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Accomplishments / Contributions
Some of Dave's significant accomplishments and contributions to the sport are:
I don't have much on Vander's race days. This photo is from a race
in france on the '84 Skyway tour where we did shows. Vander threw on
a freewheel and jumped in the action for some fun.
- Invented Vanderoll
- Invented Bar Endo
- Invented Tail Tap
- Could even do a Table Top Bunny Hop!
- Vanderoll voted best trick in ABMX (UK) 1985
- Vander voted 5th most popular rider in ABMX (UK) 1985
- Setup First Pro Ramp Jam
- Setup First Pro Ramp Series
- Setup First Pro Streetstyle Contest
- First person to compete pro in BMX Racing and Freestyle.
- Sponsored for skateboarding and BMX at the same time.
- Competed: A-Pro Racing, Expert Skateparks, Pro Ramp, Pro Ground, Pro Street, GPV
- Curb Dogs video was the only BMX Freestyle Video at Blockbuster for a long time...
- Curb dogs voted 5th most popular team in Freestylin's NORA cup - Highest placing for a non-factory team.
- Only BMX freestyle rider in Time magazine.
Stylin' on some Belgium dirt in 1984.