GT Bicycles hit us with some news this morning that Jeff Z. has been named the new Team Manager for the GT BMX Freestyle program! As many of you probably noticed over the past few years that Jeff has been very involved with the brand tagging along on trips and shooting photos for the team, product and brand as a whole, so this was a natural progression that makes a ton of sense. Ben Ward has been juggling the team, along with the whole BMX product line and more, so we can only imagine how good things will be with Jeff and Ben working together to keep growing the GT BMX program. Below is the official press release to bring the news!
Mike Hinkens hit us with a link to the latest Imprimatur BMX podcast. This time around he caught up with Jeff Zielinski”>Jeff Zielinski to talk about riding, photography, working at Ride BMX, street riding and more. This was definitely filmed before Ride was shut down since there wasn’t any mention of Our BMX so I’d imagine Jeff might have a few other things and perspectives on a few things, but otherwise this is a real good listen. Hit play and take it all in!
“In this edition of the Imprimatur BMX Podcast, Mike Hinkens sits down with renowned BMX filmer, photographer, and rider Jeff Zielinski for an in-depth discussion of multiple topics, including: longevity in BMX, the origins and development of the East Coast street style, the tension between ramp and street as well as tech and gnarly, and the illegality of street riding as a whole.” – Imprimatur BMX
Denim Cox takes a ride in Jeff Z.’s Volvo!
It’s time to take a ride in the Volvo with Jeff Z.. This time around he catches up with BSD‘s Denim Cox to take a look at where he’s living, what he’s been up to from riding and traveling, talking about things he likes to build, filming, getting on BSD and much more. Take a look!
“Ride’s Jeff Zielinski has been producing content out of his tried and true vintage Volvo for years. You never know who he may be rolling with and it was only a matter of time before we got a camera in there. For our latest episode Jeff met up with Denim Cox in Huntington Beach. Denim went right to work handling business at a few local spots and then showed us his insane ender from Monster Mash before they headed out of town to hit more spots and have plenty of conversations along the way.” – Ride BMX
Grant Castelluzzo hops in Jeff Z.’s Volvo for an interview and some riding…
It’s that time again to take a ride in Jeff Z.‘s Volvo to get to know a rider. This time around he picks up Grant Castelluzzo to cruise around and check out a few spots, while Grant answers a bunch of questions from moving back to California, working for Wethepeople, riding for Madera and a bunch more. This is an interesting, laid back kind of interview, and it’s worth a watch. Take a peek!
“Ride’s Jeff Zielinski has been producing content out of his tried and true vintage Volvo for years. You never know who he may be rolling with and it was only a matter of time before we got a camera in there. For episode two of In The Volvo Grant Castelluzzo hops in for a day of driving around Long Beach checking out spots and discussing Grant’s Midwest BMX roots, his new role as the WeThePeople team manager, what it’s like filming with the WTP and Madera teams, and more…” – Ride BMX
The Antidote crew have been busy stacking clips for their full-length video and it looks like they’re getting closer to letting it drop! Here’s a short but sweet trailer that should get you excited for what’s to come!
“Trailer for the new Antidote full-length video. Featuring Marv, Tom Sanders, Shayn Steels, Tom Curtin, James Newrick, Jeff Zielinski, Nathan Williams and associates.
You cannot go wrong with some photos from Jeff Zielinski! Head over to the Ride BMX website to check out 21 unseen photos of his that are worth a look!
Ride BMX‘s Jeff Z made a trip over to the Primo warehouse for a session with Fit Bike Co.‘s Ben Lewis and Shawn McIntosh. Turns out Jeff’s photo skills transferred because he is pretty damn good with a video camera too! Check out both of these guys laying down some dialed moves on the flat rail setup!
“ tagged along with Shawn McIntosh and Ben Lewis to Primo recently to meet up with Aaron Brenner and session the flat rail for a bit. The session got heated pretty quickly, so I put down my bike and started filming.
Video By: Jeff Zielinski”