Name: Sammy Turner
Hometown: Grimsby, UK
Sponsors: GY95 Trails
What is your BMX origin story – How did you get into BMX? I use to play football on the playing field next to gy95 dirt trails. I use to watch a girl (Emily green) jump all the big set and I wanted to be just like her, so I buit up a bike. Emily is now one of my best friends.
What languages do you speak? English
Your top three parks:
- Adrenaline Alley
- Ghetto park
Top three songs to get you pumped
- “Starlight” by Dave
- “Fly Away” by Tones and I
- Bad Boy by Chiller Crew
Three people who inspire you and why:
- Kayley Ashworth – Always pushes me to be the best version of myself on my bike.
- My girlfriend Jessica who mentally supports me and is there with me at every skatepark filming my clips.
- Sass and Stanny from GY95 Trails for always believing in me.
What is a trend in BMX you want to stop seeing? No more resi clips.
How do you spend your days off your bike? When I’m not on my bike and not at work, I like to try to get out and enjoy the country I live in, whether that be going on hikes/ chasing waterfalls.
Favourite person to ride with? Ben Towle, Kayley Ashworth and Jay Lewis
Favourite shoes to ride in? No question it’s definitely Vans
Most inspirational quote: “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.”
Best advice given: “Believe in yourself.”
Your biggest fear? Heights.
Your proudest accomplishment? Coming over my fear of competitions and entering backyard jams.
Three guilty pleasures:
- Monster Energy
Your worst habit? Snacking.
If you could hire someone to help you in some sort of aspect of your life, what would it be? Someone to do the paperwork side of my job.
Your top three future goals you want to achieve:
- Living life with zero regrets
- To travel and see the world
- Girls BMX tour