ENDURANCE & ADVENTURE

Kris Sneddon

Kris Sneddon spent his whole life riding bikes on BC's Sunshine Coast. He spent a couple years racing XC for the Canadian National team before moving on to mountain bike stage racing, and is now more interested in adventuring and exploring new territory with his long-time Kona buddies.

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DISCIPLINES / RIDING OR RACING FOCUS

Cross Country

KONAS IN YOUR QUIVER

Honzo CR Race, Hei Hei Supreme, Red Zone, Process 111

DATE OF BIRTH

March 19, 1982

RIDING WITH KONA SINCE

2001
PERSONAL TOUCHES ON YOUR BIKES

I like to tape my spare tube to my top tube and a quick link to my handlebar

PRE-RIDE RITUALS

I like to lube my chain one link at a time and check all my bolts, listening to AC/DC on my Walkman.

FAVORITE PLACE TO RIDE

Northern California USA and Winthrop, Washington USA

WHERE ARE YOU FROM AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE?

I live in Sechelt, BC where I grew up

GOALS FOR THE 2018 SEASON

Staying in shape and getting through a couple more mtb races while running a family business

THREE THINGS WE DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU

1

I’ve done a lot of trail building

2

I’m now a manager at our family’s logging company

3

I waste a lot of time watching you tube videos of logging machines

FAVORITE MOMENT OF 2017

The Whiskey Off Road adventure team trip.

THIS OR THAT?

NETFLIX OR YOUTUBE?

Youtube, more original content.

SNEAKERS OR
FLIP-FLOPS / SANDALS?

Sneakers, I like to be a nerd sometimes.

WHAT’S WORSE:
LAUNDRY OR DISHES?

Dishes, because you never have enough soap.

WOULD YOU RATHER BECOME A NINJA OR A PIRATE?

Ninja, because I grew up with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

PHONE CALL OR TEXT?

Phone, because it is old school.

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