Nigel Sylvester, one of the most noticeable faces in BMX has recently signed on with DNA Model Management. The BMXer might not participate in competitions but he’s made quite a name for himself. He has endorsement deals that involve wearing Nikes and driving Benzes around 😉 . He has a popular GoPro sponsored, POV video series called Go where he travels the world on his bike. He also collaborated with Pharrell on a BMX bike with Brooklyn Machine Works a few years back. He’s worked on custom luxury BMX bikes with Louis Vuitton and Fendi and earlier this year he walked in SSS World Corp and Casablanca’s Paris Fashion Week shows. He even collaborated with Jordan Brand for his own signature sneaker.
It was only a matter of time that a Modeling agency as big as DNA signed him up! At DNA he’ll now join a roster including Naomi Campbell, Emily Ratajkowski, Adwoa Aboah, and, more recently, the skater Tyshawn Jones. DNA cofounder and CEO David Bonnouvrier called Sylvester “an irresistible proposition for any fashion or luxury brand looking to connect with young consumers.” Dude is making all the right moves and bringing BMX with him, That’s wassup!
Check out the full Vanity Fair article about Nigel signing to DNA, his view of BMX and where he wants to take it.