My London: Chris Birch, Masters of Dirt

London freestyle motorcross rider with Masters of Dirt, Chris Birch, on why he likes summer, Camden, Amy Winehouse and being English…

Camden is just my style; great shopping and attractions, great nightlife – funky and original. I always get the Northern Line up there whenever I’m in London just to hang out. There are so many alternative people, shops, bars. I love to sit and people watch because there is always something going on.

To relax I like to go somewhere high looking over the city.

Red Bull X-Fighters at Battersea Power Station is my most vivid memory. Epic! It was so amazing to represent the UK in that amazing competition.

Sitting in London Fields with a cider is my perfect day. And an open top bus ride seeing the sights and learning the history; traffic-free, chilled, stress-free. Good food wrapped up with a beer and great views. Then a nice meal at a good restaurant, a few beers and a live gig after.

I’m an easy going person and big crowded clubs don’t do it for me. The great thing about London is you’re never stuck for things to do.

I’ve never been to Hyde Park and London Dungeons. I need to do more sightseeing in my home city!

The one good thing about being English is that we have an amazing history.

My friends are my biggest inspiration because they’re all different.

London’s best kept secret? A Thames boat ride was pretty cool!

I enjoy summer. There’s a lot of green; sitting out in the parks. It’s nice to see people out of their work and enjoying life! And autumn, rainy days; trying to keep warm inside and watching the world pass by.

Amy Winehouse, She was real! You get what you see and I feel so sad for what happened.

Londoners: stop and look around you and take it in. Feel and realise the history of this great city and be a part of it.’

Masters of Dirt is a fully choreographed show full of crazy stunts performed by the world’s best freestyle motocross and mountain bike riders. For a full-on night of action and entertainment see Masters of Dirt in Wembley Arena, London, on March 14.

Tickets are now on sale for £32.50

Wembley Arena 24-hour Box Office: 0844 815 0815


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