It’s the 2017 World Championships this weekend at NASS!

It’s about that time where we start building up to a massive weekend on the contest calendar. The World Championships returns to the UK at the Nass Festival in Shepton Mallet, it seems as good a time as any to re-up my repo from last year. Who’s going to take the title this year? See you there!

Text: Effraim.
Photography: Effraim and Ged McConville.

Like everyone when the iBMXff World Championships were announced a few months back, I thought “Where the hell is Flatland?”, there were various trains of thoughts from most of the flatland community, but it seemed summed up with “it’s not the worlds without flatland”, emails went back and forth. If I am being honest, I didn’t think Flatland would be included with budgets and all….

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Takahiro Ikeda, Xft no handed straddle time machine on his way to a huge second place.

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Repo: Ruhr Games Day 3

The sunshine came out for finals day, and boy was it a scorcher here at the Ruhr Games, in Dortmund, Germany. Pro finals was scheduled for 2pm and the finalists cooked up a treat for us all and the awesome German crowd that was packed out for the finals.

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O’Marsiquiño – 11/13th August Vigo, Spain

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Guelo Monzon Sangareau just hit me up with some contest news in Spain:

“This year I’m organazing the Xtreme sports festival called O’Marsiquiño as you may new there will be flatland contest as every year!

This is a great contest in a great city, it’s like a holidays, Alex Jumelin came last year and he really loved the contest and the city, he’s coming back this year too!

About the prize money for the contest it’s gonna be like this:
1-600€
2-400€
3-300€
4-200€
5-100€
6-50€
7-50€

It’s a total of 1700€ price money which is ok, I would like to make this contest bigger, but for it i need more flatland riders to come!
Also will be a street and park contest here will come big names, Daniel Dhers already came 3 years to this event Alex Donnachie, this year, Simone barraco is coming, Joris Culomb, Broc Raiford.
So it’s a big event!

The contest will be the 11,12 and 13th of August, in the city of Vigo which is in the northwest side of Spain.
There are planes to Vigo but maybe is cheaper for some people to flight to Madrid and then take a train or bus to Vigo.”