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.
RIDER NEWSMORE FROM THE COG
DISCIPLINES / RIDING OR RACING FOCUSCross Country
KONAS IN YOUR QUIVERHonzo CR Race, Hei Hei Supreme, Red Zone, Process 111
DATE OF BIRTHMarch 19, 1982
RIDING WITH KONA SINCE2001
PERSONAL TOUCHES ON YOUR BIKES
I like to tape my spare tube to my top tube and a quick link to my handlebar
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
I’ve done a lot of trail building
I’m now a manager at our family’s logging company
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.
FLIP-FLOPS / SANDALS?
Sneakers, I like to be a nerd sometimes.
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.