This weeks OSS features Trevor Meyer on the GT World Tour in Brazil in 1997, who of course id still going strong in the current day. This is 17 years old, I am wondering where is the point when something is mid school as opposed to old school?
Category Archive: Old school sundays
This weeks OSS features Woody Itson’s 1988 AFA Masters Round 5 run in Wayne, NJ August 27, 1988. Enjoy!
For this weeks OSS we go back to 1985. Ron Wilkerson vs Mike Pardon at The Kelloggs TV BMX Championship, a TV Series hosted by Mick Brown and Andy Ruffell. The show was broadcast on Channel 4 here in the UK in 1983/84. The show mixed freestyle and racing, with The worlds biggest BMX racing stars from USA and Europe took part and it ran over six weeks at tracks all over the UK with a record Pro purse for the time. Old School stars like Stu Thomsen, Gary Ellis, Eddie King, Andy Ruffell, Tim March, Geth Shooter, Andy Patterson, Brian Patterson, Nelson Chanady, Eric Rupe, Harry Leary, Tommy Brackens, Mike Miranda, Clint Miller, Greg Hill, Eddie Fiola, Mike Dominguez and many more took part!
Why not a french theme to this weeks OSS? Let’s go back to 1987, David Chabert 16 Expert World Championship winning run!
This weeks OSS with Scott MacDonald which mixes BMX Beat TV contest footage and non contest riding from Barry on a Grifter which was UK version of Joe Kid on a stingray, including some footage of Scott from 2012.
The King of Flatland series in the 80s and 90s featured some of the best BMX Freestyle flatland riding in the world during that period. This is a video put together by Northcoast Productions in 1988 with the Cote family that started and ran the competition series.
Álvaro Fernández captured some great flatland Eurosport TV coverage from 2002-2004. When it was not uncommon to see flatland covered at every contest throughout the contest season! Due to some technical issues, Álvaro had to separate the video into four parts. Part 1: F.I.S.E Palavas 2001 with Alex Jumelin and Martti Kuoppa and F.I.S.E Montpellier 2002 with Yammer. Part 2: X-Games Barcelona 2002 (Antena 3) with mini interview with Viki Gomez, Sergio Layos and Ruben Alcantara. Plus Worlds Cologne 2002, Gemenos ( Soul BMX Video section) “Fall 2002″, and Karlsruhe (Soul Video section) “Fall 2002″. Part 3: King Of Concrete 2003 with Effraim Catlow, James White, and Phil Dolan plus X-Games 2003 Philladelphia L.A. Part 4: The legendary Braun Flatground 2004! Great job Álvaro! This is a great trip down memory lane in this weeks OSS!
Jffe sent in this better quality footage of Darren Pelio that we have published before, 1988 AFA Masters – Wayne NJ. Slick styles, and the lever scraping backwards karl kruzer at 1:33 was way ahead of the time!
Rare footage uploaded by Grass Roots freestyle of Dennis McCoy as a expert rider from the AFA Manchester contest back in 1985! So much raditude on the grasshopper to cherrypicker, as you’d expect from DMC!