Nick de Wit
Nickname: Sick Nick
When did you start riding? MX since 1996 and FMX since 2002
Who influenced you (coached, mentored, who did you imitate and idolize?)
I always looked up to riders better than me and had a lot of people help me along the way. But Travis Pastrana and Jeremy McGrath were my idols.
If you weren’t a professional sportsman you’d be :
Probably an engineer or something like that. I’m a hands on person and like making things happen.
Other hobbies/sports: MTB Riding
Marital status: Married
Hometown: Muldersdrift South Africa
Favorite spot: (if you’re a surfer/skater/bike rider etc and this applies): Free riding in the Transkei and riding in the sand dunes
Website/Facebook page/Twitter (if any)
Nick De Wit on facebook and @nickdewit on twitter and instagram www.extremesportshows.co.za
Biggest achievements (to date):
4th In WC and 4 X-games Dubai, Participated in the Nitro circus tour in SA Participated in Red Bull X-Fighters. Stunt double in Expendables3
Other sportsmen/women you admire/look up to:
Anyone that is at the top of their game. I know how hard it is to get up there and stay there.
Favorite move/trick (if applicable):
Tsunami, Back flip, Rock solid
Favorite holiday destination: The Bushveld
Five things you never travel without:
Iphone ,Laptop, passport, money and a good movie
Cheesy quote that you think is pretty cool:
You can’t say you don’t like it until you have tried it.
Favorite food: A good steak