Nathan Radke

Age:  19

Hometown:  Lino Lakes, MN

Occupation:  Student

Season Bib:  821

Wins:  0

Runner Ups:  0

3rd Places:  0

Podiums:  0

Top Ten Positions:  0

Mens World Ranking 2016/2017:  28th

Mens World Championship 2016/2017:  28th

Competing Since:  Saint Paul 2016/2017

When did you learn to skate?

-3 years old I took skating lessons

Did you play hockey growing up?

-I played hockey for 14 years growing up from mites all the way to varsity.

What other sports did you play growing up?

-I raced motocross and also played lacrosse


If you could do anything non-athletic in your spare time, what is it?

-Sit back and relax with a good group of buddies at the cabin.

Are there any other good hobbies that you have?

-I've always had an interest in cars and I like to work on mine pretty often.

Describe going down an icecross downhill track for the first time:

-Absolutely terrifying looking over the drop ins and trying them for the first time. But after that its all fun and games until you fall.

What are your guilty pleasures? Why do you wake up in the morning?

-One of my guilty pleasures is chipotle burritos. I wake up in the morning because im always ready to create the future and look forward to new experiences.

How long have you been competing in ice cross downhill?
-I have done 1 year so far in juniors.

What first got you interested in the sport?
-A high school hockey coach that had done it in the past and loved it.

If there is one piece of advice that you could offer new riders, what would it be?
-Just send it and try to stay on 2 feet.

What is your best result or favourite memory at a Red Bull Crashed Ice?

-Looking at the crowd before dropping in was pretty mind blowing. gets the heart racing for sure.

Who is your favorite sports athlete?

-Growing up ive always liked PK Subban, great defenseman in my book.