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I have only seen Fraser ride once but he was smooth enough to stick in my memory. I remember him being quieter and smaller than the other riders out that day but he was sticking some huge air and doing it without a lot of fanfair. Someone to watch out for.
NSMB – Give us your stats
Fraser – Fraser Kettner, turning 16 in September, my names on the board usually are Fraser Kettner, Ketz
NSMB – Where do you ride?
Fraser – North Shore! I have been to the Woodlot and Whistler a couple of times, and I am going over to see some island trails.
NSMB – What do you ride?
Fraser – I have 2 bikes, a 2000 Norco Vps-1 and a 99 Kona Muni Mula
NSMB – Favourite Trail?
Fraser – There are so many, but my favourite one is Aftertaste(RIP) because many of my good friends built it, with .
NSMB – Describe your riding style.
Fraser – I know the Manley brothers are gonna have a laugh, but I am trying to learn a few different syles, from bowl riding to pushing myself faster down Neds.
NSMB – Who is in your posse?
Fraser – My other Bros? Well there are a number of them, Curtis, Jeff, Cory, Clayton, Kyle, Matt, Aaron, Safety Dan, and of course i wont forget Jake, ( the ultimate freerider)
NSMB – Are you competitive with each other?
Fraser – Not too much, I know there is a little thing going on with Matt and Clayton though, with the World Cup show going down.
NSMB – Do you have any sponsors?
Fraser – Yes, I ride for Mantra Optics, and John Henry bike shop.
NSMB – What do you like to do when you can’t ride?
Fraser – Sit at home and stare at a wall.
NSMB – Any other sports you enjoy?
Fraser – I am going into Midget hockey next season.
NSMB – Where would you like to ride that you haven’t ridden?
Fraser – Nelson
Photographer = Noel Hendrickson
NSMB – Design the ultimate trail for us?
Fraser – A trail that has great flow, smooth ladders, gaps, skinnies, steeps, and jumps!
NSMB – Do you ever race?
Fraser – Not yet, but it looks like a lot of fun, and I want to race for the Shore, at Grouse.
NSMB – What is your all time favourite sit com? (no apologies needed – I don’t either)
Fraser – Sorry dude, i dont watch that crap!
NSMB – Have you ever bled your discs? Overhauled a fork?
Fraser – ahah yeah, I have tried discs, it was total and complete failure, after that experience i would never try to do the forks.
NSMB – What are you up to now that School is out?
Fraser – I ride, enjoy, and look at women.
NSMB – Who is the best rider you have ever seen in person?
Fraser – I have only seen him once, and he wasnt doing anything too nuts, Wade Simmons, just riding in circles at the bowl.
NSMB – Who would you most like to go for a ride with (other riders – supermodels don’t count)
Fraser – Dammit! Well I guess Pam Anderson is outa the picture, bikers, probably anyone that I would be able to have fun riding with. Or if I could learn something off of them.
NSMB – Who is babalicious in your book?
Fraser – There are so many its hard to answer! I just like to gaze, because there are so many hotties around.
NSMB – Any last words?
Fraser – Ride for yourself, don’t get peer pressured into hucking yourself off a 20 foot gym roof to flat, just because you are filming with 3 cameras including a 16 mm. Stop harrassing the hoodlums, we are not arrogant, thanks. Make sure to help out on trail days.