Words and interview by Fat. Photos by Gabor Vasko.
Danny Josa grew up in Budapest but has spent several years off and on living in various states in the U.S. as an exchange student. He currently lives in Lafayette, Louisiana of all places and is riding every chance he gets. We got a bunch of photos of him at spots all around Louisiana, so we hit him up for a quick “top fives” interview as an introduction to the fun-loving Hungarian.
One of Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s hidden gems; a tight, 90 degree curved wallride.
Name: Danny Josa
Sponsors: Oakley, Nike 6.0, Fundango, Velvart Bike Shop
Top 5 Things About Being In Hungary:
– Dirt Jumps
Top 5 Things About Living In Louisiana:
Danny once said, “My helmet is so comfortable I’d wear it to school if I wouldn’t get made fun of.”
Top 5 Places To Ride In Europe:
– Budapest, Hungary
– Berlin, Germany
– Barcelona, Spain
– Trails, Linz, Austria
– Munich, Germany
Top 5 Places To Ride In The U.S:
– Orlando, Florida
– Austin, Texas
– San Diego, California
– New Orleans, Louisiana
Rail hop along the Mississippi, River in New Orleans.
5 Differences Between Budapest And Lafayette:
– Riding spots
Barspin in one of Lafayette’s many ditches.
5 Pros You Are Stoked On:
– Sergio Layos
– Bazsi Ivanfi
– Kevin Kiraly
– Garrett Reynolds
– Corey Bohan
Trying to get that Sergio Layos style in Lafayette’s cement bowl with a lookback.
5 Things You Do When Not Riding:
– Hanging out with friends.
– Riding my scooter.
Carving high up the famous Baton Rouge tranny wall.
Top 5 Things About Going To College:
– Being on campus.
– Learning new things.
– Getting a diploma.
– Meeting new people.
– …so I can stay in the U.S.
Stalling a can-can footjam while wearing his school colors.
5 Things You Bring To Every Session:
– My helmet.
– Extra shirt.
– Extra socks.
Walltap in another one of Lafayette’s ditches.
Top 5 Favorite Tricks To Do:
– Anything on dirt jumps.
– Air downside whip
– 360 No-Hander
Kicking one of his favorite tricks in the bown; downside tailwhip.
If you missed it last week, here’s a quick session video of Danny riding a park in Lafayette, Louisiana…