Scotty Cranmer


Straight outta Jersey, Scotty is the real deal in BMX - A legend in the streets, at parks, in pools, and on dirt jumps. Creative, daring, skilled, and sometimes down right scary, he is the stuntman’s rider with the medals to prove he is one of the true greats of action sports. Scotty is a legacy rider, a down-to-earth superstar who inspires people around the world with his positive attitude and gnarly riding.

Interview

WHAT SHOE DO YOU RIDE? 

Sk8-Hi Pro

WHAT SHOE DO YOU CHILL IN?

Slip Ons

WHAT’S YOUR BIKE SET-UP? 

Mid-sized frame, narrow bars, short cranks, high seat, three pegs, one brake.

WHAT IS THE BEST STORY YOU’VE EVER HEARD OR BEEN TOLD?

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?

Nasty

WHAT TRICK CAN’T YOU DO THAT YOU WISH YOU COULD?

Nose wheelie and double flips

WHAT’S THE WORST THING THAT’S EVER HAPPENED TO YOU?

I shit my pants when I was ten, while being on crutches -- terrible day. 

WHAT ARE SOME INTERESTS/HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF BMX?

Piano, guitar, cars, bulldogs, turtles, football, UFC.

LAST GOOD BOOK YOU READ OR MAGAZINE YOU LOOKED AT?

A Bruce Springsteen bio.

FIVE SONGS THAT HAVE TO BE ON A PLAYLIST?

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”

FIVE ESSENTIALS FOR ANY ROAD TRIP?

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