Daniel Dhers facts for kids
Dhers in 2012
|Born||March 25, 1985
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Rank||6 × X-Games medals / 4 × Overall Dew tour champion / 2014 Overall FISE world series champion / Numerous FISE (BMX masters, LG Action Sports...) medals|
Daniel Dhers (born March 25, 1985, in Caracas, Venezuela) is a Venezuelan professional BMX rider. He is currently sponsored by Red Bull, POC, DC Shoes, Specialized, Albe's Mailorder, and Verizon. Dhers lived in Greenville, North Carolina, known as Protown USA because of the concentration of BMX riders that live there, including Dave Mirra. Dhers in 2013 opened in Holly Springs, North Carolina a public mountain biking, BMX, and skateboarding park, the Daniel Dhers Action Sports Complex.
Dhers began riding BMX when he was twelve years old in Caracas to socialize with friends and in 1998 he visited his first skatepark. Then, he started traveling to different countries to compete and gain experience. In 2003, he entered his first contest. In 2006, Dhers went to the United States and won the Dew Action Sports Tour, which he would win again in 2007, 2008, and 2010. He would also win gold medals at the X Games in 2007, 2008, and 2010. He was featured on several episodes of the American TV program Nitro Circus.He has traveled the world competing and promoting the sport.
Dhers is one of the most decorated BMX riders of all time.
Daniel Dhers Action Sports Complex
In 2013 Dhers and Abel Zalcberg founded the Daniel Dhers Action Sports Complex, which opened on May 3, 2014 in North Carolina. The 37,000-square-foot family-oriented BMX, scooter and skateboarding facility includes both indoor and outdoor parks.
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