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Freestyle Now bmx stunt shows – Perth Super Sprint series

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Freestyle Now recently performed bmx stunt shows at the Perth Super Sprint series at Barbagallo raceway.

David Pinelli always goes large just like this 360 no hander

It was a two day event with stunt shows taking place on Saturday and Sunday. It was an awesome set up with a great location for Freestyle Now to set up on and right next to the race track. Freestyle Now squad members Shaun JarvisDylan Schmidt and David Pinelli along with new recruits squad member Taj Hamilton invited bmx radster Josh Garwood to join in to help roll out the rad. The Saturday was a nice fine day with the sun shining brightly with the crowds were loving it and getting into the bmx stunt shows with great crowd interaction. Come Sunday the rain came down which was not ordered and affected the first show in the morning but in true Freestyle Now form we got the rest of the shows completed between some rain and getting the show area dried up. Freestyle Now performed some radical bmx stunt shows at the Barbagallo raceway and the crowds were loving it. Be sure to check out our coming events page to see where and when Freestyle now will be rolling out the rad next. Please give Freestyle Now a contact if you would like this type of entertainment at your next event.

 

Freestyle Now video clips compiled from the Perth Super Sprint BMX stunt shows.

Clockwise from top left – Taj Hamilton is our newest recruits rider and he was defiantly proving his radness with this nac nac – Josh Garwood boosted the jump box higher than anyone ever has, too the moon – No hands required from Shaun Jarvis and Dylan Schmidt – David Pinelli getting it sideways and making sure his seat is not coming off.

Dylan Schmidt is really good at superman tailwhips and he did not disappoint at the Perth super sprint series with this rad example.

More photos can be found on our Facebook page here

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Welcome to the Freestyle now recruits squad – Ethan Rowland

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Freestyle Now would like to welcome young Ethan Rowland onto the Freestyle Now recruits squad. 12 ½ year old Ethan has been riding scooters for about 3 years and is a total shredder. Last year Ethan took the 1st place in the Freestyle Now Western Australian Skatepark Series in the intermediate class and made to move to the open class for 2018. He is currently sitting at the top of the point’s ladder in the open class for the 2018 series. Freestyle Now has been rolling out the rad since 1986 and started out with only 3 squad members and over the last 32 years many people have come and gone but one thing has always remained and that is the need for our squad members to always be wanting to roll out the rad. Be sure to check Ethan’s profile out on our recruits squad page here. Welcome to the recruits Ethan.

Ethan at the recent Collie skatepark competition

The Freestyle Now recruits squad is designed to teach young radsters about how a sponsorship works. So many young shredders say they want to be sponsored but none really understand what then means. Sponsorship is a two way deal, the rider promotes the brand, and the brand helps the rider. Too many young guns think that they just get product and that’s it, they don’t understand how the sponsorship treadmill works. For Freestyle Now, the recruit’s squad is the chance to help out young shredders but also to help them educate others what sponsorship is all about. Every young radster must start somewhere. The recruits is just that place. Younger shredders who show the potential to roll out the rad, being inclusive, show the potential to be good role models and the ability to progress up the ladder of radness, one day could become a full Freestyle Now squad member

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FREESTYLE NOW BMX STUNT SHOW – PERTH SKY SHOW VIDEO

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Freestyle Now has been rolling out the rad since late 1986, that’s over 31 years of stunt show performances. Freestyle Now has done many stunt shows all over Australia which you can see a comprehensive list on our past stunt show page. In January Freestyle Now performed another bmx stunt show at the Perth Sky show. We have put together some raw video footage from the show performance. Freestyle Now squad members Shaun JarvisDylan Schmidt and David Pinelli along with reserves squad member Jack Carwardine and new recruits squad member Taj Hamilton in his first stunt show, were all there to roll out the rad. We also invited good friend Luke Tooze to join in, who landed his first ever front flip and we captured it on video for all to see. Freestyle Now will be performing more bmx stunt shows this weekend at the Perth Super Series at the Barbagallo Raceway. Be sure to check out our coming events page to see where and when Freestyle now will be rolling out the rad next. If you if you would like this type of entertainment at your next event be sure to give Freestyle Now a contact

 

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Freestyle Now bmx stunt show – Perth Sky Show

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On Australia day in Perth Freestyle Now performed some awesome bmx stunt shows at the City of Perth Sky Show. Freestyle Now squad members Shaun Jarvis, Dylan Schmidt and David Pinelli along with reserves squad member Jack Carwardine and new recruits squad member Taj Hamilton in his first stunt show, were all there to roll out the rad. We also invited good friend Luke Tooze to join in displaying the radness. During the afternoon Langley Park was slowly filling up with spectators for the Sky Show. As the afternoon moved on more and more people filled the fence line to see the show. Freestyle Now performed some awesome bmx stunt shows. The crowds were loving it and getting into the shows with great crowd interaction. When asked they made lots of noise to get the Freestyle Now bmx stunt show performers pumped and ready to hit up the large tricks. Freestyle Now performed some radical bmx stunt shows for the families that had gathered and attended the City of Perth Sky Show. Be sure to check out our coming events page to see where and when Freestyle now will be rolling out the rad next.

Be sure to give Freestyle Now a contact if you would like this type of entertainment at your next event.

Dylan Schmidt back flips over while Shaun Jarvis balances on his bike in a Norie stand.

Freestyle Now bmx stunt show - 2 Perth Sky show 2018

Clockwise from left – Dylan Schmidt with a massive superman seat grab – David Pinelli with a massive Indian air seat grab was right behind Dylan who has just landed his superman seat grab (see previous photo) – David with a large 360 table top – Our new recruits squad member Taj Hamilton gets his can can going on.

Clockwise from left – Luke Tooze rotating upside down – Jack Carwardine has some rad turndown style – Dylan Schmidt again this time with a superman tail whip – David Pinelli has the 360 variations like this no hander.

David Pinelli is a 360 king, almost every jump is a different 360 variation, like this 360 tabletop. More photos can be found on our Facebook page here

 

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Welcome new recruits squad member – Karee Furneyvall

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Freestyle Now would like to welcome to the squad new recruits scooter rider Karee Furneyvall. Karee is the first female to join the Freestyle Now squad in its 30 years history. Karee has been scooter riding for a while now and its only in the last year that she has really been getting out to comps and getting seen. When we first met Karee we knew straight away that she would make a great addition to our squad. Karee is polite and well mannered and caries herself well when around others which is one of the most important things when gaining sponsorship. Karee also had some rad scooter skills as well. Karee has also recently got sponsored by Sacrifice Scooters as well. Back in April Karee attend the Australian Scooter titles in Melbourne where she took out a 6th place. It is great that more females are getting into action sports and we are hoping that Karee will help to show that girls can participate at skateparks and roll out the rad. Please check out Karee Furneyvall’s profile for more information on our newest recruit squad member.

Karee Furneyvall barspinning over the spine at High Wycombe skatepark.

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CJ Martinez – video – Freestyle Now recruits squad member

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CJ Martinez has been on the Freestyle Now recruits squad for almost a year. The young 12 year old knows how to skate and skate well. On a recent outing we managed to get some clips of CJ rolling out the rad with his style. Not really being a rail skater it was great to capture his first down rail on video. Bowls and vert are his favorite terrain to skate and we will have some more videos of this epic young shredder soon. Expect to see some more of CJ as he grows into his skating.

 

 CJ has got some rad skills like this handplant on the spine at Kwinana.

 

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Welcome new Freestyle Now recruits squad member – CJ Martinez

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Freestyle Now is pleased to announce its newest recruits squad member CJ Martinez. CJ who is only 11 years old first came to the attention of Freestyle Now when he attended a few skatepark competitions last year. His shear rawness on a skateboard showed much potential for his progression. Over the last year or so CJ has progressed and he can only keep on flowing as he gets older and gets more power behind him. CJ likes to skate open transitions and flowing around a skatepark as opposed to jibbin and skating ledges.

CJ Martinez Freestyle Now recruits squad member at Margaret River - skateboard Sep 2016

The Freestyle Now recruits squad is designed to teach young radsters about how a sponsorship works. So many young shredders say they want to be sponsored but none really understand what then means. Sponsorship is a two way deal, the rider promotes the brand, and the brand helps the rider. Too many young guns think that they just get product and that’s it, they don’t understand how the sponsorship treadmill works. For Freestyle Now, the recruit’s squad is the chance to help out young shredders but also to help them educate others what sponsorship is all about. Every young radster must start somewhere. The recruits is just that place. Younger shredders who show the potential to roll out the rad, being inclusive, show the potential to be good role models and the ability to progress up the ladder of radness, one day could become a full Freestyle Now squad member

Freestyle Now is please to have such a rad skater on our recruits squad and think that CJ Martinez has a some great skating to still be coming, welcome to the squad

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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.

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

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 bmx stunt shows – Perth Australia Day video

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Back in January Freestyle Now performed some bmx stunt shows at the Perth Skyshow to celebrate Australia day. Freestyle Now set up two bmx jump box ramps on either side of the FMX ramp from ASP Xtreme. Freestyle Now squad members David PinelliDylan Schmidt were joined by reserves squad members Matt Adkins and Brady Thomas and our new recruit member Jack Carwardine also came along.  It was a rad time throwing down two bmx stunt shows at the same time with Kim Bloodson on the mic on one ramp and Shaun Jarvis on the other. Freestyle Now also invited Josh DeReus and Ryan Aquilina along help roll out the rad to the Australia day crowds. Freestyle Now performed some great entertaining bmx stunt shows. Many rad tricks took place and the people were entertained. Be sure to check the video of the bmx stunt shows that Freestyle Now did at the Perth Skyshow below. So much radness. 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.

 

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Freestyle Now and GAIN Protection

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Freestyle Now is now fully protected thanks to GAIN Protection. GAIN Protection is a new safety equipment company coming straight out of Australia and they have just sponsored the Freestyle Now stunt squad. GAIN Protection is a rider owned company established in Adelaide, South Australia. It is a fusion between Europe’s well-known high quality materials and rigorous standards combined with Australia’s designs and comfortable and practical implementations.

Gain protection safety equipment  freestyle nowGAIN Protection has a vision to create a line of products, which would be able to keep riders safe while they partake in their chosen radical sport. Forgetting to use appropriate protective gear most likely has happened to all of us at some point in our life. I’m sure all of us at some time have fallen off our bike or scooter, landed wrong or had a pedal or deck slap us in the shins. That stuff hurts. Especially if you’re learning new tricks.  Put your hand up if you have ever had to stop riding and head home due to big cuts or scrapes or getting swollen knee or even a swellbow. This is where GAIN protection steps in.
Being bmx rider designed you know that they have taken care of the finer details that other safety gear has not. GAIN Protection products are manufactured from soft perforated neoprene with antibacterial lining that prevents rashes and skin irritation and offers more protection against microbiological growth yet provides maximum breathability and sweat transmission. The Pro pads feature SAS-TEC foam – a viscoelastic polyurethane material with memory effect. After an impact or any kind of deformation the foam returns to its original shape quickly. The protector remains soft in case of slowly increasing forces, however when it comes to a fast heavy impact the resistance of the foam grows with increasing speed. Energy absorption keeps the impact forces to the critical areas at a minimal level. Some of the critical areas are covered with an extremely durable Cordura material called RipStop. Using this special fabric it is very unlikely to cut or tear a hole onto these areas which have to resist the most abuse.

GAIN Protection has all your limbs covered in many different combinations

Elbow sleeves – Great for light sessions or for a slimmer fit. (Perfect for youngsters to wear on knees)
Elbow pads – Best protection for hard session to give maximum protection (Perfect for youngsters to wear on knees)
Knee sleeves – Great for light sessions or for a slimmer fit.
Knee pads – Best protection for hard session to give maximum protection
Shin pads – Removable plastic inserts and EVA foam takes care of shock absorption
Ankle protector – Providing maximum protection without the protectors being bulky or in the way.
Ankle support – Perfect support for your ankle, if you are recovering from an ankle injury or want maximum protection.
Three different combo pads – Knee, shin, ankle – Knee and shinShin and ankle – Don’t want to have separate pads, a combination will solve that problem.

Freestyle Now squad members who are currently running the GAIN Protection pads are Shaun Jarvis, Dylan Schmidt, David Pinelli, Lee Kirkman and Ben Thomas. Freestyle Now reserves squad members Brady Thomas, Matt Adkins, Hudson Goodchild and Kieran Ramsay are also wearing the GAIN protection products. Recruits squad member Jack Carwardine has also got a hook up.

Shaun Jarvis concert hall bmx flatland march 2016 photoTimothy Sutherland

Shaun Jarvis – “I have always worn knee pads, I feel more confident when I’m wearing them. Not only for falling off and landing on my knees but for the support that they give me on my knees, just like a compression knee brace. The GAIN protection pads feel good, breathable and lighter. After a hard bmx session they don’t seem to be as sweaty. I really like the anti slip feature at the top of the knee sleeves that I’m using so they don’t slide down as much as the other pads I had been using.” Photo credit Timothy Sutherland

Dylan schmidt double tail whip at corymbia festival march 2016

Dylan Schmidt – “I am currently riding with the GAIN Protection knee shin combo pads as well as the ankle braces. I rode demos all day with them and I 100% recommend them. They are so comfy compared to my old shin and knee pads I was running. I used to get real bad pad rash with my old ones. Now I’m running the GAIN knee and shin pads I eliminated that problem. The ankle braces, It’s like clouds are strapped to my feet. I defiantly gained less hospital trips by wrapping myself up with GAIN Protection.”

Freestyle Now - Ben Thomas - no hander flair - february 2016  - scooter

Ben Thomas – “The new GAIN products are really well designed and thought out. Their technology is way past any other pads I have used. The anti rash material is awesome. They feel comfortable to wear as well as looking good, much better than previous pads I have worn in the past.”

Lee Kirkman Indian air at margaret river freestyle now bmx show

Lee Kirkman – “Really comfortable love the GAIN Protection leg combo can’t believe didn’t have them earlier less time to pad up because it’s all in one and it seems to hold everything in place no knee pad sliding down and not sitting right or vice versa shin pad slipping away from knee and causing a gap and you don’t realize until you hit in that exact spot. Overall really good pads got my vote.”

Jack Carwardine at High Wycombe feb 2016 - Freestyle Now

Jack Carwardine – “The GAIN pads are amazing I’ve been riding them for a while now. Compared  to the ones I use to wear the GAIN pads protect me a lot better and the shin knee combo works great,  protects your hole leg. I don’t think I would ride with any other brand pads now.”

GAIN Protection offer  some of the products in very small kids’ sizes (starting from the age of 4) and the whole range of goods will soon be available for kids under 10 years of age – you can’t get high quality safety gear for the young athletes elsewhere.
GAIN Protection also proudly sponsors and supports some of the best Australian action sports athletes – Alex Hiam and Ryan Lloyd (BMX), Craig Tierney (MTB), Ben Thomas and Benny Lukacs (scooter) and the Freestyle Now stunt squad. GAIN Protection are stoked to have all these legendary riders of the nation on the team and appreciate their help to emphasize the importance of wearing safety gear.

The GAIN Protection products are being rolled out into shops all over Australia. If you need to you can visit their web store via the GAIN Protection web site. Check them out on Facebook Give them a follow on Instagram

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