David Trummer - The YT Mob

David Trummer

Gnas, Austria

Objectives for 2020

  • Podium at a Worldcup
  • Defend Austrian Championship title
  • Repeat the World Cup Overall Top 10

Profile

Name: David Trummer
Nick Name: Daveboy
Date of Birth: June 1, 1994
Height (cm): 184
Weight (kg): 73
Residence: Gnas, Austria

Questionnaire

Why do you ride:
It's just the most fun thing for me.

What/who started you racing:
I started racing 4X with a friend who also showed me Downhill.

Weakness:
Remembering names.

Most important people in your life and career:
In life generally probably my girlfriend and family, in my career my trainer.

Racing since:
DH since 2010

Professional since:
2020

Best part of racing:
When you cross the finish line and your time is green.

Hardest part:
Crashing.

Worst moment in career:
Pretty much the whole 2012 season (too many crashes and injuries).

Best moment in career:
Hard to say, I've had many great moments already in my career.

General career goals:
Winning a World Cup or World Champs.

Best idea of having good time:
Riding together with my friends.

Favourite place to travel to:
New Zealand.

Most respected mountain bike riders:
Greg Minnaar.

Other most respected athletes:
Ken Roczen.

Favourite Downhill Track:
Schöckl.

Advice to beginners:
Never give up.

Other sports:
MX, Trial.

Other interests:
Cars.

If I was not a professional mountain biker...
Working in my Dad's car garage again but I would still ride my bike as often as possible.

Juniors

  • 2nd World Championships, Champery 2011
  • Austrian Champ 2011
  • IXS European Downhill Cup Overall winner 2012
  • Austrian Champ 2012

Elite

  • 6th World Cup Val di Sole 2019
  • 7th World Cup Andorra 2019
  • 8th World Cup Les Gets 2019
  • 13th World Cup Lenzerheide 2019
  • 14th World Cup Fort William 2019
  • 15th World Cup Maribor 2019
  • 17th World Champs MSA 2019
  • 3rd European Champs, Portugal 2019
  • IXS European Downhill Cup overall winner 2014
  • Austrian Champ 2015
  • 16th World Cup Andorra 2016
  • 17th World Cup Fort William 2016
  • Austrian Champ 2018
  • Austrian Champ 2019
Angel Suarez - The YT Mob

Angel Suarez

Vigo, Spain

Objectives for 2020

  • Try to be a consistent top 10 rider at the World Cups
  • Get my first World Cup Podium
  • Finish Top 10 Overall in World Cup

Profile

Name: Angel Suarez
Nick Name: Pata Negra
Date of Birth: December 8, 1995
Height (cm): 186
Weight (kg): 77
Residence: Vigo, Spain

Questionnaire

Why do you ride:
It takes you to amazing places, and I love the sensation of going fast and getting my lines perfect.

What/who started you racing:
A friend gave me a bike to try when I was 16, and I just loved it from the beginning.

Weakness:
Getting injuries.

Marital status:
Girlfriend.

Most important people in your life and career:
My family and my manager.

Racing since:
2013

Professional since:
2016

Best part of racing:
Getting recognised for achieving my goals

Hardest part:
Injuries always

Worst moment in career:
Season 2016 when I had some dislocations in both of my both shoulders and two surgeries at the end of the season, followed by the toughest recovery I've ever experienced.

Best moment in career:
Finishing 9th at Mont-Sainte-Anne World Cup 2018.

General career goals:
I would like to win a World Cup race one day and be a consistent Top 10 rider.

Favourite food:
Potatoes with eggs

Favourite reading:
Where Is the Limit? By Josef Ajram

Favourite music:
Techno, but a bit of everything.

Best idea of having good time:
Riding with my friends and travelling with the YT Mob.

Favourite place to travel to:
Bike Park Ponte De Lima in Portugal.

Most respected mountain bike riders:
Greg Minnaar, Aaron Gwin.

Other most respected athletes:
Rafa Nadal, Javier Gomez Noya.

Favourite Downhill Track:
Mont-Sainte-Anne, it's high speed and technical

Advice to beginners:
Training hard but enjoy more

Other sports:
Moto Cross

Other interests:
Going out with my friends

If I was not a professional mountain biker...
Working with my father in the Moto shop (www.sportpasion.com)

  • 9th World Cup Mont-Sainte-Anne (CAN)
  • 13th World Cup Vallnord (AND)
  • 14th World Cup La Bresse (FRA)
  • Four Top 6 splits at World Champs Final

2016 Highlights

  • 23rd World Cup Leogang (AUT)
  • Spanish National Champion
  • 36th World Cup Mont-Sainte-Anne (CAN)
  • 37th World Cup Fort William (SCO)

2015 Highlights

  • 16th World Cup Lenzerheide (SUI)
  • 28th World Cup Val Di Sole (ITA)
  • 48th World Cup Leogang (AUT)

2014 Highlights

  • 18th European Cup Pila (ITA)
  • 48th Qualifying Meribel World Cup
  • 10th Enduro del Vigo, Bike Contest
Guy Johnston - The YT Mob

Guy Johnston

Thames, New Zealand

Objectives for 2020

  • Qualify at my first World Cup
  • Be consistent throughout the season
  • Get in the top ten overall at the World Cup

Profile

Name: Guy Johnston
Date of Birth: February 5, 2003
Height (cm): 184
Weight (kg): 85
Residence: Thames, New Zealand

Questionnaire

Why do you ride:
Because I love it, it gives me an adrenaline rush like nothing else.

What/who started you racing:
My parents when I made the change from BMX.

Weakness:
Acknowledging my success/results.

Most important people in your life and career:
My parents and everyone else who supports me and my riding.

Racing since:
2015

Professional since:
2020

Best part of racing:
The feeling of success and accomplishment when I win a race or get a section/jump good on track.

Hardest part:
Overcoming failure and pushing on.

Worst moment in career:
Crashing hard in my last practice run at the 2019 Oceania Championships and not being able to race as fast as I wanted or knew I could.

Best moment in career:
Getting selected to race for the YT Mob.

General career goals:
Get myself to be one of the best in the world.

Best idea of having good time:
Riding my bike or motorbike with mates, just having fun.

Favourite place to travel to:
Queenstown (NZL).

Most respected mountain bike riders:
Brook MacDonald, Greg Minnaar.

Other most respected athletes:
Ken Roczen, Levi Sherwood.

Favourite Downhill Track:
Dirtstar DH Cardrona, Queenstown.

Advice to beginners:
If you don't succeed try again, be the best version of yourself.

Other interests:
Motocross.

If I was not a professional mountain biker...
Riding Motocross.

  • Winning my first race in U17
  • Winning the 2018 Oceania Champs in Dunedin in the wet
  • Getting selected as 1 of the 8 to go to Spain for the YT Mob World Tour Finals
  • Getting selected to be on the YT Mob team for 2020
Oisin O'Callaghan - The YT Mob

Oisin O'Callaghan

Limerick, Ireland

Objectives for 2020

  • Win a Junior World Cup round
  • Top 5 in the Junior World Cup Overall
  • Top 5 in the Junior World Champs

Profile

Name: Oisin O'Callaghan
Nickname: Double O
Date of Birth: 15/05/2003
Height (cm): 173
Weight (kg): 70
Residence: Limerick, Ireland

Questionnaire

Why do you ride:
For the enjoyment of it.

What/who started you racing:
My Dad and his friends.

Weakness:
Getting too wild in my runs.

Most important people in your life and career:
My parents and friends around me.

Racing since:
2015

Professional since:
2020

Best part of racing:
Adrenaline and nerves.

Hardest part:
Preventing myself from going over the limit.

Worst moment in career:
Scaphoid injury at the start of 2019 season.

Best moment in career:
Being picked to race for The YT Mob.

General career goals:
Be a consistent World Cup racer and win a World Championship.

Best idea of having good time:
Having fun with friends.

Favourite place to travel to:
Morzine.

Most respected mountain bike riders:
Loic Bruni, Steve Peat, Aaron Gwin and of course Stevie Smith.

Other most respected athletes:
James Stewart and Ken Roczen.

Favourite Downhill Track:
Les Gets.

Advice to beginners:
Keep it fun.

Other sports:
Snowboarding, Motocross, Football and Swimming.

Other interests:
Go Karting, Scuba Diving, Rock Climbing.

If I was not a professional mountain biker...
Doing engineering of some sort.

  • Winning a round of the 2019 IXS series
  • Winning in Lousã (POR) in 2019
  • 2nd place Overall in iXS Series 2019
  • 2nd place in Crankworx 2018
  • Winning a British Downhill Series Round
  • Irish National Title in 2017 and 2019