In 1972, Gary Turner, a professional drag racer and experienced welder, started out making a BMX bike out of chrome-moly tubing for his son Craig to race at the BMX tracks. Craig's bike gets noticed and Gary starts to supply the frames to other kids and building his reputation one frame at a time. Gary Turner BMX was born.
Name: Timmy Williams Hometown: Keyport, NJ Started riding BMX in: Early ‘70s. Raced from 1982-1985, sponsored by bike shop in South Jersey called Beacon. Number of bikes in the collection: Now, 30 completes. Once had over 45. I LOVE the odd/ rare BMX frames and parts, so that’s why my collection is different than some others.
Where does your love for BMX bikes come from? Timmy Williams: When I was a kid, growing up in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, they built a BMX track a half mile from my house (It’s still there). I would ride by there on my bike to check it out and soon I asked for
-Spot to ride: Defiinitely the MineTrails -BMX video: Deadline -Website: Instagram -Web video: Brock Horneman - Californication -Food: Banana and Chocolate -Person on Instagram: James Jones I guess, he is a real machine. -Travel destination: Barcelona -Riders to ride with: With all of my best friends. -Car: VW Golf IV -Movie: Jay and Silent Bob strike Back
Woodward, the ultimate summer camp experience for the next generation of passionate athletes, is excited to announce the addition of two BMX Program Advisors – 13 time X-Games Gold Medalist and British National Coach, Jamie Bestwick, and 17 time X-Games Medalist and USA National Coach, Ryan Nyquist. As BMX Program Advisors, Bestwick and Nyquist will consult on all-things related to BMX Freestyle programming to elevate the camp experience. Woodward will rely on the duo's extraordinary BMX expertise to provide professional advice on coaching, curriculum, and course design.
BMX started at Woodward in 1983 and rapidly grew into the epicenter for BMX riders to progress. Since then, the program has expanded to include 350,000 sq ft of rideable parks at Woodward PA and 115,000 sq ft at Woodward West. Woodward’s BMX program gives campers an unmatched opportunity to meet, train and ride with their heroes.
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“Alright” is a short video filmed at the end of 2019 through 2020, primarily in Buffalo, NY and a few other cities around the US. Featuring really solid riding via KC Iwaniak, Derek Cano, Alex Pierce, Sam Tedesco, and Dylan Yuen. Excellent pre-gamer before a street ride. Big up those fellas.