Voodoo Jam has been a staple in the New Orleans bike scene since 2004 when it began as a local grassroots competition. Fifteen years later the event is anticipated worldwide and draws the best flatland BMX riders from all the corners of the globe, from countries like Thailand, Brazil, Peru, France, Germany, and Japan. Saturday night Voodoo Jam returned to NOLA, and despite its worldwide reach the event has managed to keep its signature local style. Voodoo Jam is more of a celebration of the sport, with a huge party-like atmosphere that only New Orleans and its crowd can provide.
While some of the world’s best had to travel far to make it to Voodoo Jam, others had a much shorter trip. Hammond, Louisiana’s Terry Adams, a two-time NORA Cup Champion, has competed in the event since its inception in 2004.
Terry is widely recognized as a pioneer in flatland BMX, and one of the best to ever do it. He’s been riding
For the past 15 years Voodoo Jam has been one of the most anticipated dates on flatland BMX riders’ calendars, and this year will be no different when the event returns to Generations Hall on Saturday, August 17. Voodoo Jam started in 2004 as a way for local flatland riders to gather and compete – it now attracts participants from all over the world, including riders from as far away as France, Peru and Thailand. The NORA CUP Flatlander of the Year award will also be handed out during the event.
Started by NOLA native Scott O’Brien and X Games gold medalist and two-time NORA Cup Champion Terry Adams who has competed in the event since its inception, Voodoo Jam brings the flatland BMX