With over 100K followers on Instagram, Gina Puglisi is one busy girl! Get to know this BMX Freestyle rider from Argentina today in our interview.
Name: Gina Puglisi
Current Age: 18
Hometown: Rosario, Argentina
How did you get into BMX? I got into BMX because I liked acrobatic sports and going out to walk the streets of my city, I saw boys jumping BMX for the first time in ‘Che Guevara 27’ square, and from that moment, I wanted to learn to ride a bike.
What languages do you speak? Español y ingles (English)
Your top three parks?
- Maligno Park
- Che Guevara 27
Top three songs on your playlist?
- Ley de Atracción by Duki
- GiGi by Duki
- Fijado en mi mente by Gigiclear
Three people who inspire you and why?
- Gaspar Guendulain: Excellent biker and good tricks
- Jose Maligno: He inspires me
- Aubrée Henson: She is cute and is a good rider
What is a trend in BMX you want to stop seeing? Old videos
What do you do when you’re not riding? Community Manager, model and reviewing food.
Favourite person to ride or train with? LBCW team
Favourite shoes to ride in? Vans
Best advice given to you? Keep trying!
Your biggest fear? Death
Your proudest accomplishment? Learn to slide the coping with style
Your worst habit? Eating a lot of candy
If you could hire someone to help you in some aspect of your life, what would it be? Video Editor
What is a memorable experience you had that couldn’t have happened without BMX? Making friends and becoming known around the world
Your top three future goals you want to achieve?
- Get to 1 million followers on Instagram
- Compete in a BMX world competition
- Model for big brands