Full name Gustav Erik Larsson
Date of Birth 19800920
Current city Monaco
Sponsors: Team IAM cycling,, POC Scott, Dt swiss, Schwalbe, Coure, Winforce
Hobbies: MTB, Motorbikes, Photography, Hifi&Music, simracing, Coffee..
Career highlights (approximately 3-6): 2nd at the cycling TT Olympic games in Beijing 2008
2nd at the world championship in Mendrisio 2009, winner of the last tt in the Giro d’ Italia 2010, winner of the prolouge in Paris Nice 2012
How and when did you get in to biking?
When I did not get a motocross as I had hoped for, the next best thing was a mountainbike. I started training and racing in 1994. It took until the year 2000 before I started to race on the road, then just as a tool to be a better mtb rider. But I got stuck loving it..
What’s the best advice you ever got? Don’t eat yellow snow..
What’s the best moment in your career? Beijing Olympics
What’s the worst moment in your career? Braking my back at the worlds in Montreal 2003
What are you doing when you’re not biking? Having coffee
What gives you energy and lets you think about other things than biking? Riding my motorbike.
Who inspires you? John Tomac, Gunde Svan
What inspires you? Nature
Name three things you are good at? Drawing, Photography, Speaker building
Name three things you would like to learn? Play guitar, adjusting carbs, building tube amps
Where do you spend your time off? Listening to Music
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live? And why? New Zealand perhaps? Looks very beautiful.. but I’m quite happy as is..
What do you still want to accomplish in your career? Be world champion
What would you do if you weren’t a professional biker? Drive rally cars..
Riding spot: Blausasc, cote d’Azur
Country: Italy City: New York Book: Primal connection
Music: Judas Priest
Movie: Bad Taste
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POC signs with Olympic cyclist Gustav Larsson