National Champion: The Unlikely Story of Nepal’s Best Mountain Biker

“Mountain biking is not so popular in Nepal,” said Rajesh Magar, four-time mountain biking national champion. “Because people are not very wealthy here.”

“RJ Ripper,” was shot by Joey Schusler and tells the story of Rajesh Magar. Since he was 10, Magar fixated on mountain biking, but it wasn’t always easy.

He spent his time constantly riding and fixing up old bikes when they broke down. Now, he’s a four-time national champion.