Here’s one we dropped the ball on. The other day we checked out this video Kenan Harkin put out on his Youtube channel and we realized the post never actually got posted until now. Kenan caught up with BMX legend Jeff Crawn who was a rider that was definitely making some serious waves back in the day before he unfortunately ended up paralyzed after his forks had snapped in 1993. Kenan recently made a trip out to where Jeff is living these days to take a look at his crazy pond that he has turtles and fish in, talk about and take a look at his history in BMX and then we learn about his photography work that he took up after he had everything taken from him from the crash. This is amazing to watch and it’s a really good reminder of just why it’s so important to keep your bike dialed and be aware of your bike. Unfortunately when Jeff’s accident happened, quality of bikes were NOT anything like they are today. It’s a bummer, but it’s good to see Jef still finding something that keeps him progressing and motivated!
It’s always interesting seeing what pro riders get into after their BMX career ends. Today, GoPro dropped a video featuring Kenan Harkin giving us a little insight into his new career as a conservationist with animals. This talks a little it about his career in BMX and how it had influenced him even today. Watch as he plays with crocodiles, swims with sharks and more. Looks like he’s doing just fine off his bike to us!
“Kenan Harkin, a former professional BMX rider, has traded in his bikes for snakes. He now spends his days breeding and caring for reptiles at a sanctuary in Florida.
Brandon Calhoon “That’s What I’m Talkin Bout (Instrumental)”
William Ryan Fritch “Blunt” “Unsteady Hands” “Fire Starter”
Quasi Bonsai “Three Rivers””
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