The Uk Flatland Championships coverage continues today with this nice edit by Dino Jeffers featuring organiser Matti Hemmings, some flatland workshop footage and a whole bunch of AM contest footage featuring the likes of Aran Gillian, Dino Jeffers, Johann Chan, Reese Thompson, Nathan Dean, Pinoski, Ashley Adams and more, enjoy this one!
Photos: Matthew Dyer, Matti Hemmings, Effraim, Flatism.
A few months prior to the UK Flatland Championships, Matti Hemmings asked me if I wanted to get involved and helping him with the promotion and organisation of the event, re:Judging also. As many of you will have noticed there hasn’t been many flatland events in the UK since the King of Concrete two years ago, so it was time to put that right and get things popping off again here in the UK. With Matti’s contacts and my experience running events we made a good team going back and forth with ideas for what would work best. We felt it would be better for the scene, to work together rather than solo projects.
Keelan Phillips finished 5th at the UK Flatland Champs, check out both his final runs. Thanks Denny for the uploads, my repo will be posted this week. Stay tuned!
The godfather of the UK flatland, James White took 4th place at the UK Flatland Champs, check out his final runs right here! Thanks to Denny for the uploads!
I posted Martti Kuoppa’s winning ride earlier in the week, today it is the turn of the best runs from Matthias Dandois and Alex Jumelin at the UK Flatland Championships, who finished 2nd and 3rd respectively. Enjoy!
* Big thanks to Denny for filming all the runs for us!
For this weeks Throwback we go back to 1999, and the World Championships in Madrid, Spain! Featuring riding from Armin Batoumeni, Christophe Dassie, Day Smith, Miguel Valero, Michael Sommer, and yours truly! Nice trip down memory lane.
First twenty minutes of the 45-minute jam style format flatland BMX contest on 26/9/2015 at the Urban Waves Festival in Kortrijk, Belgium. Hit play to check out Matthias Dandois who took the win, first footage of Viki Gomez on board the KGB Soulrider frame, Alex Jumelin, Sietse Van Berkel, Gilles Van De Sompel and more, good vibes!
Big shout out to all riders and the organisation that made this happen!
I’ve been waiting for this one for a while, and like everything Jim McKay puts out it’s so worth the wait. Grab a cuppa and sit down and watch this amazing RealCityspin 2015 Highlights edit which mixes riding and narrative so well. Look out for a longer video of the contest too in the near future – including Chinatown jam footage and the camping trip after the contest!
I caught up with Martti Kuoppa to talk about his winning ride at the UK Flatland Championships, special thanks to Matthew Dyer for officially filming for the contest. Pinoski also has both runs filmed which will be dropping tomorrow, for now check out the 2:30 run from The Boss and read on to see what has to be said about his win!
Watch his winning second run right here: