If you’re new to the sport of motocross this is one film you should definitely watch – #throwbackthursday. He’s one the best MX riders on earth – one of the best of his generation. He’s won everything there is to win in the USA. Yet, Ryan Villopoto is the most private, reserved and soft-spoken individual in the sport.

Hailing from the school of walking softly and carrying a big stick, the supremely talented and fiercely determined athlete lets his riding – and winning ways – do the talking.

To that end, Volcom set out to peel back the layers and dig out the soul and charisma of the champion. They travelled the US, meeting family, friends, industry members and a hero to discover the real RV. What they found, well, we’ll let the film and Ryan do the talking.