Repo: Ruhr Games Day 3

The sunshine came out for finals day, and boy was it a scorcher here at the Ruhr Games, in Dortmund, Germany. Pro finals was scheduled for 2pm and the finalists cooked up a treat for us all and the awesome German crowd that was packed out for the finals.

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Bike Days 2017 BMX Flatland Qualification

Darcry 66 just posted this nice highlights edit from the Bike Days contest a few weeks back. Featuring the likes of Matthias Dandois, Dustyn Alt, Alex Jumelin, Bo Wade, Etienne Giraud, Masato Ito, Bert Ribul, Dominik Nekolny, Thomas Noyer, Davis Dudelis, Jean William Prevost, Joris Bretagnolles, and many more.

UK Flatland BMX Championships 2017 – The Battle Is On!

UK Flatland BMX Championships 2017 – The Battle Is On! from UKFlatlandBMXChampionships on Vimeo.

Plenty to look forward to here in the UK for 2017! Peep this slick short teaser Matti Hemmings helped put together from Round 2 featuring winner Dominik Nekolny, James White, Phil Dolan, Andy Hale, Francisco Pekeno, Dino Jeffers and more.

AFA Round 1 – Pro Class

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Just over an hour and a half of raw contest footage from the Pro Class at the AFA Round 1. You can watch Jean William Prevost’s flawless winning ride on the second video at the 15:25 mark, incredible. So much good riding went down, when you have spare time it is one to watch for sure!

2017 AFA Round 1 – Best Trick

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If you missed the livestream from the AFA Round 1 contest in Detriot, Michigan. Fear not, you can catch it right here, thanks to Mark Mundt for the heads up. You can see Jean William Prevost’s wild new spinning undertaker line at around the 9:46 mark, plus of course a ton more great riding.

Maple Vibes – Top 3 Pro Highlights

Steven Lapsley just came through with this amazing Top 3 Pro Highlights edit from the annual Maple Vibes contest in Toronto, Canada this past weekend. Featuring Dominik Nekolny, Jean William Prevost, and Takahiro Ikeda, this is well worth stopping what you are doing and watching this one!

Fight the Winter – 2nd Run Pro Highlights

FIGHT THE WINTER BMX FLATLAND CONTEST 2017 PRO 2nd RUN HIGHLIGHTS BY MANUEL BERNARDO from Born to BMX on Vimeo.

Manuel Bernardo is always on point with quick updates from the Fight the Winter contest every year. And today we have the 2nd Run Pro highlights featuring great riding from Dominik Nekolny, Kevin Nikulski, Wolfgang Sauter, Sebastian Grubinger, Dustyn Alt, Gilles Van De Sompel, Dan Hennig, Martin Drazil and many more.

Lookback: September – The 2016 Flatmattersonline Year End Awards

Earlier today I said August was the busiest month of the month, I spoke to soon. Judging by the amount of pages I have to go through even topped August! Have you not voted yet? Check out what went down in September.


We started the month with a whole bunch of contest run footage from the Real City Spin contest, check out Yohei Uchino’s winning ride once again.

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On the 6th, Congratulations to Matthias Dandois, who took the win at the FiseWorld contest last night in Denver, Colorado USA, followed by Adam Kun and Joris Bretagnolles.

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Lookback: May – The 2016 Flatmattersonline Year End Awards

Springtime is here, and as we all look forward to the summertime. The contests are more frequent, everyone is getting more riding time, and the content on FM grows.
It’s not often we kick off month with a Must Watch edit, but we did that in May of this year, and boy was it a treat!

Japanese flatland legend, Hiroya Morizaki teamed up with Taichi Kunieda to drop these two brand new amazing back wheel lines. So great to see Hiroya is still pushing hard, hitting the rewind again!

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Lookback: April – The 2016 Flatmattersonline Year End Awards

The clocks go forward one hour, that feel good factor that the extra daylight brings, more riding time equals more time filming and documenting what you do. April was a busy month!

Deco’s Chad Degroot kicked off the month and had this to say:

“Since I starting riding my head wants me to learn as much as possible and this includes bars backwards tricks. The beginning of this link I learned this day so to make more smooth flow and no scuffing. The middle has been a gem and great feeling to whip the backend around with no brakes and keep speed. The end is bars backwards and played a huge head game for a bit because I had to push so much momentum to get into the backyard position and pump to keep speed. Real excited to move past the 15 second persona and get onto the longer story of this trick.”

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