Name: Angel Suarez
Nick Name: Pata Negra
Date of Birth: December 8, 1995
Height (cm): 186
Weight (kg): 77
Residence: Vigo, Spain
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
Most important people in your life and career:
My family and my manager.
Best part of racing:
Getting recognised for achieving my goals
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
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
Potatoes with eggs
Where Is the Limit? By Josef Ajram
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
Going out with my friends
If I was not a professional mountain biker...
Working with my father in the Moto shop (www.sportpasion.com)