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ELLENBROOK SKATEPARK COMPETITION – January 2020 – BMX SCOOTER SKATEBOARD

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Freestyle Now hosted another skatepark competition at the Ellenbrook skatepark for bmx, scooter and skateboard competitors. The day as always was action packed with a great turn out with lots of competitors and spectators. A big thank you to the City of Swan for their support and also to our supporters Colony BMX and Grit scooters. A full list of all the competitions that freestyle Now has hosted can be found on the past competitions page here.

Everyone enjoys winning prizes. Freestyle Now always has some great prizes on offer to be given to competitors for their efforts on the competition.

 

Ellenbrook competition – 31st January 2020 – Official results

Scooter beginner – 1st Kaeleb Sloan, 2nd Luke Longbottom, 3rd Ryley McKim, 4th Brenten Waddingham, 5th Jaron Woodley, 6th Ethan Duirs, 7th Charlie Bolta, 8th Nickolas Dosthoizan, 9th Dadyn Doyl, 10th Byron Stevenson, 11th Dj Lap.

Scooter intermediate – 1st Austin Cooper, 2nd Maison Russel, 3rd, Paul Graham, 4th Cooper Johnston, 5th Haylem Grey

Scooter open – 1st Jarrad Fortney, 2nd Zackary Cane

Bmx beginner – 1st Brenten Waddingham, 2nd Adam Waterman, 3rd Aiden McKim, 4th Albie Livesley, 5th Kayden Taylor, 6th Remy Sinclair 

Bmx intermediate – 1st Jake Welhan, 2nd Alex Tiley, 3rd Maison Russell, 4th Adam Kiesz, 5th Jordan Farrow

Skateboard – 1st Seb Coonan, 2nd Kaeleb Sloan, 3rd Luke Fitzgerald, 4th Matthew Clouston

 

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FREESTYLE NOW – BMX STUNT SHOW – PERTH SKY SHOW 2020

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Freestyle Now once again headed to Langley Park in Perth to perform some bmx stunt shows at the 2020 Perth Sky show. The day was warm and sunny and the crowds were loud. As always with the Perth Sky show people gradually build during the afternoon till it is packed toward the end of the afternoon. Freestyle now performed some amazing bmx stunt shows throughout the day, the audience were really getting into it and making lots of noise. Freestyle Now squad members Shaun JarvisJosh Garwood, Luke Tooze  and recruits squad member Taj Hamilton. Jack Carwardine was there as back up announcer getting the crowds amped up. To round out the radness guest rider Nathan Joson was also in attendance. The Perth Sky Show crowds were turning up the noise as the day progressed, the louder the crowd gets the more hyped the Freestyle Now show performers get to roll out the rad. It was a great show, the crowds at were amazing, with every show having great numbers of spectators all coming to see the radical bmx stunt show that Freestyle Now was performing. 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. A full list of all the stunt shows that Freestyle Now has done over the past 34 years can be found on our past stunt show page.

Luke Tooze, Josh Garwood and Nathan Joson in the middle of a triple back flip.

Clockwise from top left – Taj Hamilton getting his nacnac on – Nathan Joson in the middle of a 360 tailwhip – Josh Garwood jumps really high, 3 meters over Shaun Jarvis who is standing on top of the 2 meter tall ramp – Luke Tooze table top 360. More photos can be found on our Facebook page here

How much action can one ramp have going on at once, Shaun Jarvis balancing a mod hopper while Luke Tooze flairs

 

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Freestyle Now Buzz products Christmas party – BMX stunt show

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Freestyle Now can perform stunt shows anywhere, in any location, for any occasion.

Andrew Ahumada backflips over a lifesaver. The theme of the party was fancy dress so the party goers were in some great costumes – Photo LR photography Melbourne

When Buzz Products approached Freestyle Now asking if we could do a stunt show at their Christmas party we naturally said yes. The Christmas party was at a cool Melbourne venue called The Third Day. It was a perfect spot. To get the radness rolling, Freestyle Now recruited two Melbourne shredders. To get the flatland component of the show sorted, Gonzalo Bellanti, the 2019 Australian bmx flatland champion Gonzalo Bellanti was in full effect. With the small kicker ramp brought in the air antics was given to none other than Australian legend Andrew Ahumada. Freestyle Now squadron leader Shaun Jarvis headed up the MC duties and got some show riding in as well. It was a pumping gig with a great sound system and such a receptive crowd. None of the Buzz Products employees knew Freestyle now was coming to throw down the radness so when we started up they were super stoked. No matter the location Freestyle Now can perform some great entertaining stunt shows for any occasion, be sure to get in contact with your requirements.

The 2019 Australian bmx flatland championship Gonzalo Bellanti spinning a time machine for the Christmas party attendees. More photos can be found on our Facebook page here

 

 

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DOWNUNDERGROUND – AUSTRALIAN BMX FLATLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS – 2019

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DownUnderGround, the 2019 Australian bmx flatland national championships took place in the home base of bmx flatland in Australia, Melbourne. On a nice Melbourne sunny day riders converged on the Melbourne Museum to compete against each other for the Australian bmx flatland champion. Bmx flatland riders from around Australia and the world converged on Melbourne to partake in one of the hardest forms of bmx riding, flatland. It was good to see a great turnout with a few international riders attending. The format was each rider having three runs, each up to two minutes long. The lowest score dropped and both remaining runs added together.

The weather was perfect and the riding was rad. This was the 11th year for DownUnderGround. Its a time when friends come together from all over Australia to ride, share tricks have good times and build the bmx flatland scene in Australia. DownUnderGround has a video contest that the points from go to the year end title. It’s a way to help get the edge over on other riders to help gain that Australian championship title.

The three most progressive beginner riders in Australia battled it out once again for the top three spots in the beginner class. In the beginners class heading into the contest it was Paul Griznic who had a great video entry and was sitting in first place. He didn’t ride as consistent as he would have wanted to and only took a 3rd in Melbourne. His progression is good though and its rad to see that passion. In Melbourne it was local rider David Rooney who ended up taking the win from Rusty Eylward-Pyko in the beginners. David was just a little bit more consistent than Rusty but both rode well. It was really good to see Reuben Pedlar progress so much over the past year. With his first in the video round and a third in Melbourne it was Paul Griznic who to the year end title in the beginners class. All three riders said they were keen to move up to the expert class for next year, we await to see.

1st place beginner class David Rooney – photo Stephen Pretty

In the expert class it was Philipp Frueh that took the win in true Philipp riding style. Second place went to Matt Spencer who rode really well. Third place when to Western Australian rider Shaun Jarvis. Fellow Western Australian rider Trent Karow had won the video round and took a 5th place in Melbourne. This put Trent and Shaun on equal points as Shaun took a 3rd in the video round and a 3rd in Melbourne. The way to work out who was the year end champion was a trick of. After 3 rounds it was Trent who got the judges approval for the win. Congratulations Trent.

1st place expert class Philipp Frueh – photo Stephen Pretty

Freestyle Now squad member Shaun Jarvis took 3rd place in the expert class – photo Stephen Pretty

1st place in the open class went to Heru Anwari – photo Stephen Pretty

The open class was tight between Argentinean rider Gonzalo Bellanti and Indonesian rider Heru Anwari. After the qualifying round both had scored 261 points, who was going to be first and second. Third place went to Sydney resident Paul Chamberlain who had a cracker first run with only one touch. To settle who was going to take first place it was down to a trick off. Gonzalo and Heru each had 30 seconds to pull their tricks. After the first round they judges could not decide, on with the second round. Still the judges could not decide. The third round was super tight with the judges taking some time to deliberate and finally the win was given to Heru. With a first in the video round and a second in Melbourne the year end title went to Gonzalo Bellanti.

DownUnderGround 11 was awesome. If you did not attend you either could not make it or you were abducted by alien creatures. Be sure to attend DownUnderGround 12. Thank you to the competition supporters Freestyle Now, Colony BMXSneaky Wholefoods, Anchor bmx,  ZTFFbmx , Penumbra Bmx.

 The 2019 Australian champion in the open class Gonzalo Bellanti – photo Stephen Pretty

Freestyle Now squad member Paul Chamberlain took home the 3rd place in the open class – photo Stephen Pretty

Clockwise from top left – Top 3 in beginners  – Top 3 in experts – Top 3 in open – The 2019 Australian bmx flatland champion Gonzalo Bellanti.

More photos can be found on the DownUnderGround facebook page here.

Please check out Stephen Pretty photos from the day on his Facebook page here

Full results of DownUnderGround from 2008 to present can be found here

 

DownUnderGround BMX flatland contest – 7th December 2019 – Official results

Beginner – 1st Dave Rooney, 2nd Rusty Eylward-Piko, 3rd Paul Grzinic, 4th Greg De Bois, 5th Reuben Pedlar, 6th Seth Eylward-Piko, 7th Josh Hope

Expert – 1st Philipp Frueh, 2nd Matt Spencer, 3rd Shaun Jarvis, 4th Jim Jimbob, 5th Trent Karow

Open – 1st Heru Anwari, 2nd Gonzalo Bellanti, 3rd Paul Chamberlain, 4th RongKing Tan, 5th Grant Cruse.

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Bunbury Action Sports Games returns for 2020

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Action Sports Games presented by Drug Aware is a multi-action sports event combing BMX, Skate, Scooter and Freestyle Motocross, and an international Pro Wakeboard competition. The event is proudly sponsored by Tourism WA Regional Events Scheme, Drug Aware through Healthway and The City of Bunbury. Event partners: GWN 7, HitFM, Nautique West, Island Apparel, Bayview Bar and Restaurant, Salon Express.

 

The Action Sports Games presented by Drug Aware,now in its third year, is set to return to the vibrant City of Bunbury, Western Australia. Bunbury is one of the few major cities in the world that can boast to having amazing beaches on its doorstep, flanked by an array of beautiful inland waterways. With a vibrant city lifestyle, fine restaurants, a world-class café strip and plenty of accommodation options, Bunbury is the perfect setting for major sporting events, such as the Action Sports Games. Combining wakeboarding, freestyle motocross, skateboarding, BMX and scooter, this action-packed sports event will attract some of Australia’s best action sports stars to Bunbury to compete for a whopping $20,000 in cash and prizes. Koombana Bay will host the world-class wakeboard tournament and Shota Tezuka from Japan, currently ranked 5th in the world, will be back to defend his title.

Early March is prime seasonal weather conditions for the Southwest of Australia, and many of the world’s best wakeboarders, Freestyle Moto X riders, Skateboarders and BMX riders are set to call Bunbury home for the weekend of competition.
Action Sports Games Event Director Tim Thirsk “We are fortunate to receive funding from the State Government through Tourism Western Australia and Royalties for Regions, Drug Aware through Healthway and the City of Bunbury to keep this awesome event on track. We also have amazing support from other event partners, such as the Bayview Bar and Restaurant, GWN7, Nautique West, Island Apparel and a Salon Express.”

On Saturday 29th February, Bunbury will host a major Skateboard, BMX and Scooter skatepark competition with over 120 competitors from all over WA coming down to compete for over $4000 in cash and prizes. The skatepark competition is one of the highlights on the competition circuit with lots of competitors so excited to compete in such a fun and energetic skatepark competition. The day will kick off at 9am with the skateboard competition for beginners, intermediate and open divisions. After a quick lunch break it will then move into the scooter and bmx competition which is expected to finish at 7pm. It will be a long day of thrills and spills.
Freestyle Now head judge and competition announcer Shaun Jarvis “The Bunbury Action Sports games is such a rad competition. So much radenss takes place. Last year was epic, like the 3 way tie in scooter open. It’s such a hard competition to judge as the riding is so diverse and on an insane level. We are looking forward to rolling out the rad once again in Bunbury. Freestyle Now has been managing the Action Sport Games skatepark competitions since they started back in 2011. If your not in Bunbury to compete or to watch then you’re missing out on history in the making.”

Be sure to check the skatepark competition information on our coming events page to get the latest competition schedule and registration information. The skatepark competition is supported by Colony bmx, Root industries, Modus bearings, The 4 skateboard co, Striker scooters, Grit scooters, Crisp scooters, District scooters.

On Sunday 1st March, Koombana Bay will come alive with the Freestyle Moto X exhibition along with the international wakeboard tournament, the Summer Food Truck Festival and DJ’s all happening on one big action-packed day.

The Action Sports Games is a free event, and will no doubt attract a big crowd down to Bunbury for the weekend. Bunbury Mayor Gary Brennan said he was excited that a high calibre event such as the Action Sports Games was held in Bunbury. “Events that bring such a diverse mix of sports and activities to our City are important for the social and economic fabric of our community,” Mr Brennan said “Bunbury is rapidly becoming a location of choice for major events, which has been a major focus for the City, and we are sure everyone will welcome the competitors and spectators with open arms.”

Be sure to head to Bunbury and experience all of the Action at the Action Sports games
 

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FREESTYLE NOW BMX STUNT SHOW – MARGARET RIVER AGRICULTURAL SHOW – Video 

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Freestyle Now performed some entertaining bmx stunt shows at the 2019 Margaret River agricultural show. The Margaret River agricultural show always has great engaging crowds and this year was no exception. With the FN big jump set up for the day and with Freestyle Now performing 4 bmx stunt shows over the day with lots of chaos and madness going down. Freestyle Now squad members Shaun JarvisJosh Garwood and Luke Tooze were joined by good friend and all round radical rider Nathan Joson to round out the bmx stunt show performers. The four bmx stunt show riders put on a great entertaining bmx stunt show for the crowds. Big tricks were being performed and the crowds were putting the energy back into the performance, the more noise the crowd makes the more energy the performers receive. Freestyle Now came to roll out the rad and entertain the masses at the Margaret River agricultural show and that is what we achieved. When it comes to entertainment Freestyle Now definitely has you covered with a high entertainment value bmx stunt show. Make sure you check out our coming events page to see where the next Freestyle Now 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. A full list of all the stunt shows that Freestyle Now has ever done over the past 33 years can be found on our past stunt show page.

 

 

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Kalgoorlie skatepark competition – bmx scooter skateboard competition – November 2019

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Freestyle Now once again returned to Kalgoorlie to host a skatepark coaching session and skatepark competition for scooter skateboard and bmx. When Freestyle Now hosts a skatepark competition we always make sure that all disciplines are involved so no participants miss out on rolling out the rad. Freestyle Now has had a long history of holding competitions in Kalgoorlie since 2005. Made famous from the gold rush days Kalgoorlie is 600kms east from Perth. They have one of the best skateparks in Western Australia and it’s always a pleasure to get to ride it. A great community turn out on the day was good to see. Crowd participation at skatepark competitions are important and competitors get amped up when the cowed is cheering and screaming, it makes the competitors want to throw down more. A big thank you to the youth team at the City of Kalgoorlie Boulder for their support and also to our supporters Colony bmxGrit Scooter and 4 skateboard Company as well as. Be sure to check our coming events page for more information on all of our coming events.

Clockwise from top left – Reilly Fowler winning the skate open –  Jaden Oram is super rad and this inward down the stair is all the proof you need – Everyone like to win prizes – Lincon Trinidad midway thru his run to winning the bmx intermediates class – More photos can be found on our Facebook page here.

Be sure to check the video from Brian Ebbs Productions below

Kalgoorlie skatepark competition – 23rd November 2019 – Official results

Scooter beginner – 1st Retief Vlasich, 2nd Cam Aldrick, 3rd Kelly Maisey, 4th Jarryd Kirkwood, 5th Mason Kinninmont, 6th Levi Wells, 7th Sam Bowie, 8th Chase Raseta, 8th Memphis Kearns, 10th Ben Tiefenbacher, 11th Alekai Hillman, 12th Harper Newsome, 13th Clifford D Cruize, 14th Hugo Silvester.

Scooter intermediate – 1st Kye Myer-Shore, 2nd Nate Higgins, 3rd Tarmieka Smyth, 4th Nick Shaw, 5th Martin Close

Scooter open – 1st Jaden Oram, 2nd Ash France, 3rd Hugh Strowger

Skate beginners 1st Oliver Kildare, 2nd Bradley Carling

Skate open 1st Reilly Fowler, 2nd Akira Erata

Bmx beginners – 1st Tarmieka Smyth, 2nd Cam Aldrick, 3rd Sam Harkins, 4th Vincent Tomson-Tamakaha, 5th Jack Muller, 6th Nixon Silvester, 7th Ivy Muller

Bmx intermediate – 1st Lincon Trinidad, 2nd Dylan Burridge, 3rd Jayden Tomati-Iles, 4th Staceson Mulligan, 5th Nick Shaw

 

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Freestyle Now bmx stunt show – Australian Moto Grand Prix

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Freestyle Now rolling out the rad at the Australian Moto Grand Prix

With the Phillip Island race circuit in the background and the crowd behind the camera Freestyle Now squad members Luke Tooze and Shaun Jarvis team up for some radical action on the small kicker ramp.

Freestyle Now recently performed bmx stunt shows at the 2019 Australian Moto Grand Prix in Phillip Island in Victoria. This was the second time Freestyle Now had performed at the Australian Moto grand Prix and the third time at the Phillip Island venue. The first time was the 2017 Australian Moto grand Prix and the second time being the 2019 V8 Super series. Freestyle Now squad members Shaun Jarvis and Luke Tooze were joined by good friends and all round radical riders Andrew Ahumada and Alec Danelutti. The first day of the 2019 Australian Moto Grand Prix bmx stunt shows were great, with perfect weather conditions, unfortunately it was all downhill from there with Saturday and Sunday being horrendous weather conditions. There were extremely strong winds and intermittent rain down pours which hampered our efforts to perform the bmx stunt shows. We missed out on just 2 of the scheduled 12 bmx stunt shows, as we scaled back the shows to match the weather conditions. Freestyle Now performed at two different venues at the Moto Grand Prix. The first was the main location with our jump box set up and the second location was a smaller show with the use of just a small jump ramp. Freestyle Now came to roll out the rad and entertain the masses at the Australian Moto Grand Prix and that is what we achieved. When it comes to entertainment Freestyle Now definitely has you covered with a high entertainment value bmx stunt show. Make sure you check out our coming events page to see where the next Freestyle Now 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. A full list of all the stunt shows that Freestyle Now has ever done over the past 32 years can be found on our past stunt show page.

Clockwise from top left – Andrew Ahumada mid backflip on the Friday when weather conditions were prime – Alec Danelutti with a massive 360 no hander – Andrew Ahumada flairs while Shaun Jarvis balances a mod hopper in the inclement weather condition on the Saturday – Andrew Ahumada likes to fly like a bird. More photos can be found on our facebook page here.

 

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FREESTYLE NOW – GETTING RAD IN THE STREET

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Practice make perfect as the saying goes. But how do you practice for a bmx stunt show, work on new tricks and gain more confidence? You set up your bmx stunt show ramps in the street and proceed to get rad, and that exactly what we did. We invited Freestyle Now squad members Josh Garwood, Shaun Jarvis, Luke Tooze, Tim Rose and Taj Hamilton to come and get rad in the street. We set up the FN big jump on the street out the front of our house and got rad. We also invited good friends Nathan Joson, Daniel Davis and Kieran Ramsay along for the day to session the FN big jump and throw down some tricks, try new tricks and generally get used to hitting up the FN big jump. What a fun and rad day it was. Be sure to watch the video.

It was great to had veteran Freestyle Now squad member Tim Rose come and have a roll on the FN big jump, Nice table 360.

Getting rad in the streets, be sure to watch the video to see what we got up to.

Luke Tooze worked on some new tricks, this is the result of some of that work. Be sure to watch the video to see what Luke was working on.

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Welcome new freestyle now squad member – Luke Tooze

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Freestyle Now would like to welcome our newest squad member, Luke Tooze. Luke has been riding bmx since 2010 and in that time has been slowly progressing the radness. Luke first came in our radar sights via competing at the skatepark competitions we hold, first as a beginner and then slowly progressing up to the open class. When we needed a fill in rider for our bmx stunt shows Luke’s name came up a few times as a rider that had the right attitude and radness. He brought such a rad energy that he got invited a few more times as a guest rider. Luke gets it. With all the right elements, radness, super keen, unique riding style, great energy, easy going and knows how to entertain a crowd during a stunt show. Luke is also progressing his riding and tricks with recently learning double backflips that he is keen to bring to the Freestyle Now bmx stunt shows. Welcome Luke to the Freestyle Now squad, may your grips be well worn and your calluses be hard, lets roll out the rad. Be sure to check out Luke’s profile page for some more information in the radster.

Luke Tooze has some of the raddest Xups in the business and this one from Margaret River is proof that they are

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