Dave’s is one of the original riders from the 80’s with over three and a half decades of traveling the world sharing his passion and love for BMX and Flatland.
Dave, also know as “Gumbee”, brings his originality, showmanship and enthusiasm to every contest, jam, show, class and performance he attends. He is a true master and the creator of many old school flatland tricks such as; the NourieStand, Miami-Hopper Spin, Gumbee, Yogi-Go-Around, Pterodactyl, and Organ-Grinder to name just a few.
To this day, Dave continues to foster and create new tricks to share with the world. It’s no surprise Dave won the People’s Champion title of Master of Creativity in 2019. Dave has carved out a spot in the Flatland world as a BMX Legend, and he continues to ride, teach and share BMX with the world. With the help of his sponsors; Hoffman Bikes, Deco, Haro, Reklamation Bikes, IGI BMX, Vans, and Flatland Fuel.
Dave is living out his mission to grow BMX and share his life lessons through bike lessons by working diligently in his community and abroad offering, classes, after-school programs and creating Gumbeeland, a Pop-up Bike Park, “where riders go from curious to confident.”