Pharrell Williams and Nigel Sylvester Discuss BMX Culture | Video

By - March 11th, 2014

When it comes to stereotypes of BMX riders, they are still very misunderstood compared to other popular extreme sports, such as skateboarding, motocross, and snowboarding. However, the masses are starting to embrace the culture, largely attributed to BMX riders that expand beyond their normal circles. Nigel Sylvester is a veteran in the game, who is helping to change the perception of the sport. Red Bull caught up with Sylvester and Pharrell Williams, investor of Brooklyn Machine Works who also sponsors Sylvester, for a quick chat on the state of BMX culture and where it is headed.

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Adrian Blackwell
Adrian Blackwell

Remembers being one of a few Black BMX'ers in the 80's... glad to see the young bruthas carrying the tradition.