✇ THE UNION TAPES ✇ EPISODE 11 FEATURING MIKE CANNING
"We believe the UK needs BMX podcasts so we threw the hat in and interviewed the riders who were actually there. We’ll aim for one a month and see where it takes us? Enjoy."
In this episode:
"Mike Canning was one of the guys who caught the media spot light as BMX was well and truly going down the pan popularity wise. A start in racing, he quickly moved into Freestyle with a bunch of like mindedfriends around his home and they gained a reputation as a scene to watch,starting out on backyard quarters and jumping at the local tracks Mike appearedin an issue of BMX Action bike in 86 in the ‘ Zoid' feature, along side NickPhillips. At this point Mike had just scored a ride for Dyno with the hot shop of that time-Mud machine, which later evolved into M-zone. We get into whatturned into a turbulent relationship with those guys. Then got a ride in theSkyway team, we get into the conflict of riding for that team, shooting picswith Windy for Freestylin magazine, uk feature. The BFA circuit. BMX beatappearance, worlds contests, various shows, Vert comps and Circus jobs riding span his time up till 91 when he made a return to the events of the UK BMX world and continued his path of destruction on Vert and dirt contests. Mikes powerful bike riding all out approach to riding, the Can can lookback jump, and how does no one else do it? Theres a lot to cover in this one. It's long and insightful."