Flatmattersonline - The Matti Hemmings Flatmattersonline Podcast

Source: Flatmattersonline
URL of the article: http://www.flatmattersonline.com/the-matti-hemmings-flatmattersonline-podcast
Bookmark and Share

A few months ago, Matti Hemmings was diagnosed with a ruptured disc in his back. A career threatening injury, I caught up with Matti to discuss the injury, his lifestyle, recovery, what he’s learnt from the incident, going private with operation and a whole lot more! This is a little more indepth than the usual podcast, so you definitely don’t want to miss this!

00:53: Diagnosed with ruptured disc in back.

3:26: When did you start to think you had an issue with your back, as back injuries (pain) is quite common amongst flatlanders especially tall riders.

5:54: Deciding to go with private health care to get operation?

7:29: Was it quite stressful announcing the injury, dealing with sponsors and pulling out of shows?

8:50: Has the injury to your back made you question your lifestyle?

10:57: How long ago did you have the operation?

12:17: is it hard mentally being able to walk and to look physically fine to ride wth your bike just sitting there?

13:24: What is your recovery time?

14:07: What is Matti Hemmings doing to stay active during this injury down time?

15:03: Who are you sponsored by?

17:30: How much of your day is taken up with social media?

18:24: Mixing with celebrities like Pixie Lott and Peter Andre?

19:31: Where do you normally ride at when your injury free?

21:02: Besides BMX, I noticed you have a surfboard. Surfing? Tell us about it…

22:16: UK Flatland Championships in July?

27:13: You touched on the UK scene, and the struggle for new riders. Whats your feeling on that as a contest organiser?

30:19: Meeting Matti when he was 14 at NASS, big gap in his riding without competing. When did you start competing again?

32:26: What are your plans for the rest of the year?

33:24: What role has Matthew Dyer aka Denny played in your career?

35:18: Signature peg with Armour Bikes?

40:46: Moving back to contests. What’s your opinion on the UCI now being involved with a move towards being an Olympic Sport?

46:08: We’ve had private judging sessions where we have judged riders, how has doing that changed your approach to riding contests?

50:25: Thank you’s Matti to wrap this up?

More from the same site:

1 videos in that post Flatmattersonline: Must Watch – Kio Hayakawa / Welcome to Colony BMX  
Posted: 5 hours ago
 
1 videos in that post Flatmattersonline: Dez Maarsen – Insta Ammo  
Posted: 5 hours ago
 
1 videos in that post Flatmattersonline: Nick Watts – October 19th  
Posted: 5 hours ago
 
1 videos in that post Flatmattersonline: James White – Raw Lines  
Posted: 5 hours ago
 
1 videos in that post Flatmattersonline: Chad Degroot – Rainy Day Garage Session  
Posted: 5 hours ago
 
Flatmattersonline: Review: Landscapes 3  
Posted: 3 days ago
 
1 videos in that post Flatmattersonline: Bruno Zebu – Advanced Pivotry  
Posted: 4 days ago
 
1 videos in that post Flatmattersonline: Throwback Thursdays – Alexis Desolneux / Clandé  
Posted: 4 days ago
 
1 videos in that post Flatmattersonline: Khaled Huerta – Sparkly Noise  
Posted: 4 days ago
 
1 videos in that post Flatmattersonline: Nick Watts – October 14th  
Posted: 4 days ago
 
1 videos in that post Flatmattersonline: Yohei Uchino – My Universe  
Posted: 6 days ago
 
1 videos in that post Flatmattersonline: Must Watch – Sebastian Grubinger / Faces of Vienna  
Posted: 7 days ago
 
1 videos in that post Flatmattersonline: Old School Sundays with Ryuji Hora  
Posted: 8 days ago
 
1 videos in that post Flatmattersonline: Nick Watts – October 12th  
Posted: 8 days ago
 
1 videos in that post Flatmattersonline: Scott Hagnas – 53rd Birthday Edit / 2019  
Posted: 10 days ago
 
1 videos in that post Flatmattersonline: Throwback Thursdays – Shimersville PA Contest 1994  
Posted: 11 days ago
 
Flatmattersonline: Flat Snitches: Episode 1 / The Plasticman  
Posted: 12 days ago
 
1 videos in that post Flatmattersonline: 2019 MidWest Jam  
Posted: 13 days ago
 
Flatmattersonline: Paul Osicka joins the Nous BMX team  
Posted: 13 days ago
 
Flatmattersonline: Nick Watts – Ride On Interview  
Posted: 14 days ago
 
LIVE FEED
★10/18  posted: 2 hours ago 
★10/19  posted: 2 hours ago 
★10/20  posted: 2 hours ago 
Dez Maarsen – Insta Ammo  posted: 5 hours ago 
Nick Watts – October 19th  posted: 5 hours ago 
James White – Raw Lines  posted: 5 hours ago 
New video submitted by user  posted: 3 days ago 
Review: Landscapes 3  posted: 3 days ago 
★10/17  posted: 4 days ago 
Bruno Zebu – Advanced Pivotry  posted: 4 days ago 
Khaled Huerta – Sparkly Noise  posted: 4 days ago 
Nick Watts – October 14th  posted: 4 days ago 
★10/16  posted: 5 days ago 
Yohei Uchino – My Universe  posted: 6 days ago 
★10/14  posted: 6 days ago 
★10/15  posted: 6 days ago 
★10/13  posted: 7 days ago 
Old School Sundays with Ryuji Hora  posted: 8 days ago 
Nick Watts – October 12th  posted: 8 days ago 
★10/11  posted: 9 days ago 
★11/12  posted: 9 days ago 
★10/09  posted: 11 days ago 
★10/10  posted: 11 days ago 

Support global-flat - Join the team | | | Bookmark and Share | Logo | contact: info@global-flat.com
Copyright © global-flat.com