Colin Varanyak sits down for an interview on the Unclicked Podcast!
The latest episode of the Unclicked Podcast has arrived and this time around Colin Varanyak sits down with Dennis Enarson and Ryan Fudger to tell his story from how he got into BMX, his transitions from racing to freestyle, going Por, traveling, video projects, things he’s up to outside of BMX and more! This is a little under 2 hours, and it’s a super good listen! Get on that play button!
“We have the one and only Colin Varanyak in the studio today. Colin is humble, hard-working, and one of the top street riders in the game. Heck, he’s one of the top all-around riders in the game. I can’t say enough good things about the guy. Colin has been thrown some curve balls this year but he handles them like a true professional. Hit play and get some insight and motivation from the man himself.
0:00 – Introducing Colin Varanyak / pronouncing Varanyak / Family history
3:40 – “I’m kind of a jock” / Growing up racing
12:00 – Influence from Scotty Cranmer at a young age / Riding street / Incline Club
16:05 – Motivation through anything
17:30 – Riding with Garrett Reynolds and meeting the Deadline crew
23:30 – A thought-out move to San Diego, California / Being a part-time substitute teacher
27:20 – Signing with Adidas 510 / Riding full time / Traveling
33:35 – Working full time and trying to find balance
37:15 – Having one of the hardest years of his life
42:15 – Finding a routine / “Bike riding is my therapy”
48:00 – Going to EVERY event and enjoying new opportunities
58:10 – Bike geek / Switching things up
1:03:00 – Christian Rigal kills it on a MTB / Going to Redbull Rampage
1:07:30 – Future projects / Shout out to Brad Simms for making the connection
1:11:10 – Questions from Brad Simms
1:16:00 – Mountain Biking
1:19:00 – Fiend!
1:20:15 – IG Questions / Starting up Youtube again?
1:25:45 – The transition from Animal to Premium
1:28:00 – Favorite video part?
1:32:00 – Public speaking / being a teacher
1:34:00 – Demarcus Paul questions
1:43:15 – “What’s next for you?”
1:46:00 – Photo coverage?” – Our BMX