The future of women’s BMX in Germany is looking bright with riders like 16-year-old Lillyana Seidler. Get to know Lillyana today from our interview!
Name: Lillyana Seidler
Current Age: 16
Hometown: Alt Rehse by Neubrandenburg
Sponsors: Mankind BMX
How did you get into BMX? I watched the Tokyo Olympic Games with my father and knew right away that I also wanted to ride BMX.
What languages do you speak? German, English and a little bit of Spanish.
Your top three parks?
- Mellowpark Berlin
- Stride Strasbourg
- Schlachthof Flensburg
Top three songs on your playlist?
- Cruel Summer by Taylor Swift
- June by Becks
- If We Ever Broke Up by Mae Stephens
Three people who inspire you and why?
- Lara Lessmann because she never gives up and always pursues her dreams.
- Kim Lea Müller because she always stays positive.
- Tobias Wicke because he is one of the most talented BMX riders in history.
What is a trend in BMX you want to stop seeing? I want BMX to be taken more seriously.
What do you do when you’re not riding? Listening to music, going to the gym and meeting friends
Favourite person to ride or train with? Lara Marie Lessmann and Kim Lea Müller
Favourite shoes to ride in? Vans Sk8 Hi
Best advice given to you? The glass is always half full. ( By my Dad )
Your biggest fear? Deep Water
Your proudest accomplishment? Participation in the European and World Championships.
Your worst habit? I get impatient easily.
If you could hire someone to help you in some aspect of your life, what would it be? I would hire someone to do my math homework for me. 😉
What is a memorable experience you had that couldn’t have happened without BMX? BMX is the only sport where all nations hang out together after the competition.
Your top three future goals you want to achieve?
- The Olympic Games
- Good placing at international competitions.
- Learn new tricks