Bio

Q & A

  1. What are your favorite songs currently loaded onto your Thump?

    Ten Foot Pole - Giving Gravity A Hand

  2. Years as a professional

    5

  3. Do you have any other special talents (music / write / draw / paint)?

    Having Fun on my Minibike...

  4. Who / What inspires you?

    Greg Minnaar, Ricky Carmichael and Travis Pastrana.

  5. Party animal or mellow TV on the couch?

    Bit of both

  6. To me, Oakley is

    A real sponsor that commits to me and my sport, and makes awesome products that work in top level competition without failure.

  7. Any last words?

    Sorry guys if this was late! ;)

  8. If you were not a pro mountain biker you would be?

    Probably studying something.

  9. Favorite

    Bands: NOFX, 1208, Pennywise, Manu Chao, Mad Caddies and Placebo. Films: Blow, American Beauty and City of God. Books: I've only read one book, Lance Armstrong - It's Not About the Bike. TV Shows: Family Guy and CSI. Drink: Coca Cola

  10. Number of years participating in your sport

    11

  11. What is more important to you than mountain biking?

    Friends and family.

  12. 5 Items I can't live without

    Bike, Laptop, Thumps, PSP and Cell phone.

  13. When did you start your sport?

    1995

  14. To me, Oakley is

    A real sponsor that commits to me and my sport, and makes awesome products that work in top level competition without failure.

  15. If you could be someone famous, who would you be?

    Ricky Carmichael

  16. What move / trick are you working on?

    Getting on to the podium at the World Cup!

Matti Lehikoinen

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Date of Birth:
April 19, 1984
Hometown:
Finland
Sponsors:
MS Evil Racing, Oakley, Red Bull, All Sport Dynamics and Ogio

Career Highlights

    • 4th US open '08
    • 1st World Cup Champery '07
    • 2nd over all UCI world cup '07
    • MTB World Cup DH Brazil 1st
    • Best World Cup Result 6th
    • World Cup Downhill 11th overall in '04 and '05
    • Junior European Downhill Champion '01
    • 2009: 8th World Cup #2
    • 2009: 8th World Cup #3