Repo: Voodoo Jam 2015

Text: Todd Carter.
Photos: Erik Otto & Todd Carter.

The 11th VoodooJam rolled through New Orleans, Louisiana USA, the last weekend in July.
Riders from eleven different countries braved the 108° (F) heat index to make this event one of the best ones yet!
The classic pre-jam went down at Annunciation Center Park, in New Orleans on Friday. This location was about a mile from the host hotel, so a ton of riders took advantage of it! I remember counting close to 100 people directly involved in the flatland scene, hanging out and riding.

Ucchie made his first entry to the World Circuit this year at Voodoo Jam. Signature double foot pedal ice cream.

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Repo: The Final Flatland Fracas!

Text: Rick MacDonald.
Photos: Mikel Miller, Kieran Chapman and Scott Denoncourt

The Final Flatland Fracas happened on Sunday August 2nd in East Bridgewater, MA USA. It was an amazing day, bringing a fitting end to this fun grassroots contest series.

Killer shot of Jason Plourde You really do have to witness his riding live to appreciate!

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US Open Of Surfing Flatland BMX Jam

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During the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, California this past weekend. Matthias Dandois was in town to perform in the shows along with the locals including Gabe Weed, and many others including Stevie Churchill who joined in the show! Looks like a good time in Cali!

The Final Flatland Fracas

The final flatland fracas took place this past weekend, Rick MacDonald explains more:

A huge thank you to our generous sponsors:
S&M bikes, PB Blaster, WE bicycles, Quest BMX, Porkchop BMX, Bizhouse, Flatland Fuel, Profile Racing, Colony, Port Jeff Bike Dr., Primo, Heresy, Bern Helmets, Deco, We The People, Etnies, igi, Remorse, Daily Grind Shop, St. Martin, Reklamation Bikes, Boston Bike Guy, Scott Denoncourt, A Wicked Ride, Fuse Concepts, EB Skatepark Committee, Teddie Peanut Butter,, and Maul’s Bike Shop.

I started the Fracas in 2010 with a few small goals. Over the years it grew exponentially and smashed every one of them. There is no way (and not enough space) to thank all the friends, family, riders from all over, and sponsors that contributed and made it happen over the years. Flatland BMX is alive and well in New England, and we were glad to prove it over and over!

Thanks again, -Rick MacDonald

Pretty Good:
1. Ian Hicks
2. Stephen Toomey
3. Luke Hammerquist
4. Mike Fink

Real Good:
1. Freddy Brown
2. Darryl Johnson
3. Danny Sirkin
4. Kieran Chapman
4. Shane Reed
4. Rick MacDonald
4. Scott Denoncourt
4. Scott Duszlak
4. John Simmons
4. Andrew Parrish
4. Tommy Williams
4. Kevin Robinson
4. Tony Peloquin
4. Anthony Delairro

Bad Ass:
1. Jean William Prevost (Dub)
2. Jason Plourde
3. Luke Malone
4. Jim Cavanaugh
4. Mannie Nogueira
4. Steve Jordan
4. Gabe Kadmiri
4. Rich Upjohn

Bizhouse RockWalk Challenge:
Trent Chavez

Voodoo Jam 2015 Pre-jam Rider Compilation

Gino Palencia just dropped a nice Voodoo pre-jam rider compilation featuring Naoto Tamara, William Perez, Bobby Burge, Nikola Olic, Yu Shoji, Will Redd, Todd Carter, Cesar Calderon, John Yull, Dez Maarsen, Yohei Uchino, and Scott O’Brien. Check it out!