding for TLD?
Since 2009.

Which TLD products are you using?
Everything. Sportswear, gear, helmets, gloves. I only wear Yellow XC gloves for races though.

What do you like to do when you're not riding?
Play guitar, skateboard, drift, hang out with my friends, work on my car, and lately I've been getting into making short movies.

What kinds of bands/music are you into?
Classic Rock and Old School Hip Hop.

List a few highlights of your career:
First place at LA and Seattle SX in 2011.
First place at A1 in 2012.

What's the best part about being a professional athlete?
Doing what I love to do for a living and getting to inspire young kids to get involved in this sport.

If you weren't a professional athlete, how would you want to spend your time?
I'd be doing something with cars. That's my other passion in life.

Who would you like to thank?
TLD, my family and friends, my mechanic, Rich, and all my sponsors.