The 2020 Flatmattersonline Year End Awards Nominations Are……..

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It’s time as promised to announce the 2020 Flatmattersonline Year end awards nominations,
I felt there was a lot to say about the awards and the year, which a lot of the time doesn’t get covered under the previous text announcement format.

So, I attempted to make a makeshift studio feel in my front room during lockdown 3.0, and present the nominations, and share my feelings on the year as well as the reader choices.
Congratulations to everyone who was nominated, and thank you to everyone who took the time to vote.

Winners announced: Sunday 24th January.

* If you don’t want to watch the whole show, you can skip through parts using the timestamps.

TIME STAMPS:

00:00 FM Title Screen
00:07 Effraim introduces the FM Year end award nominee show
00:56 Reader Choice Rider of the Year
04:59 Reader Choice Edit of the Year
8:07 Reader Choice Most Progressive Rider
11:38 Reader Choice Contest Run of the Year
15:12 Reader Choice Breakthrough Rider of the Year
19:33 Effraim introduces the Editorial Awards
20:50 Editorial Choice Rider of the Year
27:33 Editorial Choice Edit of the Year
31:06 Editorial Choice Most Progressive Rider
35:55 Editorial Choice Outstanding Contribution
39:37 Editorial Choice Line of the Year / Flatmattersonline Exclusive of the Year
46:06 Effraim Outro

Thanks for watching and listening!

Flatmattersonline / Effraim Catlow.

Decade of Flatland: 2010/2020 Part 4

Intro/Questions: Effraim.
Photos: Alberto Moya, Stephane Bar, Ride UK, Agency Photo, Kai Kussisto.

As we reach the final part of my Decade of Flatland article, the opinions are nicely varied. Opinions are just that, opinions (we all have one)…., we are at a healthy point in the progression of flatland where new tricks are shown almost weekly on instagram, and pretty much periodically, via video parts that are shown on the site.
For me, it doesn’t matter about your bike set up, brakes or brakeless. What matters is that your out there doing it, and living the culture of flatland and contributing something. For this final part I catch up with the boss Martti Kuoppa, Lee Musselwhite, and Jean William Prevost. All three riders, have massively contributed to the artform side of flatland, video parts, contests, and also the industry side of things too. Grab a cuppa, and enjoy this final part…

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Yohei Uchino wins the 2020 Chimera A Side!

The BIG news today, Yohei Uchino just win the Chimera A Side contest in Japan, in a tense final battle with Jean William Prevost. Ucchie takes the 90K home, absolutely killing it. Congratulations Ucchie!
The 2019 Flatmattersonline year end award winner, Kio Hayahawa let everyone know he has arrived on the contest scene beating Moto Sasaki in his semi final battle to take third place. If you are quick you might still catch the battles on York Uno’s story on Instagram, hopefully the battles get published on YouTube, epic contest!

Moments Flatland Film by Anthony Schneidewind

A real treat tonight from over ten years of footage primarily from the Mid West scene in the USA. Anthony Schneidewind is not only one talented rider, but also quite the film maker. Featuring the likes of Chris Armstrong, Ron Monis, Todd Gully, Seth Johnson, Chad Gale, Kestrel Roopnarine, Dan Hamilton, Marty Clark, Anthony Schneidewind, Chase Gouin, Jean William Prevost, Mates Tucek, Will Redd, James McGraw, Matt Wilhelm and many more.. This one is well worth your time and attention, and all in dedication to a special man who touched all of our hearts, RIP Hiro Tsuchida.

Detroit AFA 2019

Anthony Schneidewind just came through with this awesome edit from the Detroit stop of the AFA Flatland series, featuring the likes of Jean William Prevost, Art Thomason, Jean-Francois Boulianne, and many more including a little cameo of Mat Hoffman on vert and Steven Hamilton jumping over riders outside the contest. Good vibes throughout this one!

IGI Launch The “Sentinel” BMX Flatland Grip!

Hands up if you were expecting Dub’s announcement a few days back to be a fire new edit?! Dub is always full of surprises, and raises the stakes right here with the launch of a flatland grip that you can customise, read on for all the specs and photos with an example of the different options available.

IGI Sentinel BMX FLATLAND Grips, Ballends and Thumbrings AVAILABLE NOW!
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Sentinel Grips are available in Black with Black Barends & in Brown with White Barends. Sentinel Ballends are available in White or Black. Sentinel Thumbrings in Black or Brown.
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– Length : 180mm
– Material : Kraton Rubber
– Barend material : Nylon
– Hex 4mm setscrew wedge system barend.
– Weight : 196 gr. including thumbrings and barends.
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💸Grips : US14.99$ – CAD19.99$
Ballends : US8.49$ – CAD10.99$
Thumbrings : US6.49$ -CAD8.49$
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ORDER THROUGH DM OR BY EMAIL INFO@IGIBMX.COM.📥 THEY WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE ON EBAY LATER TODAY.

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