Name: Jeremy Ball
Age: 26
Hometown: Quincy, Michigan
Local Trails: The Grizz
Years Riding: 14
Years Diggin’: 12
Job: Social Studies Teacher
Ambition: To make a positive difference in the world.


1: What was the last thing you did today before answering this lot?
I just finished teaching a World History class.

2: Where did you ride your bike last?
K-Zoo Skate Zoo, Kalamazoo, MI

3: What was the last new trick you learnt?
Opposite Three Regular Lookback

4: When did you last build up a new bike?
About one week ago… but prior to that it had been over a year.

5: What was the last album you bought?
Social Distortion, The Greatest Hits

6: What was the last book you read?
Cat’s Cradle
by Kurt Vonnegut

7: What was the last BMX video you watched?
I just watched Who Brought the Dicks the other day…

8: What was the last city you visited?
Kalamazoo, MI.

9: When, and where, were you last genuinely lost on your travels?
Yellowstone National Park

10: What was your last meal?
Orange Chicken

11: What was the last great gadget or invention that you saw or bought?
I just bought a new coffee maker, I don’t know if that counts though.

12: When was the last time you scared yourself?
Every time I ride I’m usually kind of scared.

13: Where is the last place on earth you want to visit?
Is there a bad place?


Top 5 Trails Riders Of All Time
1. Ted Van Orman
2. Jeff Degryse
3. Chris Doyle
4. Mike Aitken
5. Brian Yeagle

Top 5 Trails Spots I’ve Ridden
1. The Grizz
2. 248
3. Pipe Dreams
4. My Backyard
5. The Strieby’s circle section (RIP)…

Top 5 Countries
1. I don’t travel out much…
2. but Canada is fun.

Top 5 Books
1. Slaughterhouse Five
2. Cannery Row
3. The Book Thief
4. The Great Gatsby
5. Me Talk Pretty One Day

Top 5 Films
1. Rad
2. Finding Forrester
3. Bull Durham
4. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
5. 12 Angry Men

Top 5 BMX videos
1. Criminal Mischief
2. Road Fools 1
3. Who Brought the Dicks
4. The Day is Over
5. 7-18

Top 5 Websites
1. Drudge Report
2. seannewtonfoto.com
3. deliveranceclothing.com
4. betherain.com
5. Digbmx.com

Top 5 Magazines
1. Time
2. National Geographic
3. Dig
4. Ride UK
5. Tread…

Top 5 Places
1. The Grizz
2. Skatezoo
3. My front porch
4. Ft. Collins, CO
5. Cascarelli’s of Homer

Top 5 Companies in BMX
1. Is this a trick?… Deluxe
2. I’ve always loved Profile
3. Life?
4. S&M
5. FBM

Top 5 Photographers
1. Sean Newton
2. Teddy Van Orman
3. Sandy Carson
4. Greg Dickinson
5. Chris Hallman

Top 5 Places I want to visit
1. New Zealand
2. Alaska
3. South Africa
4. Russia
5. Brazil

Top 5 People
1. My Parents
2. My Wife
3. My Brother
4. Sean Newton
5. Those who I can’t name

FRAME: Sacre Bleu, 20.75″ toptube, Jet Black
FORK: And Forks, 33s, chrome
STEM: Deluxe F-Power
BARS: Deluxe V2 XXL
WHEELS: Deluxe F-lite Complete Wheelset, sealed bearing, 9T RHD rear, 10mm female axle
SEAT & POST: Deluxe Tripod Seat (available Summer ’13)
CRANKS: Profile, 175mm
SPROCKET: Deluxe F-lite
PEDALS: Deluxe F-Lite
TYRES: Primo Front, Odyssey Rear
GRIPS: Deluxe Shovelhands
BAR ENDS: Deluxe Bar End Bar Ends


© 2014 DeluxeBMX. Web design by Patrick Best