HOMETOWN: Lancon de Provence (France)
TOP THREE CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
· Best Trix Highland Bike Park 2011 (first flip double whip ever on dirt)
· 2nd Colorado Freeride Festival 2011
· 3rd Fise Montpellier 2016
SHORT BIO: Yannick is 30 years old on paper but 15 inside. His grandfather used to have his own Bicycle company called FOLLIS. From a young age he has always surrounded by bike parts, road bike, everything bikes! According to Yannick he says “I guess my destiny was made as soon as I was born. I started riding Slopestyle when I was 18 years old, got into my first event at 19 years old, and won the French championship same year from then on it was game on!”
FINISH THE SENTENCE, “I RIDE BIKES…”:
Because it’s what I’m made for! Gives me freedom and the best feeling ever. I just like to ride every sort of bike it’s just a part of me I need it!
FAVORITE RIDING LOCATION:
Squamish, Whistler, YG Garden
WHAT FOOD IS YOUR BIGGEST WEAKNESS?
Burgers are my weakness!!
BEST ADVICE EVER RECEIVED?
Stay yourself and don’t try to be someone else.
FACEBOOK: Yannick Granieri