Damien Oton

RACING: ENDURO      AGE: 30       HOME TOWN: Ille sur Têt, France

 

How would you describe yourself in one sentence?
A guy from Cataluña who loves racing and riding bikes

Best moment of 2017 season?
Winning EWS #8 in Finale Ligure! That was just amazing! My family and all my friends was there that weekend.

Your goal for this season?
Winning the overall of the Enduro World Series.

Your main inspirations?
Jean-Michel Bayle

Growing up, who did you most like to emulate on your riding?
Sam Hill

If you could transfer your riding skills to any other sport, what would it be?
Rally, motocross or surfing

Favorite post-race snack?
Lasagna

Favorite race?
La Thuile, Italy! Trails are sick and I always did good there.

Favorite place to ride?
Cataluña because it’s home! Home trails are the best!

RACING HIGHLIGHTS
1st – EWS Finale Ligure 2017
3rd – EWS Millau 2017
3rd – EWS Machico 2017
4th – EWS Aspen Snowmass 2017
5th overall – Enduro World Series 2017
2nd overall – Enduro World Series 2016
4th – EWS Finale Ligure 2016
3rd – EWS La Thuile 2016
6th – SRAM Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized 2016
6th – EWS County Wicklow Emerald Enduro 2016
6th – EWS County Wicklow Emerald Enduro 2015
2nd overall – Enduro World Series 2014
1st – EWS La Thuile 2014
2nd – EWS Valloire 2014
3rd – EWS Finale Ligure 2014