Nigel Sylvester (born on August 23, 1987 in Queens, New York) is a professional BMX rider. He is sponsored by Nike 6.0, Gatorade, Animal, and MirraCo. He has a signature frame called the Chocolate and owns a BMX, skate, and streetwear store in Queens called Format NY. Nigel Sylvester is known for "street riding" which is a typical style of bmx biking. Sylvester owns one of four main bmx shops in New York City, his shop is called Format. The others being Front Street, Dah Shop, and Post. Two of which Post and Dah Shop are owned by Sylvester's fellow Animal team riders Edwin Delarosa and Tyrone Williams. He is known for an exceptional video part in Nike 6.0's Writing on the Wall, and his newest series Gatorade Go All Day. Sylvester is one of the best street riders in the new generation of bmx.
Nigel's bike set up is super clean, four pegs and no brakes. No brakes keeps it exciting when he's blasting through traffic and the four pegs give him options. If Sylvester has a bad day he’ll usually come home and listen to “Miseducation” by Lauryn Hill.