Genki (JAYN-key) Watanbe is a former motocross racer in Japan who changed to freestyle at the age of 18. Is good friends with Taka Higashino and calls him a mentor. He first met Taka when he was 10. "Wenky" as everyone calls him, is competing in QuarterPipe High Air, Best Whip and is an alternate for Freestyle at XG Minneapolis 2018. In late June he traveled to California to stay at Jeremy "Twitch" Stenberg's house where he got his first crack at a quarterpipe hit.
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X Games Competition History
|X Games Minneapolis 2018|| MTX Best Whip||2nd|
|X Games Austin 2015|| MTX Speed & Style||8th|