If you ain’t first, you’re last
Collin started racing when he was 7 years old because he loved riding his bike. Originally from Longmont, Colorado, by the time he was 13, he won his first amateur World Championship. Collin went on to win 5 amateur World Championship titles and 4 American titles. At 17 he won the American Junior Elite National Championship and had 3 podium finishes at the Junior Elite World Championships. In 2016 he won the D1 Collegiate Dual Slalom National Championship. Collin plans to continue BMX racing as but will also be adding professional mountain bike racing into his repertoire in the near future. Collin’s long term goal is to make the 2020 BMX Olympic team and acquire a few Rainbow Jerseys along the way. (Rainbow Jerseys signify the reigning World Champion).He hopes that he will have the opportunity to get to the top of the World Cup podium. In his free time he likes to work on bikes, ski and spend time with his friends. Collin is currently taking classes at Colorado Mesa University to complete his degree.
Q&A with Collin Hudson
What’s the number one thing on your bucket list?
Winning a rainbow jersey - the Elite Bmx World Championship title
If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
If I could have a super power, I’d be able to fly!
What’s your favorite workout song?
Honestly I enjoy any song as long as it’s not screamo or jazz!
Who’s your biggest supporter?
I have a crazy amount of support coming from a variety of places The most obvious is DK Bicycles. Colorado Mesa University provides me with everything I need for training and education and go above and beyond to make sure I can compete at the highest level. My parents do so much more than I could ever ask for and have allowed me the opportunity to be able to compete at the level I do today. My best friend Alex Willie has pushed me in the right direction and motivated me to be the best athlete I can be, in any discipline of cycling.
What’s your go-to PowerBar product?
My go-to PowerBar product is definitely the Strawberry-Banana Performance Energy Blasts. I love the taste and little buzz of energy they provide.