The King Of The Backyard is now live! Watch as Kevin Peraza, Pat Casey, Michael Mogollon, Matt Cordova and Mike “Hucker” Clark compete for $5,000 in cash on Dennis Enarson’s backyard ramp in San Diego! The contest is pretty straight forward, the riders throw down and the judges (Dennis, Chad Kerley, Cory Nastazio, Kenny Enarson, Kris Fox) all hand out money for the tricks, then once all the money has been given out, the winner is the rider with the most money! Hit play to check out what goes down!
Snakebite dug deep into the archives and pulled out this gem for your viewing pleasure. This is the full Snap “How To Dirt Jump” video from 1999 that features Tim “Fuzzy” Hall, with guest footage form Brian Foster, Mike Aitken, Cory Nastazio, Matt Beringer, TJ Lavin, Robbie Miranda and more. Things have changed quite a bit in the past 22 years, but there’s still some great advice in this from basics about trails to trick tips, safety equipment and more! Plus, the classic riding footage from all these legends is awesome. Take a look!
The sponsor news keeps flowing! Fit Bike Co. have just announced that they have added Cory Nastazio to the squad! This is awesome news since Cory has been continuing to absolutely crushing it even after all these years. Expect to see plenty more of Cory in 2021!
“Looks like 2021 is already getting off to a Nasty start… and we’re here for it. Amped to announce that Cory “Nasty” Nastazio is officially part of the familia and will be hurtin’ dirt on a FIT moving forward! Welcome home Cory!” – Fit Bike Co.
Oh yeah, here’s one we’re sure a TON of people are going to be stoked about. The latest Unclicked Podcast has arrived and Cory Nastazio sits down to talk about everything from riding to parenting, crazy stories from growing up and partying, what he gets into off his bikes and more over the course of 2 hours! Hit play and give this a listen because you already know it’s awesome!
“Surely our most anticipated episode to date. Cory Nastazio sits down for two solid hours and spits nothing but truth, wisdom, and entertainment. Hyped on this one…
0:00 – Intro & “What do you do everyday?”
2:10 – Cory grills Dennis about his edit
8:05 – Imagine Cory is your father.
13:40 – Cory was the first person to ever pay Dennis to ride BMX.
18:10 – Cory asks Ryan about Our BMX
20:30 – First NORA Cup nomination since 2002
23:50 – Living four hours from his personal trails
28:00 – What Cory does for money these days (besides BMX)
30:45 – “It’s harder to do what I did this year than last year.”
33:15 – Cory’s personal filmer is his 11 year old neighbor
35:30 – BMX needs to accept people who don’t progress anymore
41:45 – “I’ve got so much work to do to be better.”
45:20 – Dennis: “Would you take of the crazy shit back?”
48:22 – Cory and Dennis partying in Austin
53:33 – Radio shows, TV shows, and Issuez Inc.
58:14 – Making $300k at 21 years old
1:00:30 – What was your dumbest purchase?
1:02:29 – Did you grow up poor?
1:05:28 – Simon Tabron’s stroke (LINK HERE)
1:07:30 – Brett Banasiewicz, Stephen Murray, and some heavy shit
1:11:40 – There should be no negativity in BMX
1:14:35 – “People used to think I was a cocky asshole.”
1:16:17 – Are you religious?
1:24:20 – “Stephen Murray’s book did me dirty”
1:28:20 – Would you take a full time job at Vans?
1:34:29 – Nyquist robbed Cory of an X Games gold (confirmed!)
1:37:00 – We find out Dennis has a girlfriend and lots of surfing talk
1:41:00 – The whole thing turns into a Dennis podcast
1:46:45 – “I’m a 42 year old who’s still getting paid to ride a bike”
1:52:50 – Cory gives Dennis life advice
1:56:15 – Mountain Bikes and dirt events
2:02:00 – Still trying to figure out what Cory does everyday and wrapping it up.
2:05:44 – What’s the earliest you’ve done a double flip?” – Our BMX
The NORA Cup 2020 Trails Rider of the Year Nominees have been announced! Here’s a look at the 5 guys who have been nominated getting it done on trails from Pennsylvania to Australia. Take a look since there’s a few names you might not have expected on this list!
“This isn’t a traditional NORA category in the sense that it’s solely based off of riding, but also a person’s contributions to the trail scene as a whole. Shovels in the proverbial dirt type stuff. The trail riding community has voted and here’s your top five nominees for NORA Cup Trail Rider Of The Year. Congrats to Cory Nastazio, John “superfly” Skavarla, Mark Potoczny, Matty Aquizap, and Russel Brindley on their nomination…
Who’s got it this year?!
The pandemic won’t let us have a party this year, so we’ll be debuting winners online in the coming weeks. Stay tuned…
I also have to thank the following brands for supporting/allowing NORA Cup to happen…
Monster Energy, Vans Shoes, Vero, Source BMX, Profile Racing, Mongoose Bikes, Kink BMX, Subrosa, Stolen, Odyssey, Cult, Snafu, Haro Bikes, ODI Grips, Eclat, Sunday Bikes, GT BMX, Cinema, Colony, Pumped BMX’s Trail Boss, Bell Helmets, Shadow Conspiracy, Hyper Bike Co, and Eighties BMX.” – Our BMX
The X Games keeping their World of X Games series going strong. This time around they caught up with Cory Nastazio to talk about what he’s been doing in quarantine, his riding and how he has been staying constant since the 90’s and still keeping going strong these days and more. It’s a real interesting listen, so hit play and take it all in!
“The world of BMX Dirt has many characters, but none bigger than Cory “Nasty” Nastazio. Since the mid 1990s, Cory has been riding progressive dirt competitions, bringing some of the world’s biggest backflips with style to the front of the pack. And what’s better is, he’s still going. While the rest of Cory’s graduating BMX Dirt class at X Games has moved on, Cory is still out there pushing the boundaries of dirt riding well into his 40s, while, remaining a good father, husband and family man. A consummate professional, Nasty recently down with Brando to discuss quarantine life circa 2020. This is Nasty’s World.” – X Games
It looks like Echoboom Sports got their hands on the rights to upload the full “Range of Motion” video that Ride BMX released back in 2009 and features a seriously stacked list of riders that you’ll definitely recognize even though this video is 10 years old! Not only that, but Darryl Tocco handled the filming and editing for this one, so you already know it kicks a ton of ass. Hit play and take this all in!
“Ride BMX breaks down the barriers with Range of Motion. This feature film filmed and edited by Darryl Tocco showcases some of the best riders of today and tomorrow. ROM travels across the U.S. to meet up with Dennis Enarson, Tony Hamlin, Sergio Layos, and Dave Dillewaard to cover parks, dirt, and street riding. And since there’s a lot of ground to cover, Ride BMX fills in the blanks with Simon Tabron, Drew Bezanson, Darin Read, Ryan Wert, Cory Nastazio, Mike “Hucker” Clark, Luke Parslow, Adam Baker, Garrett Reynolds, Rob Wise, Tony Neyer, and Sean Sexton. Ride BMX doesn’t leave any stone unturned with Range of Motion and it will open your eyes to what’s possible.” – Echoboom Sports
You know whenever Cory Nastazio gets in front of the camera you’re going to be getting plenty of hilarious stories and energy. Ride BMX caught up with Cory for their latest Feeble Talk covering a TON of history from riding bikes and horses to jobs, influences and more! You know you want to see this.
“t got delayed for a bit, but the Nastazio Feeble Talk is finally here. I didn’t really have specific topics to go over with Cory because I knew that he’d take the conversation wherever it was meant to go. So, with his 39th birthday looming, Cory sat down and jumped right into life after BMX (he has a job?), Mirra, the state of dirt riding, and plenty more. Shout out to Cory for being truly himself for over twenty years and never not speaking his mind. We need more of that in BMX…
1:55 – We choose a background
5:23 – Cory has a job?
10:10 – Not trying at recent events
13:22 – Aitken/Mirra Influence
18:50 – The state of dirt
21:25 – “As soon as you win a contest, you’re a victim of your own success.”
23:17 – The pinnacle of Cory’s career
25:40 – Cory has a man crush on Dennis Enarson
28:35 – Cory plays “Name That Pro” (he wouldn’t take the money after the show was over)
34:43 – Stephen Murray ten years later
40:12 – Cory talks about Mirra’s death for the first time publicly
44:45 – Scotty Cranmer
48:00 – Being a professional rider for 20 years
50:20 – Lack of personality in BMX
51:36 – Instagram Q&A
1:00:00 – Cory’s rather solid philosophy on Instagram” – Ride BMX