Check out what went down at the 2017 Evals BMX Jam down in South Africa!
The scene down in South Africa is always doing something rad. The Evals BMX crew decided to wrap 2017 up on a high note by throwing a jam at the Thrashers Skatepark! Check out this dialed video they whipped up from the jam giving you a look at what went down, then check out some words and a photos that Colin Loudin put together!
Filmed by: Hann Jansen & Adrian Knoesen
Edited: Colin Loudon
“Evals Jam 2017 – There’s something special about end of year jams. They give you the opportunity to get together from around the country and connect before the holidays, look back on the year and conjure up ideas for new events and road trips. Jams like this make you leave with a smile on your face and add the kind of stoke that gets you excited for the new year ahead. Rico from Evals BMX, who is undoubtably one of the most dedicated guys to grace the South African BMX scene. Apart from being a badass rider himself, Rico runs a BMX shop and is really passionate about helping the local SA scene grow from the ground up. The open format jam and best trick/long jump challenges really got everyone on their bikes and sending it without the pressure of a normal contest environment.
It’s pretty safe to say Thrashers Skatepark got one hell of a hiding on the day…
A decent crew from out of town came through including Murray Loubser(Gaansbaai), Eric Garbers(Namibia) and Chiko M(Botswana).
It was cool to see these guys arrive at the park and shred it like it was their local in just a few minutes. Team Joburg/PTA were also in the house. Vincent Leygonie, Matt Duffy, Nathi Steeze, Jason Hood, Francois Bodenstein & Doran Mathewson went b-mode on the park like it was closing down. All these guys did something different, from savage gaps to using the back rails on the park.
Thanks also goes out to Monster Energy, Omnico and Skabanga Crew for backing Evals to make sure the vibe was great. If you’re reading this, hopefully it will inspire you to throw a jam of your own.
Check out the photo gallery and video to see what went down…” – Colin Loudon