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BRIAN FOSTER

With decades of riding under his belt, Brian Foster has done it all. From racing and winning titles in the 80’s and 90’s to multiple X Games medals, his mark in BMX has made an impact that will be talked about for generations. He is still one of the most influential riders in BMX to this day. So much so that he is still getting invites to top BMX contests around the world and has been nominated Rider of the year too many times to count.  

 

Stats

Name:
BRIAN FOSTER

DOB:
6/29/72

Hometown:
JOPPA, MD

Currently Resides:
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ

Sponsors:
FOX, FIT BIKE CO., MERRITT BMX

Fox Team Rider Since:
2001

Years Pro:
23

Discipline:
All… Mainly trails and concrete

Bike Frame/Specs:
Signature BF Frame

Favorite Trick:
360 One Handed Table

Favorite Fox Product:
Blade Pants and Instinct Boots

Career Highlights

X Games 1996 –  BMX Dirt - Bronze Medal

MTV Sports  1997 – BMX Dirt – 1st Place

Dirt Circuit Dirt Contest 1997 – 1st Place

X Games 1998 – BMX Dirt – Gold Medal

X Games 1999 – BMX Dirt – 2nd Place

X Games 2001 – Downhill – 2nd Place

X Games 2002 – BMX Dirt – 6th Place

Legends Cover 2012 – DIG BMX Mag

Signature Bike Frame

The BF-IT Documentary 2012

BMX judge at X Games, Dew Tour, and multiple contests globally

2015 Re-Print Brian Foster – DIG BMX Mag – Legends Issue

 http://digbmx.com/features/re-print-legends-brian-foster

Interview

What was your first bike?
Mongoose Motomag

What/Where is your favorite place to ride?
The trails in Eastern PA (Posh and Catty Woods)

What are the top 3 Songs on your playlist (Band, Genre):
Led Zeppelin, Neil Young, Stevie Wonder

Who did you look up to most when you first started riding?
Rick Johnson

What would your career be if you didn’t ride BMX? 
Physical Therapist? Working on it!

Do you have a saying or motto you live your life by? 
Have fun!!!! Don’t be afraid of change!

Any advice for the next generation of BMX riders?
Don’t force it… Just let it happen

Follow BRIAN

Instagram:
@brianfoster