How much is your father involved in BMX?
Rim Nakamura: I have been riding with him since childhood and now he is my BMX mechanic and also he works as Japan team’s mechanic.
Where do you usually ride when you're home in Japan?
Rim Nakamura: Kyoto
Have things changed for BMX Freestyle in Japan now that the Olympic Games are happening in Tokyo in 2020?
Rim Nakamura: I am very happy that the Olympic Games are happening in Tokyo.
When did you start riding for Red Bull?
Rim Nakamura: I started riding for them when I was 15 years old.
You seem to do a lot of traveling, who usually travels with you?
Rim Nakamura: I usually travel alone, or sometimes with friends.
Most people know you as a Park rider. Do you ride Dirt, Street, Miniramp, Vert or flatland as well?
Rim Nakamura: Yes, I love to ride everything!
Is there any rider that you look up to? Who is your hero?
Rim Nakamura: Dennis Enarson and Boyd Hilder.
2019 is going to be an interesting year. What is on your schedule for this year?
Rim Nakamura: I will go to the FISE Series and UCI events and I want to go to a lot of events.
What is your goal in BMX at the moment?
Rim Nakamura: X-games gold medal.
What trick do you want to learn next?
Rim Nakamura: 360 double downside tailwhip
Who gives you good advice in life?
Rim Nakamura: Family, Friends, and my sponsors.
Do you want to say thank you to some people?
Rim Nakamura: I want to say thank you to all people who always support me.
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