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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #150 on: September 23, 2010, 03:45:35 PM »
Happy 40th Birthday Bill

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #151 on: November 27, 2010, 02:16:59 AM »
Jake Umberger 37
riding flat since '86.

Never actually quit, but slowed down a ton from 2002 to 2004 (marriage) and 2005 to 2009 (divorce). Now riding full on and loving it.

Actually decided to pick it up more/again to quit smoking. Figured out that cigarettes replaced the rush I used to get from riding. Riding is cheaper and better for you.

Take that as a lesson kids! Don't smoke!
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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #152 on: November 29, 2010, 12:54:15 AM »
I'm not nearly the oldest, I turned 40 this past August. But I do ride, started in 1984-96, took time off from riding to start a family around 97-98. Got back into it early 2008 after checking out a few videos of Jesse Puente(former riding buddy) and Rad Dad. I purchased a used Mongoose from craigslist and slowly got back into riding. I now host an annual jam, and hope to grow it into a contest series at some point. I love riding, and hope to get my sons involved over the course of the next few years...Ride On!!!

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #153 on: November 29, 2010, 01:04:23 AM »
Nice Ruedog! Welcome to Club 40!!

  Next friday I will hit 43...We just keep getting older and learning more tricks. So age is defintaly not a factor in learning things that you don't know how to do.

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #154 on: November 29, 2010, 01:06:49 AM »
age..49 years old and almost 50..March 22 2011

STILL RIDING!!

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #155 on: November 29, 2010, 02:31:20 AM »
  I just turned 40 in october.  Riding FLAT since 86! Break from 90-92, 96-200.  Now I ride everychance I get @ the OG! Going out for my second session today in about an hour. 

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #156 on: January 11, 2011, 04:07:43 AM »
Hi there! My roots are in flatland, which I still practice a bit. I began in 1983, but "officially' in Dec. 85 with my first true freestyle bike (MT Racing Trickfox). Around 2003-04 i began getting much more involved with street and park riding, but still doing some old school flatland stuff here and there. Now, I'm 40, nursing a broken knee since March 2010, and looking forward to my comeback, which already has slowly begun with, ironically, flatland...

Mutt, Moncho and all other old schoolers rule!

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #157 on: January 11, 2011, 04:49:52 AM »
I am 42.  My Schwinn Scrambler was stolen in June, 1984.  It was replaced with a Hutch Pro Raider.  My parents did not believe in spending a lot of money on a childs bike.  Turns out it had a front brake.  The day I got it I took it for a ride and one of the local riders stopped me to look over my bike.  I was embarrassed since all these guys rode P.K.s and GTs Red Lines and real Hutches I had a $200 knock of.

So he jumps on it and starts doing rock walks, front wheel hops back wheel hops and I was blown away.  I mean it was only '84 so bikes really weren't designed for trick riding but I was hooked.  By the following summer I had pegs and all I did was ride.  I quit racing by '86
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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #158 on: January 11, 2011, 04:52:40 AM »
I haven't seen an Antrider in years, but the video with the guy doin the Rolling ones was killer.
 Nice pix Bro!

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #159 on: January 11, 2011, 04:53:25 AM »
oh yeah...41 yrs young!

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #160 on: January 12, 2011, 06:57:59 AM »
TURNS 50 IN ABOUT 3 MONTHS
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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #161 on: January 12, 2011, 09:47:30 PM »
My buddy Gary is 55, just got a flatland scoot...gonna session with us at the OG for "Old man's night" on Sundays. 

I'm the youngest one there...37 years old. 
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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #162 on: January 14, 2011, 08:08:29 AM »
I started riding in 1979/80, then started competing in 1982 (racing) and have not stopped yet and do not intend to stop any time soon.  I am only 44 now but 32 years of it have been on a bmx.

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #163 on: January 14, 2011, 04:39:06 PM »
i will be 49 and still ride off and on since 1985.. i'm no pro , but been in it for a minute  ;D
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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #164 on: January 16, 2011, 07:25:34 AM »
Just hit 40 IN APRIL & ROLLIN STRONG. STILL IN LOVE W/ BMX. WILL RIDE TILL I DIE! PEACE & LOVE 2all the old-school cats!
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