Kyle set his sights early on to compete on the massive stage of Rampage. His aim was by no means to win, however to take part and showcase to the world what he was able to. His notorious run of 2012 started the “#NorbsGotRobbed” hashtag, after a flat-drop spin didn’t get scored as excessive as followers had been hoping. He continued competing, and in an epic twist, proposed to his girlfriend within the end coral in 2015. He competed yet another yr in 2016, however when he was requested to be thought-about for 2017, felt he had completed what he had got down to do, and wished to see the brand new riders compete within the occasion he’d grown to like.
Kyle discovered a brand new talent outdoors of driving doing electrical work, and has now made it a full time profession, even going again to high school to be an electrician. He’s nonetheless on the bike most day-after-day, with assist from his sponsors, however enjoys realizing he additionally has a steady profession that can enable him to refocus his objectives in life..
“I like the flexibility my career has. I know I can have a job doing the work I do even in difficult times or in new places,” stated Kyle.
Kyle makes use of Tannus’ new Tubeless Armour inserts in all of his bikes, as he says it permits him to “go out and enjoy every ride that I get to take.” Armour Tubeless is a troublesome, impression absorbing and energetic insert that’s for downhill, all-mountain and path riders alike.
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