Bio

Q & A

  1. When did you turn pro?

    I turned pro in the US in 2008

  2. What are the events, wins, memories that stand out most throughout your career so far?

    Definitely winning the ABA pro title in 2010 was a huge thrill. That title has been something that I have dreamt about since I was 6 years old.

  3. If there’s one thing that people in the industry would recognize you by, what would that be?

    I think a hard worker and OCD with my training

  4. Word Association:

    • Fun= AMA SX with friends • Vision= Success • Friend= Alise Post • Foe= TAX • Greenhouse= recycle? • Gas= Petrol

  5. When did you first start riding? Where/why?

    I started in my back yard and around the neighbourhood when I was 6 years old. I like it because it was up to me to do what I wanted to with it, it was just me and my bike.

  6. What drives you to be sicker than everyone else?

    The thrill of being able to know that you're sicker then the other guy

  7. If you weren’t ripping on a bike, what kind of menial task would you want to do?

    I think now race MX for sure that sport is so sick.

  8. If you had to date one person who would it be: Pamela Anderson after Tommy Lee, Snookie from Jersey Shore or your mom in the past like Michael J. Fox from Back to the Future?

    Pamela-I ain't scared haha

  9. If you had to share a bathroom with one Oakley rider, who would it NOT be and why?

    That's tough...I guess Afro Bob he looks like he could drop a mean old deuce..........

  10. Tell me a funny story about an Oakley rider...(We’ll never tell)

    Alise's post email address used to be "thephycocrazybeast@….....com"

  11. Talent…other than doing no handed pushups:

    Now that’s tuff with the no handed push up ruled out, I guess I will have to go to the next best thing: I cook a mean Salmon.

  12. Your Favorite…(Start with your favorite music artist or something):

    Chad Reed, Redline, The Vikings, Alise Post, Toyota Tacoma

  13. Oakleys are…

    Style and innovation

  14. Best song to ride to:

    Anything by Hilltop hood

  15. First thing you do when you get back from a trip is…

    Well I normally.................... haha just kidding I guess sleep

  16. A lot of riders never get to go to Prom, did you go, who did you take or who would you ask if you could go today?

    We don’t do Prom in Australia but it looks like a great night: full of teens getting drunk and 'experimenting.' haha I would ask my girl Alise Post of course

  17. Fist pumping? Head Banging? C-Walking? Or Funky Chicken? Which one? Or all of the above?

    They all have their place for me. I think the funky chicken

  18. Dream vacation spot:

    Hmmmm for me Chad Reed's back yard. With my girl: Hawaii

  19. Would you rather get punched in the gut by Mr. T. or super roundhouse kicked in the face by Chuck Norris?

    Round house kicked by Chuck Norris would be great

  20. If the most interesting man in the world wanted to take your girlfriend out would you let him?

    Sure because he ain't got nufin on me Mate

  21. You’ve been mistaken for…

    I get Brad Pitt a lot. Zak Effron you know, the usual

  22. Food…

    Chipotle

  23. Taylor Swift or Myley Cyrus? Or if you prefer older, Megan Fox or Diane Keaton?

    Myley Cyrus hands down HANDS DOWN! and Megan Fox... Keaton, that’s too mature for me.

  24. Last words…

    See Ya lataa mate

Sam Willoughby

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Date of Birth:
August 15, 1991
Hometown:
Adelaide, Australia - Which is a great place, but is considered the city of churches where nothing happens.
Sponsors:
Redline Bicycles, Coca-Cola, Nike, Tioga, Sun Ringle, Kool Stop, Pryme, TLD, SA plasterboard
Hobbies:
Watching motocross. I am a huge fan of Supercross and Motocross. I follow it really closely.

Career Highlights

    • 2008: #1 Junior Elite World
    • 2008: # 1 UCI Junior World Ranking
    • 2008: #1 Junior Oceanic World
    • 2008: #1 Junior Probikx
    • 2008: #1 Junior Elite National
    • 2008: 8x State Champion, Youngest ever AA Pro In Australia
    • 2009: 1st Junior BMX World Championships
    • 2009: 2nd 4x Australian MTB Championships
    • 2009: 1st Round 2 UCI BMX Supercross
    • 2008: SASI Athlete of the Year
    • 2008: Australian Junior Male BMX Cyclist of the Year
    • 2008: Australian Junior Male MTB Cyclist of the Year
    • 2010 ABA National number 1 pro
    • 2009 Elite men World Cup over all winner
    • 2009 Junior Elite World Champ
    • 2008 Junior Elite World Champ
    • 2010 ABA National number 1 pro
    • 2012: 2nd, UCI BMX Supercross World Cup (Chula Vista)
    • 2012: UCI BMX World Champion