Now, how long has it been since your last BMX Freestyle world's? -Kevin: I think it was 1991 or 92, in Denmark
Two bags of T-shirts to sell, right? -Kevin: I had way more than two bags of t shirts I had all the videos from trend and I think I also had some parts. Two FULL bike bags of gear, I left with a small pack pack loaded with Kroners.
So how does it feel to come over as an announcer for the HARO show?
Are you stoked to have a "world championship" event back on the calendar? Kye: It's cool that the worlds is still happening, it's been around for a long while now, would be a shame for it to disappear. I know the masters was pretty much the exact same thing, the worlds just sounds cooler I guess?
What are you expecting from the dirt set-up in Cologne?
Getting nervous yet? Ron Wilkerson: Nervous? Am I SUPPOSED TO BE nervous??? HA
Do you remember the first time you went to Europe to put on a demo? Ron Wilkerson: Oh yes, the first time was just me and Brian, trippin’ our BALLS off... Flyin’ over there with NO IDEA what to expect. Then all the sketchy shows on cobblestones and sketchy ramps. Being brought to ride ramps in the middle of NOWHERE that were years and years old BACK THEN! Like this cement vert ramp nextto a river in Amsterdam, I think, or this 20’ transition, no flat, vert half in the trees in Sweden, or the demo at an airport where it was FREEZING outside, and all the people were inside watching us thru the window sipping coffee. Funny stuff.
Name: Boy Janssen Age: 22 Hometown: Amsterdam, NL Hook-ups/Sponsors: Soulcycle, FSO! and I can add an other one real soon...
The favorite list: -Spot to ride: any creative street -BMX video: the banned series -Website: flickr, facebook, ffffound, fat -Web video: that Ty Morrow one -Food: I love japanese -Travel destination: loved Australia, and really want to go to the States -Riders to ride with: anyone who doesn't bitch all day and gets me motivated to try new stuff -Car: Shotgun!
Name: Andy Shohara Age: 41 Occupation: Construction Superintendent Hometown: Mililani, Hawaii. San Diego, Ca.-currently Years riding: 1983-1989, 2007-present Hook-ups/Sponsors: East County BMX
The Favorite list:
Spot to ride: Clairemont Skatepark, Etnies, my house BMX Video: Etnies-Grounded Website: Radbmx, OS-BMX Web Video: Anything with Mark Webb in it BMX Photographer: don't know any BMX Filmer: don't know any
-Spot to ride: At the moment behind Karawan Mega-Super-Shopping-Store in Dnepropetrovsk (Ukraine), usally Stuttgart (Germany) in summer at "Haus der Geschichte" in winter at kunstform headquarter -BMX video: S&M I wanna live and of course KHE Flat School video
Name: Mark Atkins Age: 34 Occupation: Bricklayer Hometown: Leicester, England Years riding: From '85-2000, then started riding again last year. Hook-ups/Sponsors: None The Favorite list:
-Spot to ride: Corby, Bar Hill, St Neots -BMX Video: Headfirst, Barry on a Grifter, Joe Kid -Website: Ride, Vital, Facebook -Web Video: Mark Webb -BMX Filmer: Mark Eaton -BMX MC: Kevin Martin during the 2 Hip contest!
Name: Axel Jürgens Age: 32 Hometown: Tossa de Mar, Spain Hook-ups/Sponsors: Adidas, Oakley, Alpine Stars, Simple bmx, Profile, Team Blowin'it, Eastpak.
The favorite list:
-Spot to ride: trails -BMX video: 5050 That's it -Website: surfmediterraneo.com, fatbmx.com, -Web video: any new bmx or surf one. -Food: Argentinean barbecue -Travel destination: Anywhere -Riders to ride with: ...so many, I can't mention them all. -Car: 2 Peugeot 205 in Spain and Volvo V70XC in the US (on sale... contact me)
-Travel destination: the places where I've never been. -Spot to ride: The ones in Malaga. -BMX video: Ride on. -Website: Youtube. -Web video: web videos never ends to a favorite thing, I just like some of them. -Riders to ride with: all my good friends who ride. -Car: VW california. -Movie: Star Wars.