Q & A

  1. When did you turn pro?

    At age 14 I started racing Pro opens in BMX, officially at age 16 though.

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

    Probably the big ones like Olympic BMX medal in Beijing, the 3 World Titles for 4x mountain biking, and my Downhill national title

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

    Hopefully my flair. Pink crowbar goggles

  4. Word Association:

    • Fun= speed • Vision= clear • Friend= homie • Foe= spiders • Greenhouse= glasshouse • Gas= mask

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

    age 2, in my neighborhood. Kids ride bikes for fun and freedom.

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

    learning, and getting better have always been my driving forces.

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

    something artsy yet productive.

  8. If you had to date one person who would it be: “The Situation” from Jersey Shore, The Vampire in Twilight or Wee-Man (hey, some people like their guys “fun-sized”)?

    the only one I have heard of is wee man. Dunno about dating, but he’d be funny as hell.

  9. Talent…other than doing no handed pushups:

    I can unicycle and juggle, is that talent or a clown?

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

    Kid cudi, Kanye West, Jack Johnson, mos def, etc…

  11. Oakleys are…

    function with style.

  12. Best song to ride to:

    I ran – by flock of seagulls, or Michael Jackson

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

    get some Pho soup at my favorite spot in B-town.

  14. 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?

    I went but wouldn’t go to another one, unless it was 80’s themed, poofy sleeves and hair. Rock on.

  15. What is something that you wouldn't normally tell someone about yourself?

    I’d like to make more of a difference in my sport, But don’t know what to do yet.

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

    What’s C-walking?

  17. Dream vacation spot:

    Norway in summer maybe

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

    What kind of question is this? gut probably.

  19. If the most interesting man in the world wanted to take you out on a date, would you let him?

    if Bryn could come too.

  20. People would be super surprised if they knew that you…

    are an avid fan of NBA, follow it daily.

  21. What tricks are you working on?

    life.

  22. You’ve been mistaken for…

    Kim. Every time my name gets messed up it’s Kim. Maybe cause of my last name.

  23. Food…

    like most everything except slimy seafood, fruit cake, tomatoes and strawberries.

  24. James Franco or Robert Pattinson?

    For what?

Jill Kintner

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Date of Birth:
March 21, 2011
Hometown:
Seattle, Wa, and Wentworth falls, in Australia. Delicious coffee in both places.
Sponsors:
Red Bull, Transition, Oakley, Crank brothers, Fox Shox, Shimano, Kore, Odi, e.13, jag wire, Jett, TLD Helmets, park tool, cti, esoles.
Hobbies:
Dirt bikes, hiking, pickle ball:) , design, photography, tennis, etc.

Career Highlights

    • OLYMPIC BRONZE MEDALIST- '08 - BEIJING
    • US National Champion, Elite Women- '08
    • US National Champion, Pro Women NBL- '02
    • ABA World Champion- '02
    • UCI World Champion- '97 - 16 girls - CANADA
    • 3-Time UCI 4X World Champion – ITALY, NEW ZEALAND, SCOTLAND
    • 2-Time UCI World Cup 4X Champion
    • 4-Time US National 4X Champion
    • 15 World Cup 4X Victories
    • 2-Time Jeep King of the Mountain
    • 4-Time Crankworx 4X Champ
    • 3- Time Sea Otter Classic 4x Champion
    • Norba 4X Series Champion
    • Australian 4X Series Champion
    • 2- Time US Open Giant Slalom Champion
    • Crankworx- Slalom & Giant Slalom Champion
    • Crankworx Colorado- Slalom Champion
    • Sea Otter Slalom Champion
    • US National Downhill Champion
    • ProGRT Series Champion- DH
    • NW Cup Series Champion- DH
    • Crankworx Colorado- DH Champion
    • Crankworx- Pump track Champion
    • 2012: Inducted to BMX Hall of Fame