Ricardo Laguna

Ricardo Laguna

Las Vegas - Professional BMX Biker

Living in Vegas means you need to be able to work in a fast paced and ever changing environment, though the room may sometimes feel like it's spinning, for Ricardo Laguna, it really is. Laguna is an extremely accomplished professional BMX biker who resides in Sin City. If Laguna isn’t flipping through the air, he is likely drinking a mojito on Laguna Beach, or simply sleeping in and avoiding the desert heat.

Q&A:

Hometown?

La Paz, Mexico.

Place you call home now? (neighborhood etc)

North Las Vegas.

Favorite sport to watch?

Toss up between BMX or NBA.

Favorite sport to play?

BMX.

Best vacation ever?

BMX games in Australia and X Air in New Zealand.

Dream trip destination?

Barcelona, Spain.

Favorite dinner?

Sushi.

Favorite dessert?

I am not much of a sweets eater but when I do I love an almond croissant from Carl’s Donuts.

Underrated food?

Soup!

Dish you’re best at cooking?

I am only allowed to make scrambled eggs…

Best meal you've had at a restaurant?

I love the Filet Mignon with Lobster Enchiladas at Javier's.

Favorite TV show as a kid?

Boy Meets World.

Favorite movies?

The Hangover.

Favorite bands?

Silverstein.

Most impressive live performance you ever saw?

The Vegas strong event at T-Mobile Arena benefiting the 1 October victims.

Car you drive now?

Toyota Tacoma.

Car you’d like to drive?

I previously had a Cadillac CTS, I wouldn’t mind driving that around again.

Best car you've owned?

Lexus is350 F.

Motorcycle?

Honda CRF 450R.

Wear a watch?

Yes, Bulova.

Got a favorite watch?

Apple Watch.

Summer drink of choice?

Mojito.

Winter drink of choice?

Hot apple cider with Salted Carmel Crown Royale.

Bourbon or Scotch?

Scotch.

Vodka or gin?

Gin.

Cologne?

John Varvatos.

Favorite beach?

Laguna Beach.

Otherwise, you’ll be busy doing what?

Sleeping in.

Best work advice you ever got?

You should have done it yesterday.

Best thing about your career?

I am fortunate to have a career that started as a hobby. I love what I do and never get sick of it.