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In part to our next -- that Big Brother she is fast becoming a household name Joel Skinner started riding DMX -- that's the the real action bikes we'll tell you more about it at the age of eight.
After following her brother Paul into the sport she is now BMX champion.
Capturing the 2008 DMX national championship title and went on to win the bronze medal at the Olympics in Beijing with -- was the first time that's what was in the Olympics right.
Fantastic -- champion BMX and mountain bike racer Jill Kantor joins us now good to see you.
And good to see your bike you brought your -- along with the but what what is.
Forgive an idiot like myself what is being -- -- for bicycle on the path bicycle motor -- solution now that's different from the mountain -- right -- this is actually in -- like this is a mountain -- are right so this is not -- -- of how we didn't DMX bite their performance and well basically an accident financed and it -- -- these eight point six senator Susan bigger wheels.
Daily and it gears slightly scary isn't that suspension okay we're -- that you know I thought we were looking into an action we're not really -- the bike right now this is a candidate Mike I'm just curious how much -- despite -- And -- -- bike actually it's I have to -- and like it.
Thousands and thousands serve.
As a custom made by religious for you yeah wound his schoolmates and just for you and -- -- this year.
So tell me how it was that your brother.
That's involved listen you did you even answering yes well just like any other kid riding around and David -- waited and I extract nearby in my brother was and it has friends and I was like.
The landing zone was anyway.
It was the DMX or was the mountain bike the first news would be your next month -- -- into but.
The issue wasn't our time -- you switched out you -- you kind of overdid it on net BMX and decide to get in -- mountain -- Yeah what happened there why is pro from -- when I was fourteen I was 21 and I just was looking for something different I -- kind of -- Bowden.
And senator accomplished on it turned out just in terms of -- can schedule of Thailand and everything as professionally erasing every single weekend and I'm traveling around and it's just.
-- -- -- -- alliance I was just ready for something different and he challenged and the mountain bikes -- -- -- you wanted to be -- and that's of course first of all you have wonderful since scenery there right I mean you're yet.
Beautiful and have a chance to appreciate or -- you just.
Focused on the found tight races -- -- pretty nice location in the resorts and stuff and -- stimulus.
That's fabulous but this this is the stuff that that the Olympics focuses on yeah I mean Olympics doesn't get in the mountain bike he doesn't.
And it does for mark cross country event.
Yes it had a massive stars ram for -- Olympics and that's kind of -- new format.
They added that for speed and scale so the jobs that -- jumping hair like 3040.
And thought my technical but now are you now training again for the Olympics right now.
I'm not actually I hadn't really touched my.
In next five cents -- -- -- haven't -- -- long period it is that I had at the Olympics at a snapped ACL ligament in my knee and it.
You tune goes yup there it is seeing -- this is not a plant and pick up baseball in Central Park that's -- ACL really kills you -- -- are you on the -- now you're you're going to be able to get back -- yeah bite I'd been on the World -- from -- right now it's -- okay well -- you -- six -- there was a time when if you had a busted ACL that the interior -- your leg ligament it's a killer if you have that you couldn't do sports at all but now.
Right after the operation they have you've been and in the end and training again don't -- actually is a cadaver ligament which means it -- It got it's that's the best way I that they didn't need that sliced the flight attendant and -- that only ligaments so I guess -- -- bear -- I have my choice and have -- cadaver.
But but the point is can you get back into.
The training now having having been offered for.
So long yeah I mean it takes six months to heal and -- near a 100% so.
And I've been training.
Quiet alive and -- full month of the fire -- and my season now -- -- is a business -- so -- interest -- money and -- how do you make money doing what you're doing and -- not only have sponsors like dreadful and obviously intends in coming Brothers and all the little bits and components on -- Our bikes -- sponsors you know and so.
Either way that's you training I can I recognize that ACL.
-- there that you have although that's a little different from the one that I had but there's nothing like coming back from an ACL particularly the pain it's very painful handy when they get emotion back in.
How did you deal with all that.
And -- just scream.
Now I got me into wanna -- soundproof rooms and laid out my stomach and so I've got just because sometimes you can't help with him to let it out.
It's part of the business against yeah I was just thought the first in any deal -- -- What's amazing though a lot of people who have a bad injury like that are afraid to come back into but you're not a freedom from another injury -- now.
And I -- do what I do and on active.
You're gonna sing for -- -- home detention.
You like doing television violence and it's actually it I mean that might be way to make money eventually yeah.
We mentioned -- -- is all.
US open from mountain biking this thing here I thought I was the call and it turns out the plug in anyway go ahead and -- and so there's that mountain bike resorts like howler from hang in earning teachers in the country so in Vernon New Jersey -- fine.
It's the outlook for your aipac and that the US open this weekend so so you can go there and watch it but you can also go there and playing -- and trails anyway right -- quite hit the top World Cup.
Contenders here this weekend from here and we've just gotten from parents and finally win are you actually going to be receiving wins the next thing.
And every weekend.
Aren't you Bure back into this -- yet.
You know thanks very much -- missing.
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