'I've made that step up to where I dreamed of being as a kid' – Aaron Gwin talks downhill

“I'm really lucky to have teammates that I consider to be my best friends…” Awkward! Since Red Bull filmed this video, Aaron Gwin has left Trek World Racing and joined Specialized amid a storm of acrimony. We're glad they decided to release it anyway, though – Gwin has some interesting stuff to say, and it gives us an excuse to show you these great, but now outdated, photos of him tearing it up at Mammoth Mountain!

Source: MTB Chronicles Mini: Aaron Gwin chats downhill from Red Bull

All pictures by Cameron Baird / Red Bull Content Pool

Aaron Gwin rides at Mammoth Mountain, California. Picture by Cameron Baird/Red Bull Content Pool

Aaron Gwin rides at Mammoth Mountain, California. Picture by Cameron Baird/Red Bull Content Pool

Aaron Gwin rides at Mammoth Mountain, California. Picture by Cameron Baird/Red Bull Content Pool

Aaron Gwin rides at Mammoth Mountain, California. Picture by Cameron Baird/Red Bull Content Pool

Aaron Gwin rides at Mammoth Mountain, California. Picture by Cameron Baird/Red Bull Content Pool

Aaron Gwin rides at Mammoth Mountain, California. Picture by Cameron Baird/Red Bull Content Pool

Aaron Gwin rides at Mammoth Mountain, California. Picture by Cameron Baird/Red Bull Content Pool

Aaron Gwin rides at Mammoth Mountain, California. Picture by Cameron Baird/Red Bull Content Pool

Aaron Gwin rides at Mammoth Mountain, California. Picture by Cameron Baird/Red Bull Content Pool

Aaron Gwin rides at Mammoth Mountain, California. Picture by Cameron Baird/Red Bull Content Pool

Aaron Gwin rides at Mammoth Mountain, California. Picture by Cameron Baird/Red Bull Content Pool

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