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DownUnderGround round 1 video

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The Australian flatland scene is relativity small in proportion with our population. With this small community comes a close nit group of riders who are always willing to travel to ride with other flatland riders. Round 1 of series 6 of DownUnderGround, the national bmx flatland contest, took place in Sydney in mid January. It was by far one of the best contests that Australia has seen in a while with a great turn out and plenty of goodtimes. Freestyle Now squad members Paul Chamberlain, Shaun Jarvis and Jason Parker  were there to throw down with Paul taking the win in the pro class and Shaun placing 3rd in the advanced class. Check out the video put together by good friend Will Herrmann to see all of the contest highlights as well as Pauls last combo which was the run of the day. Check out BMXflatlandAustralia more Australian flatland information. Thanks for the support from Freestyle Now, Colony BMX, 2020 BMX Mag, as well as Hell on Wheels bike shop.

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Australind skatepark fundraiser

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Australind is a growing community about 150kms south of Perth. Their skatepark is of a very poor quality and the community has gained council approval for a new 1.35 million dollar skatepark to be built. The only catch is the community needs to raise $50000 to help. Freestyle Now is happy to get involved to help out. This will be only one of many jams that they will hold to assist with gaining funds to help. Support for this is needed from many participants, even if you were to come down and hang out and just get involved in any of the other activities or just drop by and donate some cash. Remember many people will come to the new skatepark once built and enjoy it but will you be able to say that you actually helped? Everyone wants a new park and new places to shred but you have to work for them. Come on down for the day to show your support as the new park once constructed will be amazing with it being a great stop over on the way down south to the plethora of other skateparks in the region.

Australind fund raiser jam feb 2014

On the day there will be 2 coaching jam sessions 10am to 12 and 1pm to 3pm $5 per session (please be 10 Min early to sign up) The local community has rallied together with lots of local business pitching in to help so even if you are not actively involved in the skatepark activity there will be plenty of ways to help raise the funds. 100 Vouchers for Eyebrow threading from Thread Away will be up for grabs for just $10 each, 50 vouchers for trendy Kids haircuts from Kinx Hair Port for just $10 each, Reflexology and Massages will be offered on the day for $10, Self- defence classes – learn nifty tricks to keep yourself and your kids safe $5, Action shot series from your children when they are doing their tricks on the Skate Park $5, Lauren Reynolds, professional BMXer and Olympian is coming from 1.30 to 2.30 for a signature and photo opportunity session, Bouncy castle and Toys for the little ones, Food vans to sell fries, soft serve ice cream, drinks, fairy floss, Harvey Fresh fruit juice and the super yummy sausages from Pete`s chop shop.
So come down to the Australind skatepark, and give something, your tricks, your energy, your dollar, your time.
Join their facebook page to show your support for the new park. Big thank you to Sabine Heidt for being the main instigator behind the whole movement.

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DIRTBOWL is coming

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Darwin is a rad place, we have visited there a few times. Arlo Stewart has one of the raddest yard set up we have ever seen. Not only has he got trails in his front year but has got back to back dirt bowls. Yes DIRT BOWLS, check the flyer, yes they are rad. Arlo has organized to host the first ever Berry Jam taking place on the 7th of July. The whole day is a fundraiser for UNICEF, which means you have to give something. If you give you get something in return, one of the best days of riding and hanging out with a good bmx scene you could possibly have. Freestyle Now is getting behind the day with support as well as support coming from Colony, Spokes NT and NT Elite. It’s a great time of the year to visit Darwin so get yourself a ticket there and go ride some crazy dirt bowls.

DIRT BOWL IS COMING ARE YOU GOING.

Billy Brooks Xup at the dirt bowls on a past Darwin trip.

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Freestyle Now…..before it’s too late

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This weekend is going to be off the hook. If you think you have nothing to do think again. Yes primarily this weekend caters for the north and the south of Western Australia but with some planning you’re quite able to get involved. Make sure you keep upto date with all of the Freestyle Now events at the coming events page

Friday 5th April.

If you’re in the metro area then make an effort to travel the short distance down south to the Boyannup skatepark competition. If you are in the South West region you most definitely will be making the effort to go. Already confirmed is some crew from Manjimup, 100kms away. If these young riders can make it you have no excuses. The Boyannup bowl is one rad place to be. Expect to see and hear Kim Bloodson on the microphone rocking the comp in a way only Kim can. Attending on the day to assist Kim is Callum McCauley and Hudson Goodchild. The competition in Boyannup is Round 5 Freestyle Now Western Australian Skatepark Series and is all with thanks from the Shire of Capel and our supporters, Stowaway distribution, Sacrifice scooters and 4 skateboard Co.  Registrations get underway from 4pm.

If you are in the North West then head to Port Hedland as there will be a coaching jam session taking place at the South Hedland skatepark in the late afternoon kicking off at 4pm. Freestyle Now squad members Kie Ashworth, Dylan Schmidt, Shaun Jarvis and Tim Rose will be rolling through there large so don’t miss out.

Saturday 6th April

Freestyle Now squad members Kie Ashworth, Dylan Schmidt, Shaun Jarvis and Tim Rose will be at the Port Bound festival in Port Hedland to throw down some radical bmx stunt shows. if you are in the region you don’t want to miss this.

The Katanning skatepark will see the annual coaching jam session take place between 10am and 4pm. With Kim Bloodson and Hudson Goodchild rolling it out in Katanning for the day. Go there and hang out, learn new tricks, win prizes, have fun and get rad. All thanks to the Shire of Katanning and our supporters Stowaway distribution, Sacrifice scooters and 4 skateboard Co.

If you want to hang out with Andy Fortini and Laurence Bakewell  then these two Freestyle Now squad members will be at Pickett Park in Bullsbrook. There is a community movie night screening Even Almighty but before this hits the screen there will be a 10 minute short movie shown called Bully Dardz, made by the local skatepark users. Andy and Laurence will be hanging out at the dirt jumps at Pickett Park for some jumping demos and coaching sessions. If you’re looking at something to do, family orientated night then get there for some good times.

Sunday 7th April

The Karratha skatepark will host round 6 of the Freestyle Now Western Australian Skatepark Series registrations kick off at 1pm competition start 2:30. If you are in the Karratha region you must be going. The competition is supported by the Shire of Roebourne and our supporters, Stowaway distribution, Sacrifice scooters and 4 skateboard Co.

This weekend there is plenty for you to get into, if you can’t make it to any of these events then get out on your wheeled weapon of choice and hit up some good old radness. Get in there and Freestyle Now ……….before it’s too late

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Bassendean Gravit8 Festival 2012

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In late December the Bassendean youth services hosted a competition jam at the Bassendean skatepark. Freestyle Now squad members Shaun Jarvis and Kim Bloodson were there on the night to be the official MC’s. It was a fun night and Ayden from the Bassendean youth services put this edit together. Look for Kim and Shaun at about the 2:20 mark. Enjoy

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DownUnderGround – video

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Round 1 of DownUnderGround took place in Sydney on the 19th of January. Freestyle Now squad members Paul Chamberlain, Shaun Jarvis, Jason Parker  and Billy Brooks were there to participate in the good times. Another rider who always follows the good times in Tasmanian rider Matt Wootton. He was also in Sydney to hang out and ride at DownUnderGround . He was able to film some of the competition as well as the antics that went on during the weekend and the video captures the vibe of the weekend really well. Thanks Matt for getting the video done.

 

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Perth flatland bmx jam

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Just before Christmas 2012 the Perth bmx flatland riders got together to have a bit of a rolling jam through the city of Perth at various spots.  Freestyle Now squad members Shaun Jarvis and Andrew McDermott we there on the day to roll out some tricks.  New Freestyle Now reserves squad member Brady Thomas was also there on the day to film and put together this rad web edit of the day. Enjoy.

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DownUnderGround promo video 5

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Round 1 of the new series of DownUnderGround is only a few weeks away. Taking place at Waverly Park, Waverly in Sydney on the 19th January 2013. There will be a good turn out of riders from around Australia and a few international riders attending as well. The contest is set to take place just a few minutes from the world famous Bondi Beach. The contest is supported by Freestyle Now, Colony, and 2020 bmx magazine. Check the promo flyer for info and watch the last of the promo videos. See you there for all of the fun and good times. Plan your journey and get yourself to Sydney to enjoy the fun times and radness that is DownUnderGround.

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DownUnderGround promo video 4

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The next installment of the DownUnderGround promo videos is amongst us. This time with Freestyle Now squad member Paul Chamberlain singing a popular Australian song, with a twist. The DownUnderGround is the national bmx flatland contest series and round 1 is set to for the 19th January at Waverly Park, Waverly in Sydney and only minutes away from the world famous Bondi Beach. This will be the start of series 5 and Freestyle Now will be once again supporting the contest along with Colony, and 2020 bmx magazine. Plan your journey and get yourself to Sydney to enjoy the fun times and radness that is DownUnderGround.

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Coolgardie celebrations day

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Back in September Freestyle Now headed out to the Western Australian goldfields town of Coolgardie for their celebrations day.
Freestyle Now took some extra ramps to add to the skatepark for the day which the riders from around the area enjoyed. Freestyle Now squad members Phillip Marshall, Shaun Jarvis and Dylan Schmidt headed out along with Phillip’s friend Logan to film some of the trip. The below edit is the outcome. Enjoy and travel some.

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