iLike Interview – Kenny Belaey
A true ambassador of his discipline, Kenny Belaey is not only the trials rider with the most UCI titles but he also likes to introduce people to his sport. He travels the world with his show and produces his own TV show called Kenny Belaey’s BIGtime. It goes to say that Kenny is hyperactive and is always working on a new project. When we contacted him to answer to our iLike Interview, he jumped at the chance to talk about Trials. Let’s get started!
Name: Kenny Belaey
Nickname: The Magician
– 4 Elite World Champion titles, 4 Elite European titles, 6 overall World Cup wins, 3 Junior World titles, 2 Cadet World titles, 1 Junior European title.
– Part of the biggest Adidas campaign ever, reaching 1.3 Billion people
– Managed to have the first ever live stream of a UCI Trials event (Aalter, 2012)
An actor/actress: Will Smith
A TV series: Terra Nova
A movie: Avatar
A song: Comfortably Numb – Pink Floyd. Goose bump guitar solo
An artist: Jimi Hendrix
A book: Losing my virginity by Richard Branson
A colour: Blue
A meal: Sushi
A country: USA
A race: World Championships
Another cyclist: Sven Nys
Another sport: Enduro
A sport person: Tony Hawk
3 things that you would take with you on a desert island: a bike, a boat and a fishing reel
A person who inspires you: Nelson Mandela
A motto: Winners never quit and quitters never win
A dream: To live long and happily, without regrets and having done something meaningful in life
Something people don’t know about you?
I am a work addict… I can’t stop working on projects and taking on new challenges.