Sik Mik on Bluegrass for 2018 – check out his welcome interview below:
> Hi Mick! How was the off-season? How do you stay occupied?
Mick Hannah: I have had a great off-season! My wife Kim and I were blessed with the arrival of
our daughter Miya on October 25. Family time has been the focus of this off-season.
> Congratulations! You’ve must have been quite busy then. Speaking about training, 2017
was focused on the Worlds. How did you change your preparation for this upcoming
Mick: Every year my preparation changes and grows. This year I have been given the
opportunity to work with the James Cook University sports science department from Cairns,
Australia which is really exciting!
> What are your goals for 2018?
Mick: My goals for this year are to be consistent throughout the season and focus again on World
Championships in Switzerland.
> A favorite race / event this year?
Mick: I’m looking forward to the Crankworx events a lot this year! Especially with the addition of
> It’s fair to say you’re one of the most experienced riders on the circuit. How do you keep
your motivation high year in, year out?
Mick: I just love to ride my bike as fast as I can and share that with the fans all around the world.
It’s an amazing job!
> Few DH racers are defined by their style and particular tricks on the bike. Your
nickname Sik Mik doesn’t come from nowhere. Do you put it down to your famous
Mick: I was given the nickname Sik Mik by a close group of friends when I was maybe 12 years
old. We all rode together a lot and it just developed from the fast and difficult features we built
> After all those years, what are you looking for when it comes time to choose a new
Mick: For me the important thing is the people behind the product. A good quality product can
be produced if you have the right people with the right motivation.
> One last word?
Mick: I’m always excited about beginning a new relationship and it’s no different with Bluegrass.
I believe we have common goals and we both work hard to achieve those goals so the future will
> Thanks Mick for your time!