The Chimera A-side finals will go down as one of the best contests I have been to, the level of riding during the finals in particular was absolutely off the charts. There were some heated battles during that journey to decide the winner, Yu Katagiri and that 360 bike flip line at the end showed no mercy. Laying it all on the line for the 100k prize money. Flatland needs more of this… cracking edit that needs to be watched, congratulations also again to Carin Hommura, winner of the Womens class!!
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Repo: Chimera A-Side Day 1
Repo + Photos: Effraim + Jean William Prevost.
** As some of you will know, I like to do day to day repos whilst I’m away judging events. I have already a lot of questions about a livestream, I will do my best to answer those in the next few days before the contest goes down!
Flat System 006: Benjamin Hudson
In this episode of Flat System, Dub catches up with IGI team mate, Benjamin Hudson from Chile to discuss how Benjamin got into riding, travelling, the Covid situation in Chile, the Chile flatland scene, leaving Red Bull, and a lot more. When you have an hour spare, sit down grab a cuppa and enjoy this one!
FLAT SYSTEM 005: UCI Worlds, IGI RiRi, Far East Ti Parts
Jean William Prevost aka Dub is back with the fifth episode of the Flat System podcast, where he discusses issues travelling from Canada for the UCI Worlds, the new IGI RiRi stem, & Far East Ti parts. Good stuff Dub, this is so needed in the scene.
FLAT SYSTEM 004: Jeep Real Games / The future of BMX FLATLAND / Stem repop
Jean William Prevost aka Dub just dropped the latest Flat System episode, Dub discusses the Jeep Real Games, the Flatmattersonline year end awards, the future of Flatland with the impact of Covid, the emergence of street brands in flatland, and some product news to boot! Well worth grabbing a cuppa, and enjoying what Dub has to say! Good work!!
The Winners of the 2020 Flatmattersonline Year End Awards Are….
It’s time to announce the winners of the 2020 Flatmattersonline Year End Awards, 2020 was a difficult year for everyone. Flatland as a community rallied together to make the best of these difficult, testing times.
We saw riders focus more on edits rather than contest placings, as a result perhaps the rate of progression was a lot greater than previously would be, those that wanted to compete took part in numerous online contests, and in between all that the FM exclusives made to 60 episodes in 2020.
What the future holds is unclear currently, the vaccines are getting out there, and we hope to know more by spring time which really isn’t that far away.
Let’s try, and remain positive and make the best of every situation.
Congratulations to all the winners!!!
Without further a due, let’s get into the show!
Effraim Catlow / Flatmattersonline.
The 2020 Flatmattersonline Year End Awards Nominations Are……..
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.
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.
Nice edit from the Toronto contest this year before the Covid-19 pandemic hit us all featuring Jean William Prevost, Terry Adams, Joey Kylio, Issi Orbe, Juan Niebles ansJean-Francois Boulianne.
Decade of Flatland: 2010/2020 Part 4
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…
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!