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Dirty Dozen with Dan Foden

Dirty Dozen with Dan Foden

It’s been one heck of a season for British Sidecarcross Ace Dan Foden and his passenger Ryan Humphrey culminating in a fabulous double win at the Sidecarcross of Nations in Italy in October, so we thought it was about time he got got down and Dirty with our Dirty Dozen questions and here is how they came out…

Images courtesy of WSC – Stijn Vanoverbeke

DH: Do you have a Pre-Race Play list you listen too, and if so name a couple of tracks that are on it?

Dan: Yeah, I do. I generally listen to dance music like Asking Sonny Fodera but throw in a few others like Superstar-Lupe Fiasco and a few songs by Aitch, but my music taste changes quite often.

DH: When was the last time you cried?

Dan: When my niece was born a couple years ago.

DH: What is your favourite inspirational quote?

Dan: We’re not here to take part, we here to take over – Connor McGregor

DH: Do you have any weird suspicions or pre-race rituals?

Dan: No not really, just try to stay fun and relaxed.

DH: What drives you most to get up in the morning and go training?

Dan: You never know when your racing career could be over so work as hard as I can while I can.

DH: If you didn’t race what sport would you play or take part in?

Dan: MTB

DH: What is your biggest Phobia?

Dan: Clowns

DH: Who is your biggest sporting idol and why?

Dan: Stuart Brown, he’s ridden at the top level of our sport for longer than I’ve been alive, that kind of drive and resilience has to be admired.

DH: Where do you see yourself in five years time?

Dan: Preparing for another season of racing, exactly the same as I am now. Or in Monte Carlo.

DH: What is your all-time favourite movie?

Dan: Step Brothers

DH: Who has had the biggest impact on your career?

Dan: Dad/Mum/Step Dad. I’ve been through a lot of different situations in my career and they’re all people who have helped me considerably.

DH: What is your philosophy on life?

Dan: Find the balance between being successful and having fun.