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JOHAN CHAUVEZ

  • Age: 27 years old
  • Nationality: French
  • Living in: Montbéliard, France
  • Body height: 1,69m
  • Body weight: 60 kg

MY FAVORITE TRAIL

Trou Normand (Salbert)

MY FAVORITE BIKE PARK

Avoriaz (Super Morzine) Bike Park

MY BIKE SETUP

The 2018 Scott Voltage FR 710 is my everyday bike! It is comfortable to ride in every situation and on every terrain: technical lines, steep shoot, and of course jump lines! Love it! I also have a BMX I use to ride in skateparks, on pumptracks or dirt jump lines. Learn more about my downhill bike setup, my gears and tools by clicking the below button.

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MY FILM SETUP

I used to film with a GoPro Hero 3 and my I Phone… But I recently bought a new GoPro Hero 5 Session that has image stabilization and… It's totally worth the shot! To learn more about all my camera gear, click the button bellow!

MORE ABOUT ME

INTERESTED TO LEARN MORE ABOUT ME? HERE GOES...

I’m Johan, 27 yo and I grew up in a little village of Franche Conté, Northeastern France. I’m pretty sure the number of cows exceeds the number of people over there! But I moved and I’m now living in Montbéliard, which is perfectly located near both Swiss and German borders: making it easy to travel!

I started biking super young with my younger brother and a bench of friends. We built and rode our first trails and jumps in the woods. Then my parents offered me my first BMX and it totally reinforced my passion for bikes! At first, I was more focused on dirt jump lines; I loved to ride dirt jump parks. But watching big mountain bike events like the Red Bull Rampage inspired me! One day I tried a friend’s full-suspended bike and f**k… I discovered how crazy it was! I think those bikes give you tone loads of possibilities!

Since we’re kids, my brother and I also make bike videos. We began borrowing our family’s camera to make short edits. Then we leveled up a little bit, filming our bike trips and cool lines on the different spots we visited. And today I continue through owlaps videos!

I’m/was an electrician. But my passion for bikes got the upper hand and I’m now bike mechanic. I’m also super involved to a bike association from my region. We create and maintain sick (and legal) freeride trails around here!