Big Daddy has brought a whole new view of BMX. To be honest the first time I saw a video of him I thought he was a tool, then I watched a few more videos and I discovered hes actually just funny as hell. So, this was an interview that HAD to be done. Welcome to the Animal House.
All photos are by Brad Gethard except the last one by Kevin Connors
(editors note: Daddy was laying in bed spinning cause of too much partying and hitting on other peoples girlfriends all night we did this interview) OH MY GOD, I’LL DO THIS INTERVIEW IN MY UNDERWEAR., BIG DADDY
HEAVYHITTERS, NORTHEAST PHILLY, BENSALEM.
ORCHID, LITTLE DEVIL, SE SHIFT, ALEX WHEELS
300 FRICKEN LBS.
Max Dead lift:
SOMEONES ENITRE HOUSE.!
OFF AXIS CURLING MACHINE WITH A HUMAN APPLIED!
Largest object ever picked up:
What is “The Animal House”?
BIG DADDY’S LITTLE ENVIRONMENT
What are some of your nicknames?
BIG DADDY, AKA THE HEAVYHITTER, AKA THE JACKHAMMER IN THE SACK, AKA LUMPY, AKA BIGGEST RIMS ON A MUSTANG ON THE EAST COAST!!
When did you decide to start filming your life and when will it become a daily thing?
DAILY THING=CASH MONEY, MAKIN MONEY SINCE 1997!
What is the most autographs you have signed in one day?
ONE THOUSAND, EIGHT BILLION, SEVEN HUNDRED SANDWICHES ON ONE FRICKEN BUN!!!
When is your rap CD going to drop?
2009, I DON’T EVEN GIVE A SHIT!
What’s up with you and Kelly Bolton?
KELLY BOLTON DECIDED TO TRY AND LIFT A BUNCH OF WEIGHT HE COULDN’T LIFT!
Actually, what’s up with “the death list”?
KNOW THE DEATHLIST, RESPECT THE DEATHLIST, AND WALK A STRAIGHT LINE AND YOU WON’T BE ON IT!
How many chicks have you picked up?… Ill let you take that how you want.
7 TRILLION IN THE LAST 6 MONTHS, ACTUALLY ALOMST A MILLION, I GOT LOOKS AND AB’S FOR WEEKS!
Your signature trick the X factor hop is pretty intense, Are you still the only one doing it in the pro circuit?
OF COURSE, AIN’T NO ONE DOING THE X-FACTOR OVER THE ENTIRE ARENAS LIKE DADDY!
Recently there was rumors you were going to join the flatland circuit for x games 2008, can you confirm this?
FLATLAND TRICKS FOR WEEKS!
Who all is in the heavy hitters?
ANYONE WHO CAN LIFT UP AS MUCH AS BIG DADDY, AKA THE WHEELBARROW IN THE SHEETS!
If you and Chuck Norris had a pick up random stuff contest, who would win?
I’LL PICK CHUCK NORRIS OUTTA HIS MULLET!
Are you naturally a beefcake or do you spend hours in the gym?
BEEN IN THE GYM SINCE 1991, WHAT KINDA QUESTION IS THAT!
What’s up with the champ stamp, what does it say and when did you get it?
GOT IN DECEMBER 2006, BECAME THE CHAMP IN 2007.
How many years have you been riding for?
15 FRICKEN YEARS.!
What are some of your favorite places to ride?
ANYPLACE THAT HAS A GOOD RAIL OR A GARGANTUAN DIRT JUMP.
If you could only do one trick for the rest of your life what would it be and why?
BACKFLIP X-FACTOR OUTTA THE STADIUM!! CAUSE ITS AERODYNAMICAL!
What is one trick you cannot do for the life of you?
360 BACKFLIP X-FACTOR!!
Your on little devil and orchid, do you have any signature big daddy stuff coming from them?
WIFEBEATER, LIGHTHEAVY WEIGHT DIVISION SERIES.
Your also on SE, how’s things going with that and when did you get on that?
I INVITED MYSELF ON THE TEAM, SELF INVITE!
Who are some of your biggest riding influences?
NYQUINCH, VAN HOMAN, MORGAN WADE, EDWIN DELAROSA, AND ADAM ALOISE(BIG JEWISH).
You have hit up a few contests lately, how have those been going?
2 FOR 2, JACKHAMMER.
Where all can we expect to see you riding this year? dew tour at all?
EVERY FRICKEN PLACE IN THE WORLD!
What are some of your favorite riding and none riding movies?
RAD, ANIMAL VIDEOS (CAUSE THERES ALOTTA BARSPINS AND IT MAKES MY HEAD SPIN!) AND TOMMY BOY.
What are some bands you are into?
50 CENT, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, EMINEM.
Who or what are your biggest influences on your life?
RIDING WISE, RYAN NYQUIST, HE’S THE THIRSTY VETERAN OF THE BMX SOCIETY!
If you could spend the day with anybody alive or dead, who would it be and why?
COLIN WINKELMANN. CAUSE HE WENT FOR BIG SHIT!
If you won the lottery what would you do with the cash?
OH MY GOD!! MAKE SURE EVERYONE IN B-TOWN(BENSALEM) HAD A MUSTANG ON DUBBS!
What are some of your favorite websites?
I DON’T EVEN GO ON THE FRICKEN INTERNET!
What are some of your favorite tv shows?
CHAPPELLE, CRAZY POLICE VIDEOS AND THE NATURE BRACKET.
If you could have any super power, what would it be and why?
WOULDN’T BE TO FLY CAUSE i CAN ALREADY DO THAT, BE ABLE TO DO A BACKFLIP X-FACTOR WITHOUT ANY HATERS!
Where are some of your favorite places you have been?
CALIFORNIA, IN THE KITCHEN COOKIN EGGS FOR WOMEN ALL FRICKEN MORNING AND IN MY OLD BACKYARD RIDING DIRT.R.I.P
Where are some places you would like to go to that you haven’t been to yet?
DAVE MIRRA’S KITCHEN.
What are some things you would like to accomplish in the next few years?
LETTING THE WORLD KNOW I’M A HEAVYHITTER.
What kind of advice do you have for kids getting into bmx?
STRAP ON YOUR HELMET AND PEDAL AS FAST AS YOU CAN GO AND GO AS HIGH AS YOU CAN AT EVERYTHING!!
What kind of advice do you have for kids looking to start picking everything up?
WATCH BIG DADDY HEAVYHITTING.
*Photo Credit: Kevin Connors
If you could change anything about BMX what would it be and why?
ALL THESE PUNK ASS DUDES WITH SMART ASS ATTITUDES.
Do you have any shout outs or thanks?
DEREK ADAMS AT LD AND ORCHID, WILDMAN AT SE, THOR, ALEX RIMS, BRAD GEEZY, MY FRIENDS, AND PARENTS AND YOU GUYS FOR WANTING TO DO THIS INTERVIEW! THANKX
Anything I missed you would like to add?
BIG DADDY IS AN INNOVATOR, PUSH YOUR LIMIT TO BIG DADDY’S SUBSTANTIONALIARY BRACKET. (WHATEVER THAT MEANS)
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