Dillon Van Wart

Height: 6’0”

December Weight: “155 lbs.”

Race Weight: “150 lbs.”

Birthdate: “March 27,1996”

Childhood Heroes: “Lance Armstrong, Misty May and Kerry Walsh.”

Hobbies and Interests: “Cars, bikes, soccer, bikes, and bikes.”

Favorite Movies:Avengers, Captain America (1 and 2), all James Bond movies.”

Musical Tastes: “Everything from Eminem to Rage Against the Machine to Black Keys to Red Hot Chili Peppers to Classical/Soundtracks.”

Favorite TV Shows:Marvel Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D., NCIS:LA, NCIS, Top Gear.”

Favorite Meal: “Bacon Cheeseburger with Ice Cream afterwards.”

Favorite Breakfast Cereal: “Frosted Mini Wheats.”

Favorite Pre-Race Meal: “Two Eggs Scrambled on a Multigrain Bagel with Ketchup.”

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: “Great White Way, which is found only at Bellvale Creamery at the top of Mount Peter.”

Childhood Dream: “Design Cars for Lamborghini.”

First Car: “2002 Volkswagen Passat Wagon 1.8T.”

First Job: “Working for my dad (carpenter).”

Favorite Vacation Spot: “Winter: Cleveland Ohio (specifically Ray’s MTB). Summer: Cape May, NJ.”

Pre-Race Feeling: “A little Nervous, mostly the feeling of “LETS GOOOOO!!!!!!”

Early Racing Memory: “Taking a hour and a half to do a lap of the Wawayanda course when I was 8.”

Funny Racing Memory:  “After crashing (see embarrassing story) I ride past some dude who had passed me when I was laying on the ground, and as I pass him he goes, “holy shit its you!! I thought you were dead!!”

Greatest Racing Moment: “Getting fourth at nationals in the single speed class.”

Most Painful Moment In Life: “I’m not really old enough to have any memories like this.”

Worst Injury from Racing: “Two concussions, from separate crashes.”

Closest Racing Friends: “Ben Williams, Adam Vandenbos… mostly every one I race with to be honest.”

Funniest Racer: “Ben Williams.”

Favorite Race: “Jungle Habitat.”

Embarrassing Racing Memory: “When I was younger I used to always race against Trevor Kahl (Dave Kahl’s son) and he would always beat me. Then one race at Ringwood, I reeled him in and passed him with a mile to go in the race. Then I crashed, and put 5 minutes after passing him. I got so pissed I turned my anger into power and caught back up to him, but couldnt pass him before the line.”

Toughest Competitors: “Sheamus Powell, Jeff Lenoksy, and Nick Lando.”

Favorite Athletes to Watch: “Nino Shurter and Ken Block. Yes, he is an athlete.”

Qualities You Most Admire in People: “Telling it how it is.”

What You Love Most About Riding Your Bicycle: “Flying through the woods narrowly missing trees and being on the edge of traction in turns and getting done and having that feeling of “I didnt die!!!!!”