Pavel Alekhin

I ride for the pleasure

Pavel Vishneviy rides at the forum spot in Barcelona, Spain on July 15th, 2015
© Danil Kolodin/Red Bull Content Pool

Hi, my name is Pavel Alekhin. My discipline is mountain bike freeride. My friends call me Vishneviy . I was born on 6 October 1989 in Moscow. My philosophy of life is live every day as if it is the last. My favourite music is funk.


Pavel Alekhin is one of the big personalities of the international mountain bike freeride scene, and a regular at slopestyle and dirt jump contests all over the globe.

The Russian is well known for the massive trick variations and combinations he pulls out at dirt jump contests, such as Vienna Air King, Rocket Air and White Style. He also rides brakeless, which defines his riding style.

Alekhin is adept at riding BMX also and has been at the forefront of getting BMX recognised in Russia as a sporting discipline, as well as setting up the Russian BMX Championships.

When not competing, you'll find Alekhin down at 'The Pit', his hometown set-up in Moscow and where he is at his most relaxed.

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Career Highlights

  1. 2016
    1. 3rd Place: FISE World Cup Final – BMX Freeland

      Chengdu, China

  2. 2016
    1. 2nd Place: Overcoming Gravity

      Cromeriz, Czech Republic

    2. 3rd Place: Bike Days, MTB Dirt Jump

      Solothurn, Switzerland

  3. 2015
    1. 4th Place: Pro Freestyle (MTB)

      The Hague, Netherlands

    2. 2nd Place: Vienna Air King Best Trick

      Leogang, Austria

  4. 2013
    1. Winner of Best Trick at White Style

      Leogang, Austria

  5. 2012
    1. 1st Place: Scott on Air

      Willingen, Germany

    2. 1st Place: Roc’D’Azur