Brett Silva organized a strong handful of friends and riders to make this 2nd annual Darty Jam materialize in Austin. Here we dig a little deeper into what made this jam one to remember... In the name of Brett Wickersham, BRETT 4 LIFE!
Riding BMX doesn’t become a career for everyone but almost everyone has tried their hand at BMXing once or twice in their life. Why wouldn’t they? It’s a blast after all. Here we shine a light on some household names who have been caught in the act of BMXing when you perhaps associatethem to stuff that is a tad safer and more mainstream.
What celebs ride BMX?
You might not immediately put rock music and BMX together but Guns and Roses man Slash certainly did. At least he used to. In fact, the man himself has revealed that he was big into his BMX biking. Not only did Slash own several bikes but he did more than just use them as a mode of transport; explaining his decision to leave BMXing alone back in 2014 the musician revealed that he was too concerned that his jumps and stunts would lead to injury that would ultimately jeopardise his music career. We wish he’d carry on – and he might yet restart as he still owns his bikes – but we can understand why Slash called it a day. BMX is not for the feint hearted.
Sticking with the music industry, another star who has been spotted on his BMX is One Direction singer Zayn Malik. Malik, who found fame on British television talent show ‘The X-Factor’ back in 2010,
The final stop of the BMX Triple Challenge went down in Nashville this weekend. The squad of riders was a bit lower due to some injuries, event conflicts, and I think some sentiments that people were out of the race for the overall title. Some weather cancelled the plans for Friday, so they dropped the LCQ/Semi-Finals and ran 20 riders down to eight. Even with the lower group of riders, the level never ceases to amaze...
The crew and I went out to Las Vegas to celebrate Jason Watts' 30th birthday for a weekend. After an amazing couple days, we went to one of the best parks in Las Vegas to shred and shake the rust off for the Vans BMX trip that started the next day. Epic times followed by epic times!
Julian Arteaga, Jared Duncan, Gary Young, Ben Allen, Brioc Raiford, Brett Silva, Aaron Ross, Stone Kepler, and more... all BUNCH'D UP into one mixtape! Filmed primarily in Texas and California, with additional clips from Arizona, Albuquerque, Massachusetts, and Philly.
Opening & riding the new track in Nunspeet!
We met up with Jordan Godwin to take a look at what get's the creative juices flowing as he puts pen to paper. We find out how Jordan navigated his way through this creative medium, being dyselxic and his process behind THEE VOID.
It don't get more DIY than dis guy. Clint Reynolds builds the spots - then shuts them down. Join Clint at home and on a jaunt of the North East in his Built Different Section.
The full Us/Them Salad Days DVD for your viewing pleasure. If you've not seen this yet then put your feet up and soak it in. With sections from Ryan Howard, Felix Maisonet, Jake Coulson, Devon Denham, Greg Moliterno, Travis Collins, Jason Govan, Jasper Hardy, Bo Bowen and Zack Gerber, this is essential watching.
HOME is a short film which follows the journey of a BMX rider making his way home while his music takes him on an audio and visual journey. This was shot over 2 very cold evenings in January on the south coast of the UK.