Up until today I have seen this footage of Chase Gouin at the War of Stars contest back in 1989. Whilst it might not be the best run by Chase’s standards, this does give an indication of what was to follow in the years to follow. The crank a ronin to decade out at 2:03 mark is amazing!
The majority of Old School Sunday content seems to come from 1988 when I think about it, today is another one to the list. Enjoy the GT Freestyle Team Show from Augusta Georgia featuring Gary Pollack, Robert Castillo, Martin Aparijo and Billy Swoope.
Darren Pelio had one of the slickest styles back in the day, and so dialled to boot. Check out his run from the 1988 AFA Masters in Carson, California doing it for Hutch.
Bold title I know, but take a look at this weeks OSS with Curb Dog Robert Peterson! At 4:06 Rob does a backwards squeakers on/wheelchair whatever you care to call it? No one else at this 1986 AFA contest in Columbus Ohio was scuffing according to Danny Sirkin who was there at the contest. As far as I know and Danny knows, no one ever gave Robert credit, let’s discuss this one….
Danny Sirkin is building his amazing archive of old school contest footage, so much good stuff on his channel. Today I came across Ross Smith’s run from the 1989 War of Stars contest in Rochester, NY. Always a fan of Ross’ riding, awesome to see this. Style for miles.
Right now there is so much good old school footage on Danny Sirkin’s Flatland BMX Junkies YT Channel, OSS is pretty much becoming exclusively from Danny’s channel. Sorry not sorry, it is great to see this footage from the archives of flatland. Today we have Rick Allison’s run from the 1988 Columbus Ohio contest, Rick kills it. Fun to watch!
This weeks OSS is dedicated to my good friend, Todd Carter who like me also rode for Hutch back in the day. Check out his awesome run from the Columbus, Ohio 1988 contest on board the not so nice Trickstar 2. Todd makes it look good though, those elbow glide rebates!
This weeks OSS is dedicated to one of the smoothest riders ever, Bill Neumann. Hard to believe last Sunday I was actually riding with the man, today we have his tie breaker run from a contest in Columbus, Ohio in July 1988. In related news, next week I have a catching up interview with Bill dropping on the site so stay tuned for that.
Today we have a treat from the archives, big thanks to Flatland BMX Junkies for uploading Danny Meng’s amazing run from the 1990 NBL Grands in Kentucky, never seen this footage before!
Tomorrow I am flying out for the 2018 AFA Finals at the Battle in the Rockies in Denver, Colorado. Back in 1987, RL Osborn, Dennis McCoy and Martin Aparijo went head to head for the title, who won?