FMX / Derek Garland
- Nickname: G-Land
- City, State you reside in: Pacific Ocean on my Boat, Miss Mayhem
- Birthday: June 5, 1985
- Age when first started riding: 8
- Favorite place to ride: MM compound
- Sponsors: Metal Mulisha, Rockstar, Osiris, MSR, Pro Taper, Pro Circuit, Maxxis, Alpinestars, Makita, MB1 Suspension
- Inspiration: My Dad
- What’s on your IPOD playlist? SlipKnot, Manson, Slayer, Machine Head, mostly bands from Mayhem Fest... and there’s some country on there too
- When I’m not riding I like to: Sail, run, make trips to San Francisco, and eat tacos and drink beer
- Official/Favorite Website: www.facebook.com/GarlandFMX
- Something that most people don’t know about you: I’m the first freestyle rider to run a marathon and swim from Alcatraz.
- Quote: Live Fast Die Last
- Career History. How did you start riding? I started riding at 8 years old with my dad, and Cameron Steele who was a neighbor of mine introduced me to freestyle when I was 16. Ever since then, it became my passion to ride freestyle.
- Career Honors, Awards, and Highlights: 4th Place Masters of Dirt series ‘08 5th Place X Games Brazil Best Trick ‘08 9th Place for AST Dew Tour ‘08 3rd Place Toyota Surfercross ‘12 9th Place Dew Tour San Francisco ‘12
- Instagram: @garlandFMX
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