It’s very rare these days that riders are both good/compete at Freestyle (is it even called that now?) and Racing, as they seem worlds apart. The closest all around riders that shred today at both would be Barry Nobles and Vic Behm in the US. Back in the 80s/90s it was pretty common that guys could do both at high levels especially when Dirt Jumping Comps kicked in during the 90s with guys like Stephen and Martin Murray, Dylan Clayton, Keith Duly, Tony Fleming, Kye Forte, Clive Gosling and Paul Roberts (among others) raced and hit up the KOD events which ran during a National race weekend. Chris Young is a…
Pickett’s Lock Indoor Grand Prix London 1983 featured in BMX Action Bike – Conrad Buffong coming in 2nd place in the bunny hop comp (35 inches) behind Andy Ruffell (39 inches) who also won the Freestyle event with Craig Campbell and Chris Young in 2nd and 3rd. Craig Strong broke the wheelie world record at 1 hour 16 minutes. In racing, Tim March took the 16 and over class and the whole event made ITN News that night.