Scotty Cranmer

The young man from New Jersey has made sure no one forgets him as long as people still throw Vans on pedals all over the world.

Since day one there was something special about Scotty; from his BMX racing roots to his X Games and Dew Tour gold medals, he has chiseled out a utopian life for himself through hard work and perseverance. Scotty crew up riding his local spot, the Incline Club and still today rides and trains at this landmark spot.

Interview

What shoe do you ride?

Skate hi classic pro

What shoe do you chill in?

Slip ons 

What’s your bike set-up?

mid sized frame, narrow bars, short cranks, high seat, 3 pegs, 1 brake

What’s the best trip you’ve ever been on?

Roots Jam 2004 road trip 

What is the best story you’ve ever heard or been told?

Ronnie Surridge told me a real fairy flew out of the woods and landed on his leg. True story

Favorite Vans rider?

Nastyyy

What trick can’t you do that you wish you could?

Nose wheelies -double flips

What’s the worst thing that’s ever happened to you?

I shit my pants when I was 10 while being on crutches. Terrible day 

What are some interests outside of bmx?

Piano, guitar, cars, bulldogs, turtles, football, ufc

Last good book you read or magazine you looked at?

Bruce Springsteen bio

Five songs that have to be on a mix tape?

Bruce Springsteen- dancing in the dark, Tears for Fears- everybody wants to rule the world, saves the day- at your funeral, Mae- all deliberate speed, U2- New Year's Day 

Where do you see yourself in five years?

Happy with bulldogs and my fiancé 

Five essentials for any road trip?

Good crew, good plan, good food, good stereo, good insurance