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FBM presents the Post-Apocolympics

FBM taps the spirit of the ghetto street jam for new event

Updated: September 10, 2012, 6:34 PM ET
By Brian Tunney

In 2002, Steve Crandall and the FBM BMX crew were producing bikes in the basement of a skatepark in Johnson City, N.Y. when the idea for the "Ghetto Street Jam" was born. The area surrounding the building they were housed in was a mess of post-industrial, rust belt waste, with no future prospects. It was also, not exactly rideable.

The FBM crew decided to apply a haphazard "ghetto" approach to the street jam obstacles. Starting with a car, they gathered scrap wood, various ...

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