21 Questions with Matthias Dandois

23 nov 2018 13:21
Matthias Dandois has conquered some of the best BMX Flatland riders in the world and his killer game plan snagged him the 2018 FISE World Series with a massive 36,400 points – but what would his strategy be if he found himself in the middle of a zombie apocalypse?
Here, the French Flatland master caught up with us to answer some of our most pressing questions.

Favourite stop on the 2018 FISE World Tour?

Montpellier. 100%! That crowd was the best. 

Winter or summer?

Winter in San Diego. Summer in Paris.

What do you miss most when you’re traveling?

My girlfriend.

Favourite song to get hyped up?

Alice et Moi – J’veux sortir avec un rappeur

If you could meet anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?

Jim Morrison

Favourite car?

Skoda Kodiaq. Massive trunk for my bike and really comfy for long trips. All I need.

Fill in the blank: My friends would say that I’m ___.


Most embarrassing moment?

Trying to find an answer to that last question!

Would you rather travel to space or the bottom of the ocean?

Travel to space.

Dogs or cats?

Cats. Jim!!!

If you could see the future, would you?

**** no. 

Describe the 2018 FISE World Series in one word.


What is the best advice you’ve ever been given?

Just one more then we go to bed.

What would your strategy be in a zombie apocalypse?

Travel to space. Or the bottom of the ocean.

What is the last thing you do before you go to sleep?

Close my eyes and think too much.

Favourite ice cream flavour?


Finish this line: Pineapple on pizza is ___.

Better than pineapple on pasta.

What sport do you most like to watch other than BMX?

Soccer. PSG bro!

The best present you’ve ever received?

My first bike when I was 12. Thanks Mom and Dad!

What is your signature dance move?

I do this weird thing with my arms. Looks like I’m having a seizure.

If you could relive any moment, what would it be?

None. Present time is much better.
You can follow Matthias as he takes on tricks (or zombies?) around the world on his Twitter and Instagram.