If there's a story to tell about documenting BMX in Australia, then it's going to have to include Matt. From zines, jams, VHS productions and of course 2020 BMX Magazine, he's seen the BMX world go through as many challenges and changes as his own.
BMX flatland is one of the earliest and most pure disciplines of BMX. Almost every BMX rider has done some type of flatland trick in their driveway, skatepark, or nearby parking lot. All you need is your bike, and a decent spot. When it comes to flatland scene in the United States, one name sticks out more than any other. Terry Adams has risen to the top of the flatland game and has some major corporate sponsors and contest placings to prove it. Terry isn't just a rider, he's an ambassador for the sport he loves. Terry worked his way from amateur up and comer to the two time NORA Cup winner, to X Games gold medalist, and much more. Terry has performed in front of millions of fans worldwide and has traveled the globe doing what he loves. Making a living as a flatland rider is a rarity to say the least. Terry has continued to stay relevant and has figured out a way to keep his career going at age 35.
Saya Sakakibara believes that she can achieve the type of BMX dominance that Colombian Mariana Pajón has shown after she starred at the Red Bull Pump Track World Final in Arkansas. Here is all you need to know:
- Sakakibara was born in Japan, but moved to Australia at the age of seven with brother Kai who has also gone on to become a professional BMX rider.- After winning national titles, 19-year-old Sakakibara cleaned up on the world junior circuit and moved up to elite level on the UCI BMX World Cup circuit this season.