Mongoose today signed BMX pro, Mykel Larrin. A native of Racine, Wisconsin, Mykel began his BMX career just a two-hour drive from the current Mongoose headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin. Known for his big air and fun-loving attitude, Mykel is a welcomed addition to the star-studded Mongoose team. “When I think of someone being a positive role model with great values, Mykel Larrin is one of the first names that comes to mind,” said Mongoose Team Manager, Leigh Ramsdell. “Not only is Mykel one of the best to do it on a bike, but the incredibly sincere vibes you get from him are so refreshing. I’m super grateful to have Mykel represent Mongoose and BMX in general!”
Finding time to give back to the sport, Mykel has used the bike and his platform to create meaningful
From humble beginnings in Racine, Wisconsin, BMX rider Mykel Larrin discovered the local skatepark and inadvertently met his mentor, Kuko Padilla. With a new bike, a desire to learn and an eventual dream to turn pro, Mykel Larrin became a super local at the skatepark, learning to ride transitions of all types in the process.
Returning to Boise, Idaho for the second edition of the Road to X Games: Boise Qualifier, the world’s top skateboard, BMX and Harley-Davidson Hooligan athletes competed to secure their invitations to Minneapolis. In addition to the three events at Rhodes Skate Park, the qualifier expanded this year’s event to include Harley-Davidson Hooligan Racing at CenturyLink Arena. Over 12,000 fans witnessed six Men’s Skateboard and BMX athletes, four Women’s Skateboarders and 48 Harley-Davidson Hooligan racers punch their tickets to Minneapolis.
In the final competition of the day, Mykel Larrin (USA) showed that he’s not only a threat in Vert and
Heaven On Earth//BMX Athlete Mykel Larrin from Ivan Barra Films. Heaven on Earth is a short film following the philosphy and work ethic of pro BMX athlete Mykel Larrin as he strives to win gold at the 2017 X Games.