Must Watch – Landscapes 3 Judgement Day Teaser

MUST WATCH – Landscapes 3 Judgement Day from FLATMATTERSONLINE on Vimeo.

Today we have a Must Watch treat from Simon O’Brien and Stewart Munro, thanks Stewart for this exclusive!

““Landscapes 3” is a new full length video showcasing some of the best flatlanders from around the world. Featuring Aaron Frost, Chris Vasileiou, Erin Fricke, Keelan Phillips, Keita Uchino,
Kio Hayakawa (fresh on Colony), Masato Ito, Mates Tuček (look out for his clip!), Thomas Deschenaux, Mateus Beckmann, Nick Watts, Steven Hearn (great to see Steven back), Varo Hernandez, Shinichi Kiba and Simon O’Brien (that opening backwards halfpacker kickflip line is no joke!).”

Repo: Sport Zone Veresegyház Contest

Text: Rob Alton.

On November 24th we held our second major contest at Sport Zone Veresegyház. I worked really hard to improve on last year’s contest in all departments. Thanks to our main sponsors Magnetic, IPF Corner, DMKER, Elite BMX Shop and Sport Zone we raised 1000 Euro for Pro purse. I hoped it would help bring some top Pro’s here and it did! We had 12 Pro riders from 6 countries, including the kids and Amateur riders a total of 34 competitors!
Róbert Völler “Minerboy” our live DJ was running the rider routines which made my day a lot easier. We also added new podiums and sponsor wall for the prize giving.

I split School Class into A and B classes, because there is a good step up now from the kids who are really practicing a lot. Recent contests in Hungary have really helped to motivate them. The B class was great to see as some of the kids have only been riding 5-6 weeks and still wanted to take part. Emma Kriston one of two girls at the school got second place! There is a separate video for each category on Youtube.

School Class A

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Repo: UK Flatland Champs / Dreamlands Kent

Text: Effraim.
Photography: Jim Cossey.

Round 1 of the 2018 UK Flatland Championships took place last weekend in Margate, Kent. Margate is a seaside town about an hour and half from central London for all of you reading this outside of the UK. Matti Hemmings once again is the man behind making the event happen, this year a different location and a better set up. Dreamlands, an amusement park smack on Margate seafront which somewhat bizarrely to me, goes in land rather than out towards the sea, two years ago we sat on the seafront having fish n chips after the Wheels and Finns festival and wondered what Dreamlands was. A great use of space and in terms of planning, this place is epic. You wouldn’t know this amusement park was even there, if you drive along the seafront road.

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Keelan Phillips, Dan Hennig & Joel Schallhorn onto the Enemy Components Team!

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Enemy Components are making some big moves for 2017! Paulo Gepulango just signed Keelan Phillips and Dan Hennig on the Pro team, and added Joel Schallhorn to the Enemy Le Familia. Here’s what Paulo had to say:

“It’s a great honor for us that you guys represent our humble team in both the international and local scene.

We also added some few riders to our Enemy family. These guys showed much support for our brand and they will continue to help us with our brand recognition and promotion.

And lastly, thank you so much to all the riders who submitted thier profiles and videos. You can still submit your progression videos to our fb page from time to time. Who knows, you might be added to our team soon!”

Thank you so much
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Lookback: June – The 2016 Flatmattersonline Year End Awards

June got off to a banger with Quentin Pelorson’s Seeking Part 3 edit on June 2nd. From the opening downside whiplash pedal 5 stepped beautifully into x-ft halfpacker, this edit really caught my attention. Quite possibly my favourite line is at the 1:13 mark, I’ve already rewinded this part twice to work out what happened, I could go on and on here.

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A day in the Flatlife – TGM

Jason Forde just started a new youtube channel, Flatlife. And kicked things off with Iñigo Arroyo Gutierrez’s leaving jam at the Green Mile in West Norwood, London. Webisode style with Phil Dolan, Steve Green, Iñigo Arroyo Gutierrez, Jason Forde, TGM Maz, Remus Simion, Johann Chan, Keelan Phillips, and Vlad Shcherbakov.

Throwback Thursdays – Nass 2008

NASS 08 PRO BMX FLATLAND from TGM Maz on Vimeo.

Tomorrow the 2016 World Championships begins at the NASS festival, as good a time as any to go back to 2008 for this weeks throwback featuring Sam Foakes, Matthias Dandois, yours truly Effraim Catlow, Alex Jumelin, Keelan Phillips, enjoy!

Ground Control Manchester

GROUND CONTROL MANCHESTER from emer bmx on Vimeo.

Ground Control UK went down last week in Manchester. Check out this awesome edit, Johann Chan put together.

Featuring Billy Whitfield, Phil Dolan, Jason Forde, Keelan Phillips, James White, Michał Pietruszewski, Yinka Thomas and Dan Hennig.
Part 2 in London, 21st/22nd May at ‪#‎SpinLDN‬. Bigger and better, see you there!

Thanks to 4Down Distribution, Flatland fuel, BMX.com, S&M, United, Devise, Pegasus, Ambitious Minds, Hard Berries, Flatmattersonline Alex Roman, Mark Noble, Ian Morris, Patrick Schoolen and Spin – The Cycling Festival MCR & LDN

The Flatmattersonline Top ten edits of 2015!

With the awards dropping on Sunday 10th January, I wanted to share with the flatland community my choice for the Flatmattersonline Top 10 edits of 2015. And thus my break down of how I arrived at picking the nominees and also the winners. If you are paying attention to the site and reading the comments, you will have seen I didn’t count DVD video parts into the mix, as the category was “edit of the year”. I left it plain and simple, edits only (not dvds or dvd parts for example) I also didn’t take one trick edits into the equation, in my mind an edit is multiple clips combined together. This made my life easier shortlisting and narrowing from the hundreds down to 5 down to the winners. With that being said let’s crack on with my top ten list for 2015:

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