Sixteen of the top Flatland BMX athletes from across the globe will descend upon New Orleans for the 20th edition of Red Bull Circle of Balance on December 17. The hand-selected riders will take their skills to the floor at New Orleans’ iconic Mardi Gras World; an atmosphere as artistic as the sport itself. Flatland is a complex and progressive discipline of BMX that can best be described as dancing on a bike.
Juan Niebles is a professional BMX Flatland rider from Bogota, Colombia. On his way to Italy to work on a cruise ship for Cirque du Soleil , he stopped in Montreal in order to train and prepare for the show at the Cirque HQ (April 2020).
Here is some BMX Flatland action filmed from above with a DJI drone. Tricks /stunts are performed by Gauthier Saint and edit by Jean-François Boulianne. The video was filmed in Montreal, Québec on august 2021.
What an absolute warrior. Matt pushed through, after the worst crash of his career during practice, to go on to take 3rd in The Pro Flatland class at Texas Flatland Roundup XI. I don't think many would have been able to dig down and gather enough inner strength to do that. Huge props Matt, and get well soon!