Rudi Pintar

RACING: DH   AGE: 20   HOME TOWN: Zgornja Sorica, Slovenia

 

How would you describe yourself in one sentence?
Confident and friendly.

Best moment of 2018 season?
Every day of riding with friends and team mates.

Your goals for 2019 season?
Podiums on UDC, world cup finals and top 20 on EDC.

Your main inspirations/idols?
Aaron Gwing because the speed and Sam Blenkinshop because of his style.

Favourite part of racing bikes?
Going fast, riding with friends and having fun.

What would you do if you weren’t riding a bike?
I would transfer all my riding skills of riding 2 wheels to the motocross.

Favorite pre-ride snack/food?
Toast, banana, nuts and dried fruit.

Favorite race?
DH Sorca because of the atmosfere.

Favorite place to ride?
Home trails.

Any race day superstitions?
Drinking more milk in the morning than usually.

RACING HIGHLIGHTS:

7th – Unior Downhill cup overall 2018
1st – iXS European cup U19 overall 2017
3rd – iXS European cup Leogang 2017, U19
2nd – iXS European cup Špicák 2017, U19
3rd – iXS European cup Schladming 2017, U19
1st – National championship U19 2017
2nd – Unior Downhill cup overall U19 2017