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Jacobo Mantilla

Matter Team

Name: Jacobo Mantilla

Country: Colombia 

Current Location: Bucaramanga Santander 

Loving to skate since: 5 years old 

Riding for Matter since: 2018

Current Skate Setup: Now I’m skate with Mc cargo custom skates, Frame XXX3 110mm, Bearing record bearing 5 balls, Wheels like Phoenix hard and Era hard. In 125 I like very much one20five blue

Favorite skate: McCargo custom boot

Favorite frames: 3X4  frame (XXX3) 3x125

Favorite wheels: one20five matter wheels

Favorite bearings: Record Bearing 5 balls

Why do you love to skate? Because every time I put on my skates I feel free, I feel happy and I really enjoy this

What keeps you pushing forward in skating? the dreams and goals that I have set for myself and would like to fulfill over the years

What is your favorite place to skate? In the track that I skate since I have 7 years old, not the best track in the world and not the fastest but for me its perfect

What advice would you like to give? There is always chasing dreams no matter what it takes

Any hobbies outside of skating? I love ride mountain bike and route bike, I’m going to the cine and ride a horse it’s my favorite hobbies 

Do you have a life philosophy or phrase that inspires you? Be happy and be happy doing what I love 


Some more private questions:


What is your favorite food? Hamburger, pizza, like salom mushrooms sauce 

What is your favorite drink? Coke it’s my favorite drink? But I can’t drink all days?


Racing specific:


What was your greatest success? For now I will be world champion in Junior. And I won the marathon of the national games (the most important event in Colombia) when I was 16 years old

What is your favorite race? Elimination route

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RESULTS
World champion junior 2021