THE BIRTH OF THE BMX FREESTYLE MOVEMENT - WHAT'S NEW?

THE SECOND EDITION - 2018


 

THE SNAKEBITE / DIG BMX 2ND EDITION PODCAST

This is the podcast that explains the 2nd Edition project. Thanks to our friends Shad Johnson and Will Smith at DIG BMX for getting behind the project and allowing us to spread the word.

We cover the new chapters - "In a parallel Universe" - The history of Freestyle in northern California, and "Where do we go from here" - The legacy of the Dirt Bros. Get the lowdown on the additional content and expanded chapters, our new contributors, and the expanded 2nd Edition of The Birth of the Freestyle Movement. Enjoy.


CHAPTER UPDATES

INTRODUCTION NARRATIVE - NEW AND EXISTING CHAPTERS BENEFIT FROM THE ADDITION OF A TWO-PAGE BACKSTORY INTRODUCTION SPREAD FROM THE AUTHOR. 

EXPANDED CHAPTERS ...

OUT OF THE ETHER - NEW PHOTOGRAPHY AND INSIGHTS FROM JEFF BOTTEMA ON SUPPLYING HIS ICONIC FORK TO THE EARLY POOL RIDING COMMUNITY. MORE FROM THE COLTON CREW, INCLUDING THE LOSI FAMILY (VARIFLEX AND RANCHO MEDITERANIA), AND MORE INSIGHTS ON THE EXPLOITS OF POOL-RIDING PIONEER; JEFF WATSON, INCLUDING THE BACKSTORY OF THE FIRST SKATEPARK CONTEST TO INCLUDE BMX BIKES.

 

DAY-ONE IS A BRAND NEW SUB CHAPTER THAT PLOTS THE EXPERIMENTAL POOL-RIDING SCENE IN LOS ANGELES. CONTRIBUTORS INCLUDE BYRON FRIDAY, MIKE BUFF, RL OSBORN, AND PERRY KRAMER. OUT OF THE ETHER (A PERSONAL OBSESSION) DOUBLES IN SIZE.

 

NO CONTEST -  NEW NARRATIVE AND IMAGERY FROM CONTRIBUTORS - BOB MORALES, STEVE GIBERSON, DEAN BRADLEY, AND MORE.

 

A MEETING OF THE TRIBES - NEW CONTRIBUTIONS FROM DINO DELUCA, BRAD FANSHAW, EDDIE ROMAN, AND KEVIN MARTIN. RON WILKERSON RECALLS THE 2HIP "TRIFECTA" WEEKEND - THE 2HIP KING OF VERT (LEMON GROVE) THE 2HIP KING OF DIRT (MISSION TRAILS) AND THE 2HIP MEET THE STREET (LAJOLLA). NEW IMAGERY FROM SPIKE AND STEVE GIBERSON.



ALL 2ND EDITION PROJECT CONTRIBUTORS;

BOB OSBORN (FOREWORD) // DEAN BRADLEY // STU THOMSEN // MIKE BUFF // BOB HARO // HUGO GONZALEZ // JOHN SWANGUEN // RON HARO // TED EMMER // MATT RAWDON // JAMES CASSIMUS // D. DAVID MORIN // R.L. OSBORN // MAT HOFFMAN // DANA DUKE // BOB MORALES // WINDY OSBORN //  RON WILKERSON // ANDY JENKINS // MARK LEWMAN // SPIKE JONZE // STEVE GIBERSON // BRETT DOWNS // JAY METZLER // CRAIG BARRETTE // JEFF TREMAINE // MIKE DAILY // EDDIE FIOLA // FRED BECKER // RICH SIGUR // MIKE DOMINGUEZ // PAUL NOLAN // STEVE ALBA // BRIAN BLYTHER // MARC MCGLYNN // TONY MURRAY // STEVE PERALTA // CRAIG CAMPBELL // TODD ANDERSON // ROBERT PETERSON // JOHN "DIZZ" HICKS // DENNIS "DMC" MCCOY // SCOTT FREEMAN // EDDIE ROMAN // CEPPIE MAES // PETE AUGUSTIN // JOSH WHITE // TODD HUFFMAN // JOE JOHNSON // DAVE VOELKER // CORY METZLER // CHRIS POTTS // KEVIN MARTIN // LEE REYNOLDS // VIC MURPHY // NICK PHILIP // EVERETT ROSECRANS // PERRY KRAMER  // FRED BLOOD  // RONNIE FARMER // KARLO WIK // BRAD BLANCHARD // JIMMY ARRINGTON // EDDIE ROMAN // NICK PHILIP // BRAD MCDONALD // RICK ALLISON // RICHARD ANDERSON // DAMON FROST // RICH AVELLA // KARLE ROTHE // MIKE GOLDEN // BRAD DORFMAN // BRAD FANSHAW // BRIAN SCURA // DINO DELUCA // JEFF BOTTEMA // STEVE PADILLA // BYRON FRIDAY // LINN KASTAN // DAVID CLINTON, AND MORE.