[News]

fmx heaven

FMX Heaven – The Best Of Schuieville

2 years ago

Matt Schubring is widely acknowledged as a pioneer of Australian Freestyle Motocross. His personal riding achievements cement him as one of the country’s most successful FMX athletes to date. However, his influence on the development of the sport stretches far beyond his own success on the bike. Over the past 10 years Schuie has provided an unrivalled riding environment and level of hospitality to the Australian FMX family that has helped developed the sport to where it is today in Australia.

While his riding definitely influenced development of FMX in Australia it was more so the facilities, enthusiasm and hospitality that Schuie showed the whole industry what has become known as Schuieville. Matt’s personal properties were turned into FMX theme parks and have been the scene of some of Australia’s most groundbreaking riding over the past 10 years.

Perhaps the most influential milestone at Schuieville was the construction of Australia’s first foam pit which opened the Australian FMX scene up to a world of new possibilities and progression. After the foam pit came the infamous 10 pack, a series of dirt jumps inspired by BMX, but applied to a massive scale for FMX.

The Schuieville compound has been host to a wide variety of FMX athletes from visiting international superstars like Nate Adams and Josh Hansen, to up and coming Australian riders who have now turned into international superstars like Blake “Bilko” Williams. While the dream may be over and the legend that is Schuieville draws to a close, its impact on FMX in Australia will be long lasting and remembered as the proving ground for what has been an amazing 10 years of progression.

Be the first to comment...

You might also like...

News

13 hours ago
SUNNY_CORNER

2014 Sunny Corner Trail Bike Ride

Purchase a ticket for the 2014 Sunny Corner Trail Bike Ride, taking place on September 13-14.

Galleries

14 hours ago
MXNATS_404

MX Nationals Gallery: Round 10 Coolum

Check out our 90-image gallery from the final round of the 2014 Monster Energy MX Nationals.

News

16 hours ago
enduro-x

2015 Australian Enduro-X Nationals

Dates for the 2015 InsureMyRide Australian Enduro-X Nationals have been released.

News

17 hours ago
scott2

Britnell Breaks East To West Record

Aussie rider, Scott Britnell, has travelled from Cape Byron to Steep Point in 72 hours and 10 minutes.

News

18 hours ago
2015_AMA_MX

2015 AMA Motocross Calendar

Check out the schedule for the 2015 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.

News

1 day ago
SUBS-EDM-ROTATOR

Father’s Day: Subscribe To Transmoto

Get Dad a 12-issue subscription to Transmoto Dirt Bike Magazine this Father’s Day.

Galleries

2 days ago
MELLROSS_VIDEO

Vote for Wolhuter & Mellross

Help Australians, Hayden Mellross and Luke Wolhuter, win the 2014 Racer X Amateur Film Festival.

Galleries

2 days ago
TOMAC_GOPRO

GoPro: Ken Roczen’s 450 Title Win

Jump on board with Ken Roczen as he clinches the 2014 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.