Brett Banasiewicz Tweets His Face Off

Tweet Your Face Off with Brett Banasiewicz (@imaddog9)
Wednesday October 13, 2010

“Tweet Your Face Off” is a weekly interview series hosted by @AlliSports on twitter where the fans have their chance to weigh in by submitting questions to the guest. Follow Alli Sports on twitter and send in your own questions next week for the chance to win cool prizes!

Brett Banasiewicz made his Dew Tour in 2009 and finished 11th overall in BMX Park with a 3rd place finish in SLC. In 2010, not only did he qualify to ride both Park and Dirt, but he also won the first two dirt comps of the season. This year in Portland, he nearly became the 3rd rider to win two events at the same stop when he finished 2nd in BMX Park. Brett comes to Vegas with the BMX Dirt points lead and hopes to take home the Dew Cup. He took some time on Wednesday to Tweet His Face Off with us.

Q: On a scale of 1-10, How awesome is the movie Face-Off?

A: i havent even seen it, but when i do, ill tell you what i think

Q: You just turned 16. Did you get your learner’s permit & did you buy yourself a car yet?

A: i haven’t been home enough to take the driving test 😦 and no i haven’t gotten a car yet, maybe #subaru will help me out

Q from @ridertech: Where is your favorite place to ride?

A: my favorite place is probably @davemirra‘s animal house, with dave and @danieldhers

Q: If you were old enough to gamble, what number would you bet on the roulette wheel this weekend (0 thru 36) and why?

A: i would choose…… uhmm 16. cause i just turned 16 🙂

Sounds like a good tip. If I win on 16, I’ll give you a percentage

50% works

Q: Growing up in South Bend, how did you get into BMX and not Notre Dame Football?

A: i guess football just wasnt my game~plan and i loved riding bikes, and not throwing pig skin

Q: Do you have any pre-contest superstitions?

A: putting my pads on my legs, right to left, thats it

Q: If your iPod were to get erased today, what is the first thing you would put back on

A: the new @liltunechi “i am not a human” mixtape. i lovelove weezy #freeweezy, and the new @BostonsBoy mixtape. #goeshard

Q: You told us about the double rainbow in SLC. Will we see one all the way across the sky in Vegas?

A: i will see what i can do here for #vegasss

Q from @Bmx_Kitchen: What is the double rainbow?

A: The double rainbow is amazing, and I dont know what it means, the Double Rainbow is a cashroll nohander

Q: When you got the message from @RyanNyquist saying he learned the cashroll, what did you think?

A: A: i was actually with @Danieldhers when i got the message, we both listened to it on speaker and had a good laugh 🙂

Q from @RobArmour123: Why did you have to take my underwear this morning?

A: cause it was my underwear in the first place, @ethika most amazing underwear

Q from @zarrinalam: How did you get the nickname Maddog?

A: i used to wear a helmet with pull over puppy ears, i wish i had a picture

Q from @jessicat27: Would u ever switch from ridin BMX dirt comps to ridin FMX or other Motocross comps?

A: probably not, im not very great on a motorbike hahah

Q from @livordie: What’s it like to have @catfishcatfish as your mentor and road dad?

A: lets just say. i wouldnt have been half the places i have been with out him, mad props to gramps

Q from @bradrocks1469: If you were required to ride someone else’s bike whose would you ride?

A: probably my boy @RobArmour123, his bike or @Danieldhers so i can maybe bust his back wheele:)hahahah just kiddin

Q from @nicksummerlot: what are you wearing?

A: @Rockstar_Energy hat, @etniesBMX shirt an shoes, @levis 510 cords, brown and nike socks

Q from @robarmour123: Who would win in a fight, a taco or a grilled cheese?

A: I’d have to choose a taco, no doubt.

Q from @Bmx_kitchen: What r u goin to do with the mopeds we just rented and r bein dropped off now?

A: gonna RIDE!!!!

Last Question: from @hiimkaylaaa: What’s impacted you most in life?

A: traveling the world doing what i love, i couldnt ask for more and i thank everyone that has helped with erything!

Thanks for joining us today Brett. Enjoy those mopeds and best of luck this weekend. I’ll let you know how 16 goes.

For more on the BMX Dirt finals, head over the the mothership


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