Cory Wiergowski Intro Interview7/6/2012
Cory Wiergowski was added to the AM team a few weeks back, so we decided to do a more indepth introduction. This 18 stair icepick is a good indication of his burly style. To learn more about him just check after the break. Photo Greg Moliterno
Name: Cory Allen Wiergowski
Hometown: Bay City, MI
Current Town: Detroit, MI
How long have you been riding?
Since I was about 12, so 9 years
What was your first bike?
First “legit” BMX bike was a Mirra 540
How did you get into riding?
I think I seen BMX on TV once when I was younger and begged my parents to buy me a bike. haha! No one rides BMX where I’m from so it was hard to progress growing up, but as I got older my mom would give me rides to skateparks like an hour from our house.
First trick you learned?
Bunnyhop…shit took forever to learn.
Trick you wanted to learn when you first started?
I always wanted to be able to whip, flip, and do circus tricks. I think thats what every kid wants when they first start.
How did you keep riding through the Michigan winter?
A couple homies and I had ramps in a barn that we always rode till we all turned 16 and could drive, we started riding indoor parks like warehouse (r.i.p) and transitions ramp park, without that place I wouldnt be where I am today
Favorite trick right now?
Double peg hard 180s hands down
Dream spot to find?
My dream spot is and always will be perfect uprails.
A trick you can do that people might now expect from you?
I’ve crotched flairwhips…
Favorite spot ever ridden?
Pontiac Central in Michigan. Abondoned with perfect rails
Part you go through the most on your bike?
Have you ever ridden brakes?
Yes, but I took them off after I learned fufanus brakeless.