Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada
Around twenty or so questions with Andrew Bigelow
How old are you?
I am 19 years of age
Where do you currently reside?
Been living in Ingersoll, Ontario for my whole life but plan to move sooner or later
How long have you been doin’ your thang?
I've always been on two wheels but i remember i got my first legit bike in 2004 so you could say 6 years now.
What motivates you to get up in the morning?
Im just about done finishing up high school so thats a big motivator. Also getting up in the morning and working a part time job with a routine I always know im going to be riding at the end of the day.
Best burrito spot? Or favorite food joint?
All we have here in Ontario and I beleive Canada for buritos is Taco bell which im not too fancy for. I would have to go with Mr. Sub or Subway as my meal of choice while im on the go.
What’s your setup? (board,bike,equipment you use)
I ride both my Specialized hardtail and slopestyle bikes. Fox forks and Kali protectives usually keeps me safe by wearing their helmets and knee pads.
Favorite type of music? Artist/group?
Anything that has a nice little jingle to it. Maybe a little rap, disco, oldies, even some death metal.
Coke or Pepsi?
If you were in a high speed chase…
I'd like to say id be driving some fast car and out run the police but thats not the case and im not that hard so im going to have to say I'd probably just pull over.
When I grow up…
I really want to stay involved with the bike industry as long as i can but sometimes thats not always how it works and if so i wanna be a carpenter.
Any 360 variation would be my favorite tricks forsure or a barspin varitation.
Local session spot?
I have an amazing local outdoor park that Fusion Youth Centre has opened up a few years ago. Fusion has a really good thing going with a crazy amount of things going off.
What’s your biggest accomplishment so far?
I think its been a big accomplishment just staying active on my bike for this long because alot of the guys a started riding with quit a few years ago and there arent maney other riders in my area that are that into it.
Give us an interesting little known fact about yourself…
A lot of people like to hassel me for being a mommas boy?
Other interest or hobbies?
I've always liked camping and being outside and the winter season here in Canada can get pretty rowdy so there isnt much biking outdoors so I spend a lot of time snowboarding or playing hockey during the off season.
Are you competitive by nature?
I have always been involved with competitive sports as I was growing up but when it comes to biking I'm a little competitive which helps me progress but im always having a good time.
Money’s no object and you were leaving tonight, where go to?
hmm that is tricky, there are so many places id like to go. Id probably want to go to Australia or somewhere in Romania.
Morning or night ?
I feel better if I wake up early and get at it but im more of a night time person.
How do you continue to push yourself?
I continue to push myself by filming for web edits with bangers or even better just riding the with guys during a late night sesh at the local skatepark.
Where do you wanna be 5 years from now?
In 5 years I want to still be riding and having fun but also be traveling and competing among the top riders in the MTB slopestyle scene.
If I were king…
That is a tough one..i guess id do whatever i wanted to muahahahaha
Any shout outs to other sponsors, friends, family?
I'd like to throw shout outs to all my sponsors - Specialized Bikes, Kali Protectives and Index Ink of coarse for making me look flashy while im out there riding and my mom who is probably my biggest supporter and all the guys I ride with everyday because I could'nt really be do this without these guys, thanks alot!