Interviews 12 Dec 2017

Unplugged: Egan Mastin

Learning more about the current Australian MX2 champion.

Image: Adam Spence (Foremost Media).

My Way

Greatest moment of your career?
Definitely taking out the MX2 championship this year, that was definitely the best result of my career so far.

Toughest race ever?
That last moto of the year at Coolum – hands down.

Long-term goal?
I would like to spend a couple of years in America.

Favourite track?
I’d say Moree in New South Wales.

If you weren’t a racer, you would be?
I’d probably be a carpenter.

Arch-rival?
Wilson Todd.

Greatest inspiration?
Chad Reed.

Superstitions?
I usually put my left knee brace on first, it’s not really a big deal though, probably more of a habit.

Goal for 2018?
To win the MX2 championship again.

Off the Wall

Best all-time moto DVD/video?
Probably Inside the Outdoors.

Non-bike related hobbies?
I haven’t really done many to be honest, I do go shooting sometimes though.

Do you read your pit board?
I read it a bit, not every single lap, but I do read it a bit.

What do you drive?
Volkswagen van.

What’s on the iPod?
We’ve got a bit of Suicide Boys right now.

Best thing about the MX Nationals?
Probably getting to travel around, I like travelling around Australia and getting to see different places.

Tell us something we don’t know about you?
I don’t like Spiders (laughs).

First and last

First bike?
Yamaha PeeWee 50.

First kiss?
Probably year six or year seven.

First proper injury?
I injured my shoulder when I was about 12 years old.

First time you got in a fight?
At school in year seven I think it was.

Last holiday?
Last year at Christmas I went to Whistler in Canada for two weeks, it was awesome over there.

Last big crash you had?
I had a big one at home the Thursday before Sydney supercross.

One or the Other

PC or Mac?
Mac.

McDonalds or KFC?
KFC.

Europe or USA?
USA.

Two-stroke or four-stroke?
Four-stroke.

Motocross or supercross?
Motocross.

Blonde or brunette?
Blonde.

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