Video: Miniflipmonday Power Hour With Tom van Steenbergen and Matt Jones

Sep 2, 2013
by Lars Veenstra  
Views: 32,791    Faves: 547    Comments: 16

I've know Tom van Steenbergen for quite a while. Before he and his older brother Bas moved to Kelowna, they used to live, and ride, in the Netherlands. And I used to ride with them. Back then, their riding wasn't as crazy as it is now, but once their talent got the chance to evolve in the mountain biking heaven that is British Columbia, good things started to happen. Fast forward three years, and the name Van Steenbergen should ring a bell or two to the regular Pinkbike visitor. Tom really made a name for himself last year by doing a huge frontflip no-hander and winning Crankworx Best Trick in the process.

A few weeks ago, I finally got the opportunity to make the trip to Canada. After a great week at Crankworx and a few days in Kelowna, we headed to the Bearclaw Invitational where we met up with UK slopestyle rider Matt Jones and his girlfriend. After 'Clawworx' we couldn't resist to stop by Whistler for a few days and session the Air Dome. Tom and Matt were killing it, and soon we came up with the idea to create a 'power hour' video. I loved the idea, and thanks to Tom and Matt's amazing riding, I think we created a video where we can all be proud of.

Looking back at this edit I can barely believe they did all those tricks in an hour, but somehow these two guys pulled it off. No pause, no time to relax, just an hour of landing one banger trick after the other.

Tom doing what he's known for. Apart from his huge signature frontflips, this kid can do miniflips like no one else.

#miniflipmonday. Enough said.

Mr. Jones is not only an amazing rider, but also a genuinely nice guy. His great sense of humor can light up almost every situation and even after a bad crash he just can't stop smiling.

Matt getting those flip barspins dialed.

Brandon Semenuk was also in attendance, playing around on his bmx bike and enjoying some time off after two well deserved wins at Red Bull Joyride and the Bearclaw Invitational.


  • 79 8
 i'd like to miniflip her,
  • 11 4
 who wouldn't
  • 47 3
 ricky martin/the gay community
  • 6 10
flag faceplantkid (Sep 2, 2013 at 1:37) (Below Threshold)
 but apart from that
  • 6 10
flag scottchris (Sep 2, 2013 at 2:10) (Below Threshold)
 #allthelads.....and Rosie Couzins!!!!!!
  • 23 2
 I think she'd prefer to miniflip Matt
  • 13 5
 matt is a lucky guy finding a girl that hot in England
  • 16 3
 Id like to have a power hour with her.
  • 12 4
 thats his girlfriend rosi man , have some respect....
  • 7 4
 Ya just because she's hot doesn't mean u can say what u wana do with her keep that to you self
  • 10 1
 No no I meant biking....
  • 2 0
 True that TayTay
  • 3 0
 i would + prop you JamesNorco but its at 69
  • 39 2
 I liked the part where he did the flip.
  • 5 7
 Which one? The front one or the back one?
  • 17 0
 That one off of the jump
  • 3 4
 That frontflip to manual at 1:10 was mental. I think he kinda want to do that manual...^^
  • 8 1
 Y cant they just get his name right its SteezeBerg
  • 5 0
 after seeing tom ride in person at the airdome he's got to be one of my new favourite slopestyle riders
  • 6 1
 super stoked.............VOD
  • 9 3
  • 6 1
 Method Man, Redman - Da Rockwilder , this song is awesome !
  • 3 0
 Crazy phenoms!!
  • 2 0
 Tom's shitfooted twhips...
  • 5 3
 that was so sick
  • 1 0
 Amezing riding, and an awesome video lars!
  • 1 1
 Such an awesome display of riding, and that's your comment? I'm embarrassed for you and for everyone else too tard.
  • 1 0
 Hup Holland hup! Vette film!
  • 1 0
 Sick riding
  • 2 3
 James Norco... Really? I'm guessing your like 13? If not, then I'm betting on retarded. Wow.
  • 2 2
 ill pour hour her !
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