Photograph By Brett Wilhelm/ESPN
Hailing from Tucson, Ariz., Peraza was born into a family with BMX in their blood. At 3 years old, he began riding his bike alongside his brother David. He got an early start racing BMX at the age of 5, and by 10, he had transitioned into freestyle events. By 13, Peraza had begun competing at a professional level. Now 19 years old, Peraza recently signed with a new bike sponsor, Mongoose.