Tag Archives: Freestyle

Photo Recap // Birth of the BMX Freestyle Movement // 2nd Edition Book Launch Party

For one night on East Street in Downtown San Diego, a legion of BMX heroes gathered together to celebrate the release of the revised 2nd edition of Dom Phipps book, The Birth of the BMX Freestyle Movement.  Here is a … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Back in the ’80s, this San Francisco Coffee Roaster was a BMX Star

Here’s a link to a pretty cool article about Rich Avella, original member of the 2Hip Trick Team, who is now co-owner of a growing coffee company in San Francisco.  Newspaper style articles are usually kind of weak, but this … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Sean Yarroll // Dirt Bros Cheese // 1994

Sean Yarroll holds down the last rider section in Dirt Bros Cheese for a very good reason – Heavy music, heavier riding, and RAD style that could only be from the 90s.  It’s no surprise that I’ve had a dozen … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Brad Blanchard // Dirt Bros Cheese // 1994

Huge chasm jumps, 720s on street, beyond clicked turndowns, mag wheels, and a Christian punk rock soundtrack alerting listeners to the ills of masturbation – Brad Blanchard’s section from Dirt Bros Cheese was destined to be a much talked about … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Manuel De La Cruz // Dirt Bros Cheese // 1994

Underground San Diego shredder, Manuel De La Cruz,  earned national notoriety for being the first documented rider to grind down a legit handrail without brakes and without wearing any pads.  At the time, most riders were still used to seeing … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Crash Section // Dirt Bros Cheese // 1994

Video By Fred Ansfield

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Aaron Krueger // Dirt Bros Cheese // 1994

Aaron Krueger was a regular at the 2-Hip and B.S. contests, and between 1992 and 1994 he consistently placed in the top 5 of the beginner, and then intermediate class, of every contest he attended.  Not an easy thing to … CHECK OUT MORE »

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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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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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