Plenty of great old school footage reappearing online this past week including this gem from the 1989 World Championships in Paris, France. Great riding from Albert Retey, David Chabert, John Yull, Jason Davies, Carlo Griggs and more. Well worth a watch!
Great footage from the archives sent in from Jffe. Filmed by John Preville, 1989 Great Lakes Freestyle Contest footage, featuring the likes of Steve Mulder, Bill Neumann (how dialled was Bill Neumann!!!) plus parking lot footage from i’m guessing the Virginia Make A Wish Foundation Contest, great practise footage of Mike Schmed and Pete Brandt going off during the Ozone era! Posted this a few years back, certainly worth a re-up, when you got a few spare minutes, sit down and enjoy this one!
For this weeks Throwback Thursday, we go back to Props 2 and especially Shimersville Contest in Pennsylvania with a ton of great riding from the likes of Jesse Puente, Edgar Plascencia, Richard Zadzdyr (RIP), Paul Palmer (RIP), Leif Valin, Sean Peters, Val Naso, Bobby Fisher, plus a Brian Vowell Interview to follow.
Fresh new edit from Dustyn Alt from his trip to Flatark in Kobe, Japan featuring sessions at Meriken Park, and contest footage from a lot of the riders in the final. Enjoy this one!
Chris Vasileiou finished up in 6th place at the Com’in Lyon contest, check out his final run plus best trick.
After hanging out with Bill Nitschke last week in Colorado, I started digging for footage of the first time he dropped the whopper in a contest. And this contest Ride Flatland contest that took place on January 5th 1991 appears to be the first. Check this amazing section that appeared on inTRIKat’s RealiTV-2 that features a ton of good riding for the time: Jesse Puente who won this contest was the first to pull X-foot hitch-hikers, one at 02:24, invented the plastic man, coasting at 03:07, Junkyard to caboose at 6:08 and he turbines a halfpacker at 09:19. Perry Mervar Rolaid at 04:50 and the First whopper pulled at a flat comp by Bill Nitschke at 05:00, and more great riding from Chase Gouin, Dennis McCoy, Jason Hughes and many more!
Matthieu Bonnecuelle finished 8th place at the Com’in Lyon contest a few weeks back. Check out his finals run right here.
As promised today we have more qualification runs from the Com’in Lyon contest. Check out the runs from Alex Jumelin, Matthias Dandois, Josh Briars, Sebastian Grubinger, Remy Dynoyer, and Charles Paty.
Sakis Doumas continues uploading qualification footage from the Com’in Lyon contest, today we have runs from Alberto Moya, Raphael Chiquet, Bert Ribul, Matthieu Bonnecuelle, and Sakis Doumas. Tomorrow I will upload more runs. Enjoy these for now!
Sakis Doumas just loaded a whole bunch of Com’in Lyon qualification runs from Charles Paty, Renaud Meloni, Konstantin Chernov, Chris Vasileiou, and Rodolphe Claveller. Enjoy!