Buchanan Next Gen started in 2014 because I knew the inspiration and direction I had gained from mentors in my career had made a huge impact on me. I wanted to give back to the sport that has taken me through an amazing journey to the highest level competing at the Olympic Games for Australia.
I love to support and nurture the future of BMX women in sport. To break the mold of support in Australia taking it to a new level of professionalism and have these grants available from corporate companies for the girls.
Now entering its seventh year, the Mongoose Jam has an updated format to coincide with the rising popularity of BMX video edits. Mongoose pro athletes team up with two additional pro athletes, one videographer and an amateur athlete at Camp Woodward to ride, film and produce a team edit within five days. The participating athletes and videographers will view the finished edits and vote to see who wins the biggest chunk of our $40,000 prize purse. Now let's meet the teams.
Episode 2 featuring East Coast videographer Glenn PP Milligan. On tonight's show we cover a strong portion of Glenn's career in BMX with some good insights on memorable moments such as Ryan Nyquist and Gary Young's "Drop the Hammer" song dilemmas and the legendary VX smashing that takes place in RideBMX's "Digital Interface"
In 2006, the idea of filming a Montreal squad based BMX DVD in one summer was a simple task. The Presence MTL dudes were out cruising nearly every day anyway. Fast forward 12 years and 4 DVD projects later, Last Stand took the older, more scattered, busier, responsibility ridden/ schedule burdened squad a few years to put together.