We all know downhill has its own unique viewing appeal to the videos produced by the trick skaters. Some people say that raw runs are the way of the future with downhill, many people still feel as though the 2.5 min long skate part still gets it done right. Though what is the best downhill video? Do we want videos that display the skills of the skater or the photographer? Do raw runs really show that the skater is as
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“The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.” - Henry David Thoreau (Interesting note: Bustin Board’s Will Royce was doing geological work for his university on the same rocks in Utah and realized it could be skated back in 2011) From the Loaded Press Release for the
Troy Yardwaste and Jackson Shapiera skate from the top of a mountain down to the beach in Southern California and it looks amazing! Troy gets a guard rail all up in his personal space – close call! Click here to watch the video on Skatehousemedia.com
PCA team rider Brian Bishop on dawn patrol with Evan Bourcier. Great slow motion and a beautiful sunrise showcasing the denim PCA Crash Pants.
San Diego East Coast transplant Seth Brown is the star of Comet’s new video for the their latest release, The Manifest. The design was crowd sourced from the skate community, and represents the style of board and riding that is currently prevalent in the community. Such a cool idea Comet, and great choice on the test pilot!
The classic Kryptonics Wheels are back and the company is completely relaunched but with plenty of heritage on the mind. Check out this series of videos with some of the pioneers of downhill. Episode 1: Dave Hackett, Jack Smith, Jim Goodrich, and Mark Richards recall the early days of Kryptonics and the wheel that helped changed skateboarding.
From the one and only Jeff Budro: I got to sit down recently with Dhanni from Spike TV’s Playbook 360 and talk about skateboarding.. Now we just need them to start covering our races, starting with Angie’s Curves next year. Watch AJ Haiby and Jeff Budro talk about the history and future of skateboarding
Comet just released a new edit of Jared Henry, an Arkansas native, skating around Asheville, NC. Check it!
Brian and the Original Crew headed out to Woodward East for a couple days to skate and film a video. It will be released soon on the Original Youtube Channel. In the meantime check this awesome POV Brian did for the News Desk!
Brock Newman made this beautiful edit of Mike Fitter for SKOA trucks. The slow-mo product shots are choice! It’s not often we see such a clean & simple downhill edit that doesn’t feel like the same thing we’ve seen a thousand times… Go “like” Newman Productions on facebook