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…
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!
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.
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!
Dorian Coleman just sent in this awesome AFA Flatland 2019 Round 3 Pro Highlights edit from last weekend in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Great looking venue, floor and of course riding in this one, hit play!
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.
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Its unnofficially “Jean William Prevost” day today here on Flatmattersonline, Dub just dropped this tidy edit from his recent trip to Japan for the Fise World stop in Hiroshima and Arkleague. Good vibes on the road in this one with some amazing riding to boot.
CCongratulations to Alex Jumelin who just won the Fise “Battle of the Champions” contest in Saudi Arabia, followed on the podium by Jean William Prevost, and Dez Maarsen rounding out the podium. If you missed it, you can watch it back in the post below!