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Matt Adkins – Freestyle Now full squad member

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Matt Adkins has been bumped up to full Freestyle Now squad position. Matt Adkins was put on the reserves squad roster back in March 2014. He was one of the raddest 15 year olds we had seen ride a bike. Now he is one of the raddest we have seen on a bike. His move to full Freestyle Now squad member status is long overdue but well worthy. Matt is currently filming a new video edit but for now check out the one below from early 2015 and know that Matt Adkins has only progressed more in the past 2 years. Be sure to check out his profile page to get a bit more information on the one they call MADKINS

The cannonball is one of Matt’s crazy tricks done here at one of the Freestyle Now school assemblies 

 

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Freestyle Now school assembly – Bruce Rock school

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Recently Freestyle Now travelled out to Bruce Rock for a school assembly to give a motivational presentation to the students. Squad members Shaun Jarvis, David Pinelli, Matt Adkins and Jarrod Murfit, were on hand to roll out the rad and show them that through dedication and sacrifice you can reach your goals.

Through dedication and sacrifice you can reach your goals.

Matt Adkins lets loose for the students with a cannonball over the jump box

BMX stunt riding is an excellent example of what perseverance is all about. When learning a new trick, a rider must be willing to devote their time, energy and effort. They must be able to calculate risks, find out how to correct mistakes and pick themselves back up when they fail. Just as it took Thomas Eddison 1000 tries to create the electric light bulb it took Matt Adkins 99 attempts before he learned how to do a front flip – this is the type of drive, dedication and singular focus that is required for a rider to master a stunt. Coming to understand that to be truly successful you must learn from your failures can be broadened out to other parts of your life.

Clockwise from top left – Shaun Jarvis brought much of his life experience to the presentation along with some awesome bmx flatland skills like this backyard trick – David Pinelli spins a 360 without his hands on the grips – Matt Adkins mid front flip showing that anything in life is possible if you’re willing to learn the skill – Matt Adkins arms are aerodynamic for more air lift.

At the school assembly presentation the squad also talked about leadership to the students. Leadership can take many different paths, and an example that Shaun gave was on how someone else can have an enormous impact on your life and they don’t even know it! Shaun helped a young BMX rider set up his bike 25 years ago. Later that rider made contact with Shaun via social media saying that he never forget the time that Shaun helped him. He was so pumped and happy about the time that Shaun dedicated to him that it made him want to keep riding. Given that it was 25 years ago Shaun can’t remember that moment but the other person can! Our actions and what seem like small insignificant moments of leadership can have far-reaching consequences. When Shaun was a young BMX racer, he met the Godfather of freestyle Bob Haro. The opportunity to meet one of the BMX industries heroes and be encouraged by him was the main reason Shaun started Freestyle Now. If you were to ask Bob Haro about that moment 33 years ago, he would not remember, but Shaun does. The message to students was that leadership does not necessarily mean being a manager or CEO – it is about your everyday actions and how they can affect people for their entire lives – so strive to be a positive influence!

Presenting these positive, meaningful messages and demonstrating the most radical heart-stopping BMX stunt riding that the students have ever seen is what Freestyle Now is all about. When you combine these motivational stories with back flips, front flips, 360 spins and so many other crazy epic stunts those messages stay with students for a long time and Freestyle Now is grateful to bring that radness to life to our young generations.

David Pinelli back flips over a restful Jarrod Murfit

Please don’t hesitate to contact Freestyle Now today for pricings and any relevant information you may require  for Freestyle Now to deliver to your school a great school assembly presentation.

More photos form the Bruce Rock school assembly presentation can be found on our facebook page here

 

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FREESTYLE NOW BMX STUNT SHOWS – CORYMBIA FESTIVAL 2017

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Freestyle Now recently performed some bmx stunt shows at the 2017 Corymbia festival. Freestyle Now squad members David Pinelli, Shaun Jarvis and Matt Adkins and recruits squad member Jack Carwardine. Freestyle Now performed some great entertaining bmx stunt shows with many rad tricks taking place. The people attending the Corymbia festival were entertained from the great performance that Freestyle Now put on. Make sure you check out our coming events page to see where the next Freestyle Now bmx stunt shows will be going down. If you would like this type of great entertainment at your next event please get in contact with Freestyle Now with your requirements.

David Pinelli getting all upside down.

Clockwise from top left – David Pinelli hits a perfect Indian air seat grab – Matt Adkins firs a cannon ball over the jump box – Jack Carwardine sending a tailwhip – David Pinelli back flips over Shaun Jarvis.

More photos can be found on our facebook page here

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FREESTYLE NOW BMX STUNT SHOWS – Perth Australia Day SHOW

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Freestyle Now recently performed some bmx stunt shows at the Perth Esplanade Australia Day celebrations. Freestyle Now squad members Dylan Schmidt, David Pinelli, Matt Adkins and Jack Carwardine were in charge of rolling out the rad to the masses. It was one of the hottest days that Perth had experienced in a long time. The riders performed some great entertaining bmx stunt shows for the masses. Some rad bmx stunt shows took place over the course of the afternoon with the riders performing a variety of bmx stunts over the portable bmx jump ramp drawing in large crowd numbers for the Freestyle Now bmx stunt shows. One of the shows highlights was the flip train, with all the riders riding close to each other, Dylan backflips, Matt front flips, David back flips and Jack finishes with a flair.(check the below video) Nothing but pure radness. Make sure you check out our coming events page to see where the next Freestyle Now bmx stunt shows will be going down. If you would like this type of great entertainment at your next event please get in contact with Freestyle Now with your requirements.

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David Pinelli getting all twisted up as he sends a 360 unlookback with the City of Perth in the background.

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Clockwise from left – David Pinelli grabs his seat as he takes his feet of the pedals to do this superman seat grab – Dylan Schmidt sending a double tail whip – Jack Carwardine gets some flair action happening – Matt Adkins is cannonballing, no footed double handed seat grab. More photos can be found on our facebook page here

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Dylan Schmidt likes to do backflips and sometimes his hands come off. We are lucky he has got skills so he can get his hands back on before landing safely.

 Here are a few quick clips from the Perth Australia Day BMX stunt shows

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Freestyle Now bmx stunt shows – 2016 Corrigin agricultural show

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Freestyle Now recently performed some bmx stunt shows at the Corrigin Agricultural Show. Freestyle Now squad members Dylan Schmidt and Shaun Jarvis were joined by reserves squad member Matt Adkins and good friend Josh Garwood to roll out the rad to the masses at the Corrigin show. Freestyle Now performed some great entertaining bmx stunt shows with many rad tricks taking place. The Corrigin show was a great show with good crowds and a great atmosphere. The last time Freestyle Now performed bmx stunt shows at the Corrigin show was in 2005 so it was great to return 11 years later and still roll out the rad. As always the riders performed some amazing bmx stunts, with the final train on the shows culminating in Josh leading the charge with a back flip, Matt doing a front flip and Dylan finishing with a back flip, the crowds loved it and made lots of noise. Make sure you check out our coming events page to see where the next Freestyle Now bmx stunt shows will be going down. If you would like this type of great entertainment at your next event please get in contact with Freestyle Now with your requirements.

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Dylan Schmidt lofting in the air whilst grabbing the seat and kicking his legs out from his bike while he twist his hips, its call an “Indian air seat grab” and Dylan has them on lock.

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Clockwise from left – Matt Adkins trows a cannonball over the jump for the Corrigin show crowd – Josh Garwood loves to do bmx stunts and this was his first show, vertical 360 rotation – Matt Adkins lets loose a back flip fakie – Dylan Schmidt had been doing bmx stunt shows for many years and this super whip is a crowd favourite.

More photos can be found on our facebook page here

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Freestyle Now bmx stunt shows – Northam agricultural show

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Freestyle Now recently performed some bmx stunt shows at the Northam Agricultural Show. Over the two days, Friday night and Saturday much radness was rolled out thanks to the Freestyle Now squad members. Lee Kirkman, Shaun Jarvis and David Pinelli were joined by reserves squad members Matt Adkins and Brady Thomas along with recruits squad member Jack Carwardine to roll out the rad to the masses at the Northam Agricultural show. Freestyle Now performed some great entertaining bmx stunt shows with many rad tricks taking place. The weather was perfect with nothing but blue skies. As always the riders performed some amazing bmx stunts. Make sure you check out our coming events page to see where the next Freestyle Now bmx stunt shows will be going down. If you would like this type of great entertainment at your next event please get in contact with Freestyle Now with your requirements.

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Lee Kirkman has the best Indian air seat grabs in the business and he was on fire with them at Northam.

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Clockwise from top left – Lee Kirkman back flipping – Matt Adkins front flipping – Brady Thomas has the nac nac – David Pinelli big 360 tuck nohander.

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Brady Thomas loves to play in the snow with a toboggan, no snow in Northam but.

More photos can be found on our facebook page here

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Freestyle Now Waroona High School Assembly – stunt show

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Recently Freestyle Now was invited to the Waroona High School for a school presentation. The focus behind the school presentation is to demonstrate and to educate what radness is all about but to also provide a motivational presentation to inspire others with a mix of awesome BMX, scooter and skateboard skills. The week that Freestyle Now visited Waroona High School it was in the middle of mental health week and the “R U OK” program was in full swing. Freestyle Now set up the jump box and squad members Shaun Jarvis and Lee Kirkman were joined by reserves squad member Matt Adkins and good friend Morgan Ray to roll out the rad.
For the assembly presentation the younger students from the Waroona Primacy School also attended so it was super loud with lots of people screaming.  After the performance the primary students went back to class and our founder of Freestyle Now Shaun Jarvis gave a motivational presentation to the high school students on his past experience about “R U OK” and how it is important to have something in your life that you can turn to that is creative and constructive. Lee Kirkman also shared some of his past experiences to help motivate and inspire the students to make better choices in life. Matt Adkins and Morgan Ray also answered some questions from the students during some question time when the students got to hang out with the Freestyle Now squad. R U OK is an important question to ask your friends, as sometime they are feeling the weight of problems and issues and a simple gesture of asking “R U OK” can be all they need to know you care and are willing to listen. If you feel you need assistance with any mental health issues get in touch with lifeline. If you would like this type school presentation at your school please get in contact with Freestyle Now with your requirements.

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The Waroona high school went nuts when Matt Adkins sent a backflip over Shaun Jarvis.

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Clockwise from top left – Guest rider Morgan Ray gets a kickless in the air – Lee Kirkman has the best Indian air seat grabs in the business – Shaun Jarvis had just came back from a injury and was stoked to roll this elbow glide for the students at the Waroona school – Lee Kirkman is a very versatile rider jumping tricks as well as the flatland tricks like this no hander backyard.

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Matt Adkins lets a cannonball fly over the jump box at the recent Waroona school assembly presentation.

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Freestyle Now bmx stunt shows – Northam Avon Decent festival

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Freestyle Now recently were at the Northam Avon Decent festival to performed some great entertaining bmx stunt shows with many rad tricks taking place. Once Freestyle Now set up the portable jump box the we began to roll out the rad to the masses. The weather was not the best and rain came towards the end of the night and the show could not go on. Freestyle Now squad member  Shaun Jarvis was joined by reserves squad members Brady Thomas and Matt Adkins along with our recruits rider Jack Carwardine. Long time shredder Ryan Aquilina was also invited along to throw down some of his trade mark radness.

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Matt Adkins firing out a cannonball over the Freestyle Now jump box

Make sure you check out our coming events page to see where the next Freestyle Now bmx stunt shows will be going down. If you would like this type of great entertainment at your next event please get in contact with Freestyle Now with your requirements.

Freestyle Now bmx stunt show - Northam Avon decent festival August 2016

Clockwise from top left – Ryan Aquilina 360 Xup – Jack Carwardine hitting an Xup – Brady Thomas love his nac nac’s. Styles for miles – Jack Carwardine getting a close up look at Brady Thomas as he performs a Toboggan jump over Jack’s bike.

More photos can be found on our facebook page here

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Freestyle Now – Duncraig High school stunt show

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Recently Freestyle Now was invited to the Duncraig High School to do a lunch time stunt show as part of their alive festival. Founding Freestyle Now squad member Shaun Jarvis was joined by reserves squad member Matt Adkins and good friends Brendon Cross on skateboard and Caleb Pratt on scooter. Freestyle Now set up the jump box and then just proceeded to roll out the rad for the lunch time festivities. At this school presentation there was no main objective or discussion on issues that surround young people as would normally be the case with a school presentation. On this occasion Freestyle Now was there just to showcase some skateboard, scooter and bmx riding.
A Freestyle Now school presentation is a mix of awesome BMX, scooter and skateboard skills with positive messages and motivational speeches throughout the presentation to keep the students captivated and by doing this it opens up their minds to the presentation which helps for them to absorb the messages we promote. If you would like this type school presentation at your school please get in contact with Freestyle Now with your requirements.

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Matt Adkins hitting the Cannonball over the portable Freestyle Now box jump.

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Clockwise from top left – Matt Adkins loops a full 360 – Brendon Cross likes benny hanna (that’s the tricks name) – Matt Adkins bar spins over Shaun Jarvis – Caleb Pratt throws down some scooter action

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Freestyle Now bmx and skateboard stunt shows – Mandurah Crabfest – Raw video

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Freestyle Now performed some bmx and skateboard stunt shows at the Mandurah Crabfest. We have compiled some of the video taken at the Mandurah Crabfest of the stunt shows and put it into one video for your viewing. Freestyle Now had a rad set up at the Mandurah Crabfest with the big halfpipe set up and the jump box right next to it. This allowed for some awesome transfers between the ramps. Freestyle Now squad members David PinelliDylan SchmidtLee Kirkman and  Shaun Jarvis were joined by reserves squad members Matt Adkins and recruit member Jack Carwardine. Freestyle Now also invited skateboarders shredders Brendan Cross, Paul Bruno and Connor Harrington. It was two full days of rolling out the rad to the crowds at the Mandurah Crabfest. Freestyle Now performed some great entertaining bmx and skateboard stunt shows. Many rad tricks took place and the people were entertained. Make sure you check out our coming events page to see where the next Freestyle Now bmx stunt show will be going down. If you would like this type of great entertainment at your next event please get in contact with Freestyle Now with your requirements.

Freestyle Now rolled out the rad with some bmx and skateboard stunt shows at the Mandurah Crabfest.

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