Man, I miss Flatland Manifesto! Shane Neville put so much work into these flatland video magazines, if you missed these it really is worth your time to sit down, and take all this in.Thank you Shane! Issue 1 featured the La Revolution from Toronto, How to Pinky with Cory Stratychuk, ESPN B3 in Anaheim, California (this section rules!), Art Thomason Interview and more. So much good riding, 19 years ago. Wow!
This weeks TBT is dedicated to the Carhartt flatland jam that went down at the Jugendpark in Koln, Germany. Featuring so much amazing riding still to this day from the likes of Hiroya Morizaki, James White, Phil Dolan, Alexis Desolneux, yours truly Effraim Catlow, Chad Degroot, Lee Musselwhite, Matti Rose, Frank Lucas, Michael Sommer, Michael Steingraeber and many more., Throwback gold today on Flatmattersonline this morning. I took a lot out of watching this one back and sure you will do too!
Thanks Dez Maarsen for the heads up on these fresh Freestyle Fes Battles, grab a cuppa and sit down for these! So much good riding from the likes of Hiroya Morizaki, Yuki Itoh, Naoto Tamaru, Takuya Higa and more on these…
Great throwback edit from the York Jam 2002 by the Snakebite crew featuring the likes of Hiroya Morizaki, Terry Adams, Bryan Huffman and more. Good vibes from York.
Just came across this “Pro’s do Amsterdam” edit from Flatground VI that I haven’t watched in years. Featuring great riding from the likes of Matthias Dandois, Shintaro Misawa, Hiroya Morizaki, Justin Miller, Raphael Chiquet, York Uno, Thomas Noyer, Seppl, Michael Sommer, good times in A’dam!
It’s a good day when yukipkoproject aka Yuki Itoh drops a new edit and today we have the Toyosu Jam Vol 4 to enjoy with plenty of treats from Mizuki Takataha, Takuya Higa, Naoki Watanabe, Masashi Itani, Yuta Watanbe, Yuki Itoh, and a guest appearance from Hiroya Morizaki. Definitely worth a watch!
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.
Yukipkoproject is fast becoming the man when it comes to high quality flatland edits, and today we have a treat all the way from the land of the rising sun. Yuki just dropped an amazing Toyosu Jam Vol.3 with a whole variety of styles from Seiya Higa (that opening line at 00:18!), Syunsuke Nakamura, Koh Yoshida, Keisuke Maki, Takuya Higa (that pivot at 1:33, wow!), Sakura Kawaguch, Mizuki Takahata, Oomoto Hisashi, Hiroya Morizaki, Yuki Itoh not only a very talented film maker, pivot master in full effect at 2:42!, Masasha Itani gets the last line at 3:41. I suggest you get a cuppa and start your day out right, thank Yuki for this beautiful edit!
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!
Nice upload from the japanese archives today by koburi200, from the tricks I’m guessing this was filmed 1997-98 ish. Rumors has the feel of the beginning steps of the japanese scene becoming the mecca for flatland today, featuring York Uno, Ryoji Yammamoto, Hiroya Morizaki, Akira Okamura and many more.