Name: Eric Porter
Bike: Diamondback Mission Pro 27.5, DH8, Assault
Favorite trail: Wasatch Crest Trail, or any high alpine singletrack
Years riding: 12 years as a pro rider
Most influenced by: Kirt Vories, Palmer, Lenosky, Chase
Birth date: 9/11 !!
City/State/Country of origin: Louisville, KY
Present Residence: Midway, Utah
Hobbies: Snowboarding, backcountry ski touring, fly fishing, camping
Can't leave home without: My helmet! Haha all the sports I do seem to require a helmet.
On the road with: my lovely car :-) Ford Transit and my Bikes
Your three most favorite things: Bike, snowboard, snowmobile.
What you miss most while travelling: My wife and kids for sure.
Currently listening to: Thievery Corporation
Favourite movie: Dumb and Dumber
Favourite spot on Earth: Big mountains always keep me happy.
Making a living riding my bike! I’ve had some great contest finishes over the years, but now it feels the best to plan an adventure into the unknown and pull it off!