Mike Jones
Sponsors & Partners
  • Norco Bicycles
  • SR Suntour
  • Sun Ringle Wheels
  • Answer Products
  • Onza Tires
  • Hayes Disc Brake
  • Esteem Team
  • Clean Air Champions
  • Ride Camps
Mike Jones
Mike Jones

Mike Jones Biography

Occupation

Head Coach, Professional Mountain Bike Coach, Professional Mountain Bike Rider, Motivational Speaker, Writer, TV Host.

Hometown

Victoria, BC and Squamish, BC

National Champion

x3

Years on Canadian Team

2004, 2003, 2002, 1997, 1994

Interests

Writing, Coaching, Outdoors, Back Country Adventures, Surfing, Environmental Issues, Cross-country racing, Outdoor Education, Snowboarding.

Education

University of Victoria, BA Sports and Recreation Management.

Other Highlights

Speaker with the Esteem Team, with over 170 school presentations and 28,000 kids visited Since 2001.

Sponsors

Marin Bicycles, Dangerboy Components, TSG, Oakley, WTB, Fox Suspension, Whistler/Blackcomb, Bell Mobility, Cliff Bar.

Other Information

Bikes: Marin Quad Quake AL7, Marin Quake CL7, Marin Mt. Vision, Marin AXC Rocky Ridge.

Music

Techno, Trance, Old Rap, Punk, and mellow relaxing stuff.

Food

Hot or Japanese

Other Sports

Snow Board, Surfing, Soccer, Street Hockey, Trail Running

Favorite Course

The Old Ste. Anne World Cup Course, Nationals Course at Whistler

Favorite Trails

Pyschosis in Golden,

Likes

Positive People, Dogs, Super Technical Courses, Long Rides.

Dislikes

Wet Feet, Mud, Torn ligaments, Badly organized National Races

If I was Prime Minister

Improve access to MRI’s (if you don’t know what this is you are lucky), Fund a National DH development Program, Make the Environment a Top Priority so we have places to ride for the rest of our life.

Transportation

Toyota Previa 4WD… it’s a mini van, but the thing is sick off road.

Favorite Places to Ride

Mt. Tszuhalem, Duncan BC, and of course Whistler, BC

Role Models

Tomac, Hestler, March, Samurai’s.

Best Road Trip Memory

Touring Europe with Mat Laurin after World Cup Finals in the tiny little Euro car we bought in Switzerland with stops in Sarajevo, Croatia, and Budapest and then rallying the heck out of the car before selling it and flying home.

Camps & Coaching