Repo: FA Battleground Contest + Official Edit

Text: François “Fan” Debroux.
Photos: Glenn Mehltretter & Robert & Ruben Castillo, Kevin Cunningham.

Massive thanks to François for reaching out with this awesome repo following on from Barre’s Oya Street Jam repo. So good to have people all over the world contributing towards Flatmattersonline!

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Benjamin Hudson wins 2023 Battleground

The first annual Battleground contest went down in Ohio this weekend, and went off. We will be posting run footage later today. Congratulations to all winners, Benjamin Hudson, Ruben Castillo, Fan Debroux, Ron Metzger, and Glenn Mehltretter. And best trick going to Terry Adams.


  1. Ben Hudson
  2. Pete Brandt
  3. Jean William Prevóst
  4. Terry Adams
  5. Jean Francois Bouilliane
  6. Omari Cato
  7. Cesar Rangel
  8. Joe Cicman

Mid School / Legends.

  1. Ruben Castillo
  2. Todd Carter
  3. Bertrand Williams


  1. Fan Debroux
  2. Andrew Graziano
  3. Anthony Schneidewind


  1. Ron Metzger
  2. Matt Veach
  3. Ron Seay


  1. Glenn Mehltretter
  2. Andy Pandemic
  3. Bri Welch

Best Trick winner.

Terry Adams.

Jean William Prevost wins Festival of Sports / Montreal Canada

Congratulations to Jean William Prevost, winner of the Festival of Sports contest in Montreal, Canada this weekend. Dub was followed on the podium by Benjamin Hudson, and Terry Adams.
This event looked super legit, hopefully a contest that can grow in the future. Keep an eye out for some footage from this one shortly i’m sure.

Jam Circle Pre-jam by Jim McKay

Weeks on from the Jam Circle weekend, and still amazing footage and edits coming through. Case in point here with Jim Mckay’s Pre jam edit featuring the likes of Jean Francois Boulianne, Pete Brandt, Terry Adams, Omari Cato, Art Thomason, Scott Powell, Sietse van Berkel, Benjamin Hudson, Jean William Prevost and so many more.

Jean William Prevost wins The Jam Circle in Houston Texas

The jam circle contest popped off this weekend in Houston, Texas! Congratulations to FM rider of the year, Jean William Prevost taking the win in the Pro class followed by Terry Adams and Benjamin Hudson. So good to see Benjamin back in the mix.

Congratulations to Troy Hebert, winner of the expert class followed by Joey Kyllo and Anthony Schneidewind. This event looked absolutely amazing, props to Hector Garcia, Jerry Milborn, and Steven Lapsley for putting this event together. Hopefully this event stays on the flatland calendar!

Chile Contrabandojam 2019

The Contrabandojam was held on February 24 in the mythical spot “circulo” in the capital of Santiago of Chile by Maximiliano Aburto with presence of riders such as Benjamin Hudson, Leo Saldaño, Pedro Eterovic,Paul from Canada and many more from all around of Santiago and Paine City. Chile looks rad….

Repo: Urban Waves Day 1

Today I made the trip from Southsea to Kortrijk in Belgium via the Eurostar out of St.Pancras, London. I arranged with contest organiser, Barre Neirynck to be picked up in Lille, France which was just hour and half from London. Dez Maarsen kindly picked me up and drove me direct to the event.

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