Author Archives: Paul Covey

Chasing the View off the Cliff // Dan Pyfer, Bonus, & Credits // 1994

Dan Pyfer holds down the last section in CTVOTC with some cool bank tricks, limbless jumps, pedal spins, and early back peg-grind variations.  Also, check out the bonus clips from Mirra, Gouin, Miron, John Parker, Jeff Crawn, Rick Thorne, DMC, … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Chasing the View off the Cliff // Intro // 1994

After a little lag, today we are posting the intro to 1994’s Chasing the View off the Cliff – featuring a ton of great riding from the top pros of the day and local shredding from the Lancaster, Pennsylvania BMX … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Future Thoughts // American Freestyler, August 1988 // Part 2

30 years goes by fast! I thought it might be interesting to share the full text from this article titled Freestyle:  How Much Radder Can it Get? –  to review what the authorities of the late 80s thought the future … CHECK OUT MORE »

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A Look Back // American Freestyler, August 1988 // Part 1

Thirty years ago this month . . . American Freestyler (formerly Freestyle Spectacular) was a short-lived Daisy/Hi-Torque Publication.  This was the same publishing company owned by Roland Hinz – who also published BMX Plus! (along with other magazines with titles … CHECK OUT MORE »

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A Wicked Ride // The History of BMX Freestyle in New England

Now Online! Scott Moroney, Jeff Winston and Dennis Langlais worked on this documentary for a long time. Over 100 hours of video tape, DIY ethos, and a ton of interviews provide us with a quintessential history guide of the development … CHECK OUT MORE »

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BMX Icons // Voris Dixon Interview

This one goes way back to a true character and pioneer in BMX manufacturing, with many parallels to the current BMX landscape.  In addition to his own brand, Voris Dixon manufactured frames and components in the late 70s and early … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Ricky Moseley // Profile Racing // The Forgotten Part

Ricky Moseley and John Andrus have been working on this section for Profile Racing for a while despite Ricky fighting a knee injury that spans back over a year.  In the interim of his knee getting handled, enjoy the fruits … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Mat Hoffman & OKC BS Mix // Chasing the View off the Cliff // 1994

This footage was captured in 1993 during the late spring at Shimerville, PA, and also the early fall in Oklahoma City, OK.  Hoffman was supposed to be taking it easy, nursing an injured shoulder and awaiting surgery to repair the … CHECK OUT MORE »

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In The Raw // Pro Flat // BS Contest #1 Dallas, TX // 1992

Today we wrap up our unofficial flatland week with this raw footage from the very first BS Contest at Jeff Phillips’ Skatepark in Dallas, Texas.  Flashback to January 1992 and check out some super-dope runs from McCoy, Chase Gouin, Steve … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Leif Valin // Balancing Act 1997 // Video and Quick Interview

In case you haven’t noticed, we’re doing a flatland theme this week. Today we have Leif Valin’s superb section from Balancing Act and a short interview with the man himself.  Leif and I met in January 1992, not long after … CHECK OUT MORE »

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