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NIGEL SYLVESTER // BMX'ER

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Beachroad Magazine roll with BMX'er Nigel Sylvester as he brings his GO! series to Dubai, The Jamaica, Queens native was signed up by the late great Dave Mirra and has taken the BMX world by storm // Photos by Harrison Boyce.

Nigel answers the Beachroad Q&A //

NAME? // Nigel Sylvester.

YOUR FIRST JOB? // Sweeping hair in a barbershop.

YOUR CURRENT OCCUPATION // Pro BMX'er.

WHERE DO YOU LIVE? // NYC.​

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WHY SHOULD PEOPLE VISIT DUBAI? // It's an amazing city with so much to discover.

WHEN ARE YOU COMING BACK? // Hopefully soon. 

WHAT WAS THE HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR STAY IN DUBAI? // Sky diving.

YOUR GREATEST LOVE? // BMX

YOUR GREATEST FEAR? // Failure

WHAT IS YOUR EARLIEST MEMORY? // Learning how to ride a bike. 

DO YOU OWN ANY CLASSIC / VINTAGE BMX? // Yes, I own a few GT's and a couple Mongooses. I love collecting them. 

YOUR FAVOURITE BICYCLE BRAND? // Animal Bikes

BMX ASIDE WHAT ARE YOUR OTHER PASSIONS? // Chillin, Food, Traveling.

WHO IS YOUR GREATEST SPORTING INFLUENCE? // Michael Jordan.

DO YOU FOLLOW MOTORSPORT? // Yes, Motocross.

IF YOU COULD SPEND A DAY WITH ANY SPORTING LEGEND WHO WOULD IT BE? // The quarterback Joe Namath.

HOW IS THE BMX SCENE IN DUBAI? // Dubai doesn't have a BMX scene from what I saw but I hope the GO Dubai video encourages more kids to start riding bike there. 

WHAT IS THE LAST GIFT YOU GAVE SOMEONE? // A Piece of mind.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE CHILDREN? // Dream big and follow your heart.

THE WORST TRAIT IN OTHERS THAT GETS YOU MAD? // Being dirty.

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WHO WOULD PLAY YOU IN A MOVIE? // Neo from the Matrix. 

FAVOURITE MUSIC // Hip Hop.

LAST RECORD / DOWNLOAD YOU BOUGHT? // Meek Mill Wins & Losses. 

FAVOURITE BOOK? // The Bible. 

FAVOURITE DESTINATION? // Home.

HOW DO YOU RELAX? // By sitting down and doing nothing. 

BEACH OR DESERT? // The Beach.

CATS OR DOGS? // Dogs.

COFFEE OR TEA? //  Tea.

WHAT MAKES YOU LAUGH? // Most things.

YOUR MESSAGE? // Live Life.

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