It is a tentpole trick combo in the world of BMX, and after many attempts that didn't go well at all, Kurtis Downs showed up at the first-ever Nitro World Games in 2016 knowing that even though he'd never landed it, the backflip quadruple whip would be his Hail Mary trick -- all or nothing on his last run of the competition. The rest is literally history.
Shop name: Pusher BMX Location: Denver, Colorado, USA. Years in business: 10 Best year yet: 2020 Worst year yet: 2012
2020 has been, well, different. When did Covid-19 turn up and start influencing your business? Pusher BMX: Covid hit about March here but had been creeping in since January 2021.
Did you take any action from the start or were you thinking this would be over in a few weeks? Pusher BMX: We knew this wasn't going to end any time soon. We took the normal precautions that were recommended or ordered and just hoped for the best.
Now, being in this situation for many months, how did you manage to keep your business rolling? Pusher BMX:Bike shops were considered essential business and for that reason along with a massive influx of new riders, covid has forced people to become active again and find something to fill the void in their lives. So, from a sales point of view we rolled right along with it all. BMX finally came out on top.