MTB Egypt Rider of the Month: October 2013

Name: Diego Javier Estigarriba Peña
Age: 30
Where are you from?: Asunciòn, Republic of Paraguay.
What do you do for a living? I have been working at the Embassy of Paraguay in Egypt for the past ten years.
When and why did you start cycling? I started cycling when I was six years old. Unfortunately we don’t have mountains in Paraguay, so that’s why I used to ride road bikes.
Road, off-road, or both? Off-road!
Tell us about your bike(s)!: I have a Diamondback Sortie.
Favorite ride(s) (road or off-road): My favorite ride is any weekend group ride with the MTB Egypt group!
Do you practice other sports?: I love to play football, volleyball and golf.
Tell us about your cycling-related injuries/accidents: The worst accident was when I crashed on the Roller Coaster and got four stitches in my left elbow.
Anything else you want to tell us about yourself? I didn’t mountain bike in Egypt for my first seven years here, and I am thankful to everyone in MTB Egypt who have encouraged me to get on the trails and join the fun!