Name: Matthew Edward Beringer
From: Layton, Utah
The year you started riding: 1984
Bmx videos that you’ve had a part in: 5050 “That’s it”, S&M “Please Kill Me”, “Sentenced To Life”, Ride “Role Models”, Odyssey “Electronical”, Skier’s “3.2″, my video “The Beginning”, Little Devil “Criminal Mischief”
Your all-time favorite bmx videos: Ride “Thunder”, S&M “44 something”, “BMX Inferno”, “Please Kill Me”, Little Devil “Seek and Destroy”, “Criminal Mischief”, “Nowhere Fast”, “Don’t Quit Your Day Job”, “Unlock Your BMX”, Etnies “Grounded”, “Soil”, 5050 “That’s it”, “The Beginning”.
Favorite feeling on a bike: I like finding things with my name on them, messing up a whole bunch of times, and then finally riding away completely happy that I’ve defeated my enemy.
Favorite stuff to ride: Cement parks, street, ramps, dirt jumps, parking lots, curbs, everything. It just depends on who’s around, where I’m at, and what time of the year it is.
Favorite bands / musicians: The Snake Trap, Buckethead, Skynard, Pink Floyd, Gwar, Cash, Slayer, Doors, Blue Man Group, Bad Religion, Suicidal Tendencies, Cypress Hill, Primus
Favorite movies: Beavis and Butthead Do America, Crash, Rad, Goonies, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Gummo, Beetlejuice, Kung Fu Hustle, Napoleon Dynamite.
Interests outside of bmx: Beer, Ski Bike, Snowboard, Skateboarding, Machine Shop, Home improvements, Saxaphone, Food, Family, Friends, Fun
(*Riding photo shot by Jeff Z. Courtesy of Ride’s Behind The Photos with Matt)