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Greg Hill has still got it…

16 11 2008

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Back in the day, Greg Hill was the man in Pro BMX Racing. #1 plates, magazine covers, sports cars he lived the BMX dream. Outspoken, fast as the lightening on his lightening zap pads, he was the guy me and thousands of other BMX kids looked up to. He seemed larger than life at the time. Through the years, he left racing and got more involved in the industry side of things. In 1993, Greg and Harry Leary (another old school Pro) had a controversial interview in Ride magazine that basically called out the industry, and Chris Moeller (of S&M bikes) in particular, which made them look out-of-touch and a bit like crotchety old men. Despite this, Greg Hill has (and continues to) do a lot for the sport. He’s still an icon. That’s why I was kinda of stoked to stumble across this little gem on youtube…Greg Hill doing it for GHP and just smoking the 41-45 cruiser class.

And for all you young whippersnappers without any roots, maybe you should read this.

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5 responses

3 01 2010
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[…] 8. Back to the future Old school Pros showed that they still got it…look no further than icons Stu Thomsen and Greg Hill […]

27 03 2010
Greg Hill

Hey guy’s, thank you for the kind words, that interview was ridiculous, I think we were kind of set up and I took the bait..At any rate I am friends with Chris Moeller and we all say some stupid things now and again so I regret it but it is what it is..

BMX for life..Peace

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