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Matt Buyten's new backflip variations

Matt Buyten expands his flip repertoire with Stripper, Shaolin flips

Updated: April 25, 2012, 6:44 PM ET
By Doug Parsons

In a time in FMX when the things being done during backflips are at such a high level, it's easy to overlook how technical and dangerous the tricks can really be. For the fans, it's nothing short of breathtaking to watch these tricks performed at demos and contests. But for the pros, it's a ton of concentration and both physical and mental coordination. Matt Buyten has recently added two more flip bar tricks to his arsenal: the Stripper and Shaolin Flip. I recently had the chance to ...

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