Q & A

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

    Family and My Health.

  2. When did you start your sport?

    10 years old

  3. Favorite

    Bands: Eminem Films: Goodfellas and Snatch Books: Catcher in the Rye TV Shows: Family Guy Drink: Beer or Cranberry Juice

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

    Pro Golfer

  5. Number of years participating in your sport

    12 years

  6. What move / trick are you working on?

    360's, Flips and Spins.

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


  8. To me, Oakley is

    An Athlete Family.

  9. 5 Items I can't live without

    Cell Phone, Lap Top, Bed, Meat and My Thump.

  10. Years as a professional

    5 years

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

    Tiger Woods

  12. Any last words?

    Keep the Mountain in Mountain Biking

  13. Who / What inspires you?

    Motocross, Mohammad Ali, and Michael Jordan.

  14. Party animal or mellow TV on the couch?

    On the couch after being a party animal.

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

    Jurassic 5, Johnny Cash and Jay Z.

Thomas Vanderham

Date of Birth:
April 30, 1984
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Rocky Mountain Bicycles, Giro, Dakine, Marzocchi, Fox.

Career Highlights

    • 2nd Place at Monster Park 2004 & 2005
    • 4th Place at Red Bull Rampage Big Mountain Freeride Comp
    • Headline Segments in The Collective, Roam, New World Disorder 5 & 6
    • Canadian World Championship Team for DH 2002
    • Overall Whistler Crankworks Champion 2003