Davis Dudelis made the trip to the UK Flatland Championships at the Wheels and Finns all the way from Latvia. And made his first podium ever, hit play to see how he did it!
Dominik Nekolny took the win at the annual Wheels and Finns contest for the second year in a row, and in turn won both UK Flatland Championship events this year (Manchester back in march). Hit play to check out his winning ride on a tight stage floor, congratulations once again Dom! Big thanks to James White for filming the finals for FM.
“Ten seconds left, if you want, you got it!” this is stuck in my head after Day 2 of the Wheels and Finns / UK Flatland Championship contest. I blame Matti Hemmings…
Photos: Effraim and Matti Hemmings.
Day 1 of the Wheels and Finns today in Joss Bay, Kent for the UK Flatland Championships organised by Matti Hemmings and myself. Matti was already on site a day earlier to check everything was running according to plan. I made the trip over to Broadstairs via London on the train, the weather was not looking too good on route.
Hot off the presses, here are the first photos of John Yull’s new custom Haro Master that is a remake of what John rode back in 1987 with his own modern custom geometry (you can check the specs and frame photos below!). This looks amazing!
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With the UK Flatland Championships taking place next weekend at the Wheels and Finns Festival in Joss Bay, Kent it seemed like the perfect time to drop this.
During BMX Cologne, I caught up with UK Flatland Championship organiser and Professional flatland rider Matti Hemmings to talk about the up and coming Wheels and Finns event on the 9/10th September. As well as that we talk about his daily schedule, holding the world record for a couple of flatland moves, living in Portishead, never practising a routine for contests and the BMX Cologne event. Hope you enjoy this one, leave us a comment and let us know what you think.
** The wind was blowing once again, so turn this one up.
Photos: Fat Tony, Leo Furmansky and Red Bull.
Voodoo Jam 2017 is just around the corner, there’s not a better time to get in contact with the main man Scott O’Brien over in New Orleans to get some insight on what we can expect this year and talk about all things Voodoo! Read on…
At the 2017 BMX Cologne contest I caught up with 80’s Haro Flatland BMX legend Dave Nourie. We talk about his ordeal of getting to Cologne, his new Haro ride, stories from the 80’s Haro tours, his heartfelt responsibility to keep the old school alive in a new school era at contests, and a whole lot more. I even learnt that Dave did not invent the stubble duck which I thought was the case for years, this is a good one. Don’t miss it!
During the BMX Cologne contest weekend I caught up with Heresy rider, Sebastian Grubinger to talk about the history of the BMX Cologne. We discuss his first experiences there, his riding spot back in Vienna Austria being made smaller, his opinion on contest areas being a rolling rider, the Heresy brand, his prolific posting on instagram, the importance of the video part and a whole lot more. This was a great catch up with Sebastian, good times in Cologne once again!
Watch the top 3 from the 2017 iBMXff World Championships, Matthias Dandois and Alex Jumelin both threw down flawless runs in the Somerset sunshine at the Nass Festival, followed in third by Dominik Nekolny! Congratulations once again to Matthias, Alex and Dom, really good weekend!