Date of birth:
Athens, Greece
Red Bull, VodafoneCU, Verde Bmx,
Something creative
Favourite athletes:
Sergio Layos , Mat Priest , Ruben Alcandara


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Panagiotis Manaras thinks of him self to be a simple person, always positive and crazy enough to perform extreme tricks with his BMX.

With a genuine love for BMX no matter the terrain, Panagiotis has constructed a mini BMX park were he can practice 24/7 with his brother and friends. The Bogiati Land park, is slowly becoming a meeting spot for all riders in Greece.

Panagiotis has also participated in many international contests such as Simple Sessions, Red Bull Stomping Ground,  Braaab BMX Am & Pro Contest and Texas Toast Jam in Austin U.S.A. He was also hosted in Woodward Camp facilities in Pennsylvania N.Y.


  • 2007: Rebel Jam contest Berlin, Germany
  • 2007: 1st invite Simple Session Talin, Esthonia
  • 2008: BMX Masters Cologne, Germany
  • 2009: 25th place BMX Worlds Cologne, Germany
  • 2009: 10th place Stadi Summer Session Helsinki, Finland
  • 2010: Simple Session Talin, Esthonia
  • 2011: Simple Session Talin, Esthonia
  • 2012: 1st place 45° NORD BMX Contest Moncalieri, Italy

INTERVIEW 2016.02.29

What are you looking for to accomplish?

To do another good project with Red Bull.

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What would be your greatest achievement?

I’ll say my last clip from my Verde bmx edit and couple wins at some contests.

What kind of difficulties does your sport’s performance involve?

The winter pretty much.

What makes you feel satisfied when performing your sport?

When I’m finishing the session and I don’t have injures.

Where do you practice your techniques when being alone?

Usually pedaling around the city to find new spots.

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What do you do during your training which is key to your success?

Focusing on my bike and having fun with my buddies because it’s good to be with your friends, it makes me feel more.

What are you most nervous about when competing?

When it’s time to hear your name but when you’re dropping in the course is yours and you have to enjoy your 1 minute.

Who would you say is your biggest fan and why?

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Some kids in my neighborhood, they are so stoked that I’m living next to them and watching me every day.

What is the best piece of advice you have been ever given?

Wear your f**g HELMET.

What are your future plans?

To compete at more new contests and take good results also to make some really dope web edits.

What are your tips for those who begin now?

KEEP trying tricks and be creative. BMX never ends.

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