The Contrabandojam was held on February 24 in the mythical spot “circulo” in the capital of Santiago of Chile by Maximiliano Aburto with presence of riders such as Benjamin Hudson, Leo Saldaño, Pedro Eterovic,Paul from Canada and many more from all around of Santiago and Paine City. Chile looks rad….
Today I made the trip from Southsea to Kortrijk in Belgium via the Eurostar out of St.Pancras, London. I arranged with contest organiser, Barre Neirynck to be picked up in Lille, France which was just hour and half from London. Dez Maarsen kindly picked me up and drove me direct to the event.
Springtime is finally here, let’s start off a big week on FM with this Fise Highlights edit that Ride BMX put together from the flatland finals at the weekend at Fise Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. Hit play and check this one out!
Marcelo Gonzalez who organises the South American Championship “Ovalo Flat Contest”, got in contact with me to showcase his event to the world wide flatland community.
“On January 13, the fifth edition of the championship was held in Curicó-Chile. Competitors from all over South America, Uruguay, Paraguay, Venezuela, Peru, Argentina, Brazil and Chile competed. It was a success, more than 30 competitors showed all their skills.”
Watch the final battle between Owen Bohn and Benjamin Hudson below!
Manuel Rodriguez- Chile (Paine)
Agustin Malnero -Uruguay (Montevideo)
Luis Ruiz- Chile (Paine)
Lity Bressia- Argentina (Mendoza)
Camilo Milo -Brasil (Sao Paulo)
Brayan Mileno -Venezuela
Agustin Fernandez -Argentina (Cordoba)
Raul Figueroa Chile
Jaime Nuñez-Chile (Santiago)
Mauro Aponte- Paraguay (Luque)
Owen Bohn- Argentina (Mendoza)
Benjamin Hudson- Chile (Santiago)
William Perez- Perú (Lima)
Happy New Year everyone! It’s time to announce the nominees for the editorial and reader choice 2017 Flatmattersonline Year end awards, thank you to everyone who took the time to vote. As always it is interesting to see what you the reader of Flatmattersonline thinks compared to my editorial votes. And last not certainly not least congratulations to all the nominees.
Fise are on fire with updates this week, today we have a highlights edit from the Top 3 ranked riders for the year, Benjamin Hudson, Matthias Dandois and Jean William Prevost, enjoy!
Congratulations to Jean William Prevost who took the win at the Azteca Jam in Mexico, followed by Terry Adams and Benjamin Hudson on the podium. As far as I know this is a new event to the contest calendar, hopefully we will see some footage from the event soon.
Matthias Dandois took the top spot yesterday at Fise Edmonton, followed by Jean William Prevost and Alex Jumelin. You can watch Matthias Dandois qualifying run with some nice commentary from Darryl Nau and Lionel Cardoso and below we have the full semi final runs for you to watch.
Finals are going down tonight at 9pm Uk time, watch it live on: http://www.fise.tv
Congratulations to Jean William Prevost who won the Fise World in Montpellier, France today followed on the podium by Matthias Dandois, and Benjamin Hudson. An emotional Dub had this to say on his social media about the win: “Thank you to my parents for this life, which just got a whole lot better. I know I had a few touches, but I worked a whole lot to make it where I made it today!”.
You can check out his winning ride above and Matthias’ and Benjamin’s runs below.
1- Jean-William Prevost
2- Matthias Dandois
3- Benjamin Hudson
4- Viki Gomez
5- Alex Jumelin
6h- Kevin Jacob