Álvaro Hernández “Varo”
August 5th, 1995
WHY DID YOU START RIDING BMX?
I discovered BMX when I was 12 years old watching skate videos and I thought it was the coolest thing I had ever seen. I didn’t understand anything, but I wanted to be like them.
WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST BMX?
My first BMX was Diamondback Joker 08.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN RIDING?
I’ve been riding 11 years.
WHO’S YOUR MAIN REFERENCE?
My biggest reference is my family
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE TRICK OR COMBO?
Lately I’m loving doing a kind of footjam whip 360 from rocket nose manual.
FAVORITE SPOT FOR RIDING BMX?
Columbus Square in Madrid
WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO CONTRIBUTE TO BMX?
I want to bring my own style to BMX, more original tricks… and always, always good vibes 😁😁.
BEST POTITION OBTAINED IN ANY COMPETITION?
I have won several championships, but the one I remember most fondly is when I went to O’Marisquiño for the first time and won amateur. I was 15 years old and it was the first championship I ever won.
WHERE WOULD YOU LIKE TO TRAVEL WITH YOUR BMX?
There’s so many places to go…