Emil Johansson performing at Crankworx Innsbruck Dual Slopestyle June 17, 2021
Emil Johansson poses for a portrait during training at the Crankworx FMBA Slopestyle World Championship 2020 Stop 1 in Rotorua, New Zealand on March 05, 2020.

Emil
Johansson

Sweden

Sweden

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Bike

Emil Johansson, Sweden's slopestyle star, is an inspiration on and off the bike, both for his athletic prowess and his personal strength.

Date of birth

20 June 1999

Place of birth

Trollhättan

Age

22

Nationality

Sweden

Sweden

Career start

2016

Discipline

Mountainbike Freeride/Slopestyle

If you're looking for a name that will live long in the folklore of slopestyle MTB, Emil Johansson might just be it. The rider from the south-west of Sweden has wowed the crowds and judges at contests all over the world with his stylish tricks and smooth riding since bursting on to the scene in 2016.

After impressing massively with a fourth-place finish on his debut at the iconic Red Bull Joyride event in 2016, the following season Johansson put the slopestyle world on alert that he'd be a major force to be reckoned with for years to come.