Throwback Thursdays with Seiji Sakata

There’s only one man on the earth this weeks Throwback Thursdays could go to, I am sure all of us in the flatland community are thinking about Seiji Sakata since the sad news broke of his Liver Cancer diagnosis. Let’s go back to the KOG 2002 final, in which Seiji dropped a style he became famous for worldwide, just watch the nose wheelie line at 00:13! Stay strong Seiji, much love and support from all of us across the globe!

Throwback Thursdays – X Games 1999

Why not run with a X Games throwback this week, being that it is all on my mind thanks to the ESPN April fools. This week we go back to 1999, In San Francisco, I personally competed in this event, great times in Nor Cal! Hit play for some great riding from Nathan Penonzek, Phil Dolan, Trevor Meyer and many more.

Throwback Thursdays – Proseed A & B

It has been a few good weeks for the flatland archives here on FM! And today a real treat from the japanese flatland archives, and the history of the King of Ground contest. The Proseed A and B videos by Juicy Vision has to go down as one of the best contest videos ever, featuring York Uno, Hiroya Morizaki, a young Moto Sasaki, Martti Kuoppa, Viki Gomez, Michael Steingraeber, Shintaro Misawa and many more. Do yourself a favour, grab a cuppa and enjoy this great piece of flatland history.

Throwback Thursdays with Jeff Desroche

Jeff Desroche – The Lost Combos… from FLATmode on Vimeo.

When you think about who has influenced the modern generation of flatland riding, Jeff Desrosche doesn’t get enough credit for what he brought to flatland. If you haven’t already, definitely hit play for this “Lost Combos” edit filmed around 2006. The last two bangers from the 00:53 mark are flat out amazing 11 years on! Respect Jeff, and thanks Bobby Carter for the edit!

Throwback Thursdays with Ed Nussbaum

As I posted yesterday, Ed and his family need the flatland communities help. Ed’s wife has been diagnosed with pneumonia. This weeks Throwback Thursday is dedicated to Ed, one of the best to ever flow around that front wheel. Hit the link below and help out his family if you can, sending our positive vibes from the FM office.