Nickname: Willemhouse (I got this nickname because when I first started racing, no one could pronounce my name.)
Age /DOB: 18 11/09/91
Hometown/Location Now: Brisbane, Australia
How did you get into riding: I saw a “real” mountain bike one day at school and was hooked from that moment on. I traded in my motorbike for a mountain bike.
Years Riding: 5
Riding Style: Smooth with a bit of style.
Influences: Chuck Norris and Nathan Rennie
Number Of Broken Bones: 13. 3 collarbones, Femur, hands, ribs and the list goes on.
Favourite Places to Ride: Whistler - Canada, Schladming - Austria and Maribor - Slovenia.
Drives: 2006 Hilux 4x4
Music: Haste the day, Parkway Drive, Trivium and A Static Lullaby.
Rules To Live By: If your not first, your last.
Typical Day: Wake up, eat, train, sleep.
Sponsors: Tomac Factory Racing, Sram, Revolution Magazine, KWT - Maxxis Tyres, and of course Unit Clothing.
Wins/Accomplishments: 2009 Australia Junior Down Hill Champion, Australian 4X Junior Champion, 4th Junior World Championships, 13th Maribor World Cup in Elite class.
Spare Time: Ride my Moto, Hang out with my girl and mates