Hans Rey was born in Germany in 1966, this Swiss/American national now resides in Laguna Beach, California with his wife Carmen. Hans is a former Trials World Champion and inductee of the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame. He is widely considered to be a pioneer of both the Mountain Bike Freeride movement and the Trials riding scene. As a professional rider and ambassador for the sport, he continues to travel the world having so far visited seventy different countries.
During the mid nineties, Hans created the Hans Rey Adventure Team visiting remote and extreme locations around the globe, often riding his bike where a bicycle had never been ridden before. In addition Hans would seek out locations that were both historic and held some mystery, always capturing his exploits for the media.
Hans Rey: Career highlights and favourite destinations
Hans Rey presents a live multi-media presentation, leading us through his pioneering career in mountain biking. Stories from the early days, and the evolution of freeriding. Travel to far flung destinations as Hans gives us the low down on his favourite trips and trails from around the world.
After his presentation, Hans will present the World Premiere of his new film – Trans Hong Kong Urban Adventure.