Fabio Wibmer

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Creative genius and all-rounder on the mountain bike

Fabio Wibmer is best known for his daredevil YouTube clips on the bike. The Austrian is a mountain bike pro and rides disciplines such as downhill and bike trial. He takes his stunts to the limit, his downhill skills on an old ladies bike, but also daredevil moves over obstacles went viral, made him famous. Wibmer stands out as a rider mainly for the creativity of his videos, in which he crosses any obstacles on his bike that come in front of him in the city or nature, keeping his numerous followers on their toes. But despite his successes as a trial rider and his fame, Fabio Wibmer has remained a down-to-earth guy who is pursuing his sports management studies at the University of Innsbruck on the side.

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"It only gets exciting when it takes me 300 tries to do a trick."
Fabio Wibmer

Hero Moments

Fabio Wibmer is considered a real hero of the scene and is admired by many fans. But Fabio's stunts are the only ones that really take off. With his unusual video ideas, the otherwise down-to-earth Austrian takes his more than 6.5 million YouTube subscribers' breath away again and again. Fabio also shows what he can do offline and has already taken several podium places in competitions such as the "Whip-Off Contest" or the "GoPro of the World-Best Line Contest 2015".

Athlete and YouTube star

As a mountain biker, Wibmer not only has a number of victories in various competitions to his credit, he also has great success with his videos. He has been regularly publishing YouTube videos since 2008, and now has over 260 clips. His YouTube channel is followed by over 6.7 million subscribers, and the number is growing. In his videos, he shows himself performing daredevil stunts and takes the camera on impressive tours. His channel is the 2nd most subscribed channel in Austria, with over 1 billion views. In 2015, he even received the Web Video Award in the "Sports" category for his video "Paris Is My Playground" and in 2017, his most clicked video to date, "Urban Freeride lives", followed.

Fabio Wibmer's awards

Not only with his videos Fabio Wibmer convinces many fans, but also in several mountain bike competitions he could already celebrate successes. He is a member of Danny MacAskill's "Drop and Roll Tour" and won the "GoPro of the World-Best Line Contest 2015". He also achieved some victories on the downhill bike, for example he won the Austrian "Whip-Off Contest" in 2015. The following year he became Austrian Downhill State Champion, was winner of the Innsbruck Downhill Cup and was first place in the Whip Off Contest of the Dirt Masters Festival in Winterberg in 2016 and 2017. In 2015 he also received the German WebVideo Award in the category "Best Sport Video Award".

Daredevil stunts and records

Wibmer likes to take on new challenges, going far beyond his previous limits. In 2016, for example, Wibmer pulled off two daring stunts. First, he ventured into the project of riding his bike over the Kölnbreinsperre dam in Austria, which is one of the highest dams in all of Europe. The spectators were speechless when he rode a line on the narrow railings of the dam, which are 200 meters above the ground. In the same year, also in Saalbach, he demonstrated his incredible creativity and skill in a downhill race on an old ladies' bike.

"I take things that everyone knows and give them a new twist."
Fabio Wibmer

The career of the mountain biker

In his childhood, Wibmer had already been racing motocross for twelve years until he saw a YouTube video of Danny MacAskill, a Scottish trial superstar, in 2009 and thus discovered his fascination for bike trial sports. In fact, he started riding his own trials bike in 2010 and was invited to the Red Bull Wings Academy in Munich when he was 16, in 2012. That's how his role model Danny MacAskill discovered him there Since 2014, Wibmer has been a member of the "Drop and Roll" team founded by Danny and tours worldwide with his bike trial team mates for shows. In mid-2017 Wibmer became a Red Bull athlete and since 2020 he is an official partner of the bike brand Canyon Bicycles. Together with Elias Schwärzler, an Austrian downhill rider, he launched his own sportswear brand called "Sick Series".

Fabio Wibmer in brief

Sport:Mountain bike and trial rider
Discipline:Trial and downhill
Team:Drop and Roll, Red Bull Athlete
Height:188 cm
Nationality:Austria
Birthday:June 30, 1995
Born in:East Tyrol
Hometown:Innsbruck
Estimated net worth:2.5 million euros
Followers on Instagram:2.1 million
Subscribers on YouTube:6.54 million
Partner:Laura Block
"Ever since I can remember, I've loved riding my bike and doing tricks!"
Fabio Wibmer
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