BMX The Video was released by Thorn EMI in 1983 and starred Andy Ruffell. The video sold over 1m copies around the world and was filmed in Johannesburg South Africa. The video was shot on 35mm and features some great old school racing and freestyle footage and some great music. When Andy Ruffell toured South Africa to promote the video launch, over 100,000 people turned out over 25 shows in Joburg, Durban, and Cape Town.
BMX On TV | Earls Court Race | Sue Jarvis 1983. In the 1980's BMX was growing fast and UK TV shows were featuring BMX riders left and right. So much different than today but these TV shows were important to the growth of BMX in the UK and from 1980 to 1985 BMX ruled in the UK!