64 episodes

Home of the Podcast of www.imprimaturBMX.com -- A forum for the analytical discussion of BMX culture and politics.

imprimaturBM‪X‬ Mike Hinkens

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 39 Ratings

Home of the Podcast of www.imprimaturBMX.com -- A forum for the analytical discussion of BMX culture and politics.

    043: BMX Breakdown: Boxpalm – The Intersection of BMX, Art, Cultural Commentary, and Fun (2020)

    043: BMX Breakdown: Boxpalm – The Intersection of BMX, Art, Cultural Commentary, and Fun (2020)

    In this episode of the ImprimaturBMX Podcast Mike Hinkens talks with Albert Mercato about his passion project: Boxpalm. What started as an anonymous and personal outlet has blossomed into a positive and witty artistic “brand,” anchored in insightful puns paired with straightforward art and appearing on the internet, on clothing, and even on a signature bike.

    Listen to get inspired and then check out the project at instagram.com/boxpalm and/or www. boxpalm.com

    • 39 min
    042: BMX Breakdown: Micah Kranz – Stunt Shows and Their Place in BMX Culture (2020)

    042: BMX Breakdown: Micah Kranz – Stunt Shows and Their Place in BMX Culture (2020)

    In this episode of the ImprimaturBMX Podcast Mike Hinkens talks with Micah Kranz, the voice of 1000’s of BMX stunt shows all over the world since the late 1990’s. Be it announcing core BMX events, hyping up kids at school shows, or being the ringmaster of the infamous Nitro Circus, Micah always has something to say. They talk about the ins and outs of the “show-side” of BMX culture, the Olympics, and much more.

    • 1 hr 33 min
    041: BMX Breakdown: Russell Wadlin – BMX Smorgasbord (2020)

    041: BMX Breakdown: Russell Wadlin – BMX Smorgasbord (2020)

    In this episode of the ImprimaturBMX Podcast Mike Hinkens talks with Russell Wadlin—OG Oklahoma trick innovator—about a slew of in-the-weeds topics. From “eras” in your riding to intentional trick selection, from design-based principles to life lessons, and from what it means to be “pro” to BMX compared with professional basketball, they dive deep on things you always wondered about (as well as things no one cares about).

    • 1 hr 11 min
    040: BMX Breakdown: Dillon McClain and The Hardcopy BMX Archive (2020)

    040: BMX Breakdown: Dillon McClain and The Hardcopy BMX Archive (2020)

    In this episode of the ImprimaturBMX Podcast Mike Hinkens talks with Dillon McClain about his ambitious project to collect every BMX DVD ever made. From challenges in attaining them to fun facts to life lessons learned, they talk about 18 years of BMX history through the lens of the hardcopy artifacts our culture produces.

    Make sure to check out his account over at www.instagram.com/hardcopy_bmx_archive.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    ImprimaturBMX Special Update – What’s Happening With Project Spoke (2020)

    ImprimaturBMX Special Update – What’s Happening With Project Spoke (2020)

    In this special update episode, Mike Hinkens sat down with Justin Schwanke of Project Spoke to check on the progress of Project Spoke as well as the effect that the Corona Virus Epidemic has had on it. They discuss where Justin has been, who he has worked with, wild stories, challenges, and inspirations, and also what’s next.

    Project Spoke is partnering with OurBMX.com and imprimaturBMX.com for both original content creation as well as hosting the final project.

    Make sure to keep an eye out on those platforms as well as at instagram.com/projectspoke and projectspoke.com.

    • 46 min
    039: BMX Breakdown: Ryan Corrigan – Ramps, Riding, and Real Life (2020)

    039: BMX Breakdown: Ryan Corrigan – Ramps, Riding, and Real Life (2020)

    In this episode of the ImprimaturBMX Podcast Mike Hinkens talks with renowned ramp builder Ryan Corrigan all about ramps, living a BMX life through the mid-school era, giving back to BMX, and more.

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

VVAtzinger ,

An astounding cultural gem.

If you were involved with BMX during any of it’s eras I urge you to listen to this thought-provoking and endlessly interesting podcast. The cultural anthropology surrounding this subculture has never been properly looked at in any meaningful way and this podcast is attempting to do the impossible— explain and investigate how the various disciplines called BMX have developed and what it all might mean.

Niftydriftyproductions ,

Excellent topics

The topics brought up in this podcast are highly important topics for the bmx community to learn about and know. It’s pretty politically based but knowing how the community functions will not only entertain you but it will deepen your roots in the bmx community. I highly recommend it.

PnwJared24 ,

Bmx

Raw and to the point bmx, I feel this is needed in bmx.

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