Damian grew up in Saskatchewan…Go Riders!!! His love for bikes started at an early age when he got his first BMX and started racing. Sport has always been a large part of his life, playing baseball and tennis at a competitive level. Before making the cycling industry his full time career he was in the restaurant industry for 15 years. Being a chef allowed him freedom to live in the mountains and pursue his love of outdoors.
In 2003 he attended the Barnett Bicycle Institute in Colarado Springs where he received his BSE level 1. He has since worked in the industry for 9 years. He is an avid mountain and road cyclist and has his NCCP level 1 certification.