Repo: iBMXff World Championships NASS

Text: Effraim.
Photography: Effraim and Ged McConville.

Like everyone when the iBMXff World Championships were announced a few months back, I thought “Where the hell is Flatland?”, there were various trains of thoughts from most of the flatland community, but it seemed summed up with “it’s not the worlds without flatland”, emails went back and forth. If I am being honest, I didn’t think Flatland would be included with budgets and all….

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Takahiro Ikeda, Xft no handed straddle time machine on his way to a huge second place.

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iBMXff World Championships – Pro Flat Finals NASS 2016

Peep the official edit from the NASS organisers, here is the iBMXff World Championships from last weekend in Shepton Mallet. Even though you can’t tell from the edit, the wind was ridiculous! In a nice touch to finish the edit, Dennis McCoy was the last rider to win the Worlds in the UK, and he presented the title to Matthias Dandois!

inTRIKat – Infinite Pieces, 2000

I’ve truly been waiting for Infinite Pieces to be online for years, and today is great day! Stop what you are doing, grab a cuppa and enjoy this classic from 2000 by Chad Johnston. Featuring: Martti Kuoppa, Matt Wilhelm, Nathan Penonzek, Terry Adams, Chad Johnston, Morisake Hiroya, Kotaro Tonaka, Dan Rigby, Erin Donato, Simon O’Brien, Jorge Gomez, Phil Dolan, Thomas Ebeling, Michael Steingräber, Frank Lukas, Ulrich Kittel, Matti Röse, Alex Jumelin, Hammadi Lotfi, Alexis Desolneux, Jimmy Petitet, Gabe Weed, Ryoji Yamamoto, Kent Pearson, and yours truly, Effraim Catlow. Thank you Kala Yasuda for posting this ono;one, you made my day and i’m sure many others!

Throwback Thursdays – International Sneaker Pimps

International Sneaker Pimps from Zachary Poland-Shaw on Vimeo.

ISP's Part 2 from Zachary Poland-Shaw on Vimeo.

ISP's Part 3 Mike Steingraber from Zachary Poland-Shaw on Vimeo.

Euro X-Games ISP's Part 4 from Zachary Poland-Shaw on Vimeo.

Here we have a nice treat for Throwback Thursdays, Zach Shaw kindly in sent in this gem from filmed all over the world during 2000-2001. Great footage from the Euro X Games, Mike S in Australia, X Trials in Louisville. This video comes in four parts featuring the likes of Takashi Ito, York Uno, Matti Rose, Simon O’Brien, Kotaro Tanaka, Martti Kuoppa, Aaron Behnke, Matt Wilhelm, Nathan Penonzek, Alex Jumelin, Trevor Meyer, Dan Rigby, Cory Stratychuk, and many more! Enjoy this throwback treat, thanks Zach!

Metro Jam 2004

Jeff Desroche, Kotaro Tanaka, Jesse Puente, Pete Brandt, Ryoji Yamamoto, Aaron Behnke, Matt Wilhelm, and Seji Sekata feature in this great throwback edit Roosevelt Taylor just published. It’s not too long till the annual Toronto contest which widely regarded as the first BIG contest of the year! Enjoy this one!

Guru Jam Pro Highlights – 4th to 13th!

Joe Cicman just uploaded the Guru Jam Pro highlights from 4th down to 13th, check out the runs right here!

If you missed my Guru jam repo – hit the link below:

http://www.flatmattersonline.com/exclusive-guru-jam-repo

Must Watch! Matt Wilhelm Home Spot

Matt Wilhelm-Home Spot from Hoffman Bikes on Vimeo.

Matt and his bike sponsor, Hoffman Bikes teamed up to bring you his edit from Matt’s hometown of Chicago. Literally this was a case of riding against the clock as they both didn’t have much time with Matt’s busy work schedule. Matt shows you how dialled he is, by firing out all these amazing combos, before the rain hit! Todays Must Watch edit without a doubt! My head is spinning….