Last night I came across this gem from the archives after a post from Brett Downs on social media caught my attention and I am so glad I sat down to watch this one.
This video highlights the best in BMX Freestyle from 1988 – 1991. Including flatland, ramps and dirt, this video has it all. Appearances by: Mat Hoffman (900 Air), Dennis McCoy and especially the double backwards whiplash to funky chicken I have wanted to see for years at the 23:24 mark!), Josh White, Dino DeLuca, Perry Mervar, Rick Moliterno, Bill Neumann, Joe Gruttola, Danny Meng, Bill Nitschke, Steve Swope, Rick Thorne, Leo Chen, Pete Brandt, Brett Foster, Joe Johnson and the Team Hip Tricks crew.
What a week here on Flatmattersonline, so many amazing edits and also some great stuff from the flatland archives. And today, we have another belter from Adam Guild. I recall having a video tape of this contest back in the day from Armen Djerrahian, anyway today it is great to see all this footage together from the 1993 Shimersville, PA BS Contest featuring Brian Tunney, Bill Nitschke, Gabe Weed, Dennis McCoy, Chad Degroot, and Chase Gouin. Thank you Adam for the upload and trip down memory lane…
The official edit of the 8th annual One Love Jam 2018 just dropped and it’s a banger. Look out for an interview here on FM real soon with the man behind the jam, Darin Wright. For now peep a whole load of good riding and vibes from the likes of Bill Nitschke, Ahmed Johnson, Bruno Zebu, Ruben Castillo, Chad Johnston, Gabe Weed, Ed Jolie, Dane Beardsley, and Pete Brandt.
Mates Tuček documented almost the entire trip of his first time out to the US for the 2017 Battle in the Rockies, check out these Part A and B which document the journey, riding and lifestyle we were living for the week in Colorado. Good vibes!
Anthony Schneidewind just came through with a really nice edit from the Midwest Flatland jam a few weeks back at the Q Skatepark in Indianapolis, USA. Featuring Steve Mulder, Bill Nitschke, Chris Armstrong, Jake Jackson, Burd Phillips, Kevin Washington, Scott Byrd, Marty Clark, Tony Schneidewind, and many more. Great stuff from Indianapolis!
Day 4 was the best day yet, I got the flatmatters daily updates done early and walked outside to sunny, but windy as hell conditions. I started washing the floor, which felt like it has become a daily operation. You gotta do what you gotta do to get the best out of riding spots, and James spot is literally perfect. Once his garden gets grassed, I would imagine this spot will stay for the large part dust free. Mates Tucek joined me and helped sweep the spot, I said to Mates I wanted to pull something new today and right as we started filming the winds picked up. Tumble weeds flying past us, and dry leaves smacking you in the face. It felt a little bit like this was a bad idea riding the spot today, but it passed and I really wanted to get back on the progression trail.
Day 3 of my annual trip to the Battle in the Rockies contest was awesome. We woke up to sunshine once again, bare in mind the past three years I have visited Colorado it has snowed and generally really cold. I started the day grabbing an early session in on the spot after I hosed down the spot whilst James headed to the airport to pick up Bill Nitschke, I thought I would film a fire hydrant flow line and as I started filming out came James and Mates, if you are on my social media you will have seen that and James’ scream. Sorry for your ears. It was a good start to the day, and today looks the same.
Scott Denoncourt just sent in this nice photo/video edit from the York jam featuring Maya the Coyote, Bill Nitschke, Jim Cavanaugh, Mannie Nogueira, Sunny, Singh, Freddy Brown, Martin Drazil, Mark McGrade, Bert Williams, Shane Reed, Stephen Cerra, Roy Guzman, Scott Duzlac, Craig Goulet. Enjoy the York vibe!
It’s a big week here on Flatmattersonline with Ninja Spin at the end of the weekend, MOC entries closing, plus the regular daily posts. Kicking off with this nice edit from this weekends 27th York jam featuring Jim Cavanugh, Scott Powell, Stephan Cerra, Freddy Brown, Bryan Huffman, Sunny Singh, Martin Drazil, Jilliepoo & Dezairay, Bill Nitschke, Trevor Watring, Scott Denoncourt, Kevin Washington, Scotty Duszlak, Trey Leeper, Will Danner, Mark Mcgrade and many more…
Plenty of good footage from the archives, and particularly out of khelagger! Whoever you are, thank you for the regular uploads. Today we have some great footage from the Dallas Hoffman Bicycle Stunt contest in 1992 that took place at the Jeff Phillips Skatepark. Featuring great riding from the likes of Mark Hilson, Andrew Arroyo, Dennis McCoy, Chase Gouin, Bill Nitschke, Steve Roy, Jesse Puente.