Hello my name is Ricardo Lino and i’ve been skating for more then 30 years.
Over that time, i’ve been hearing a lot of people complain about the material, They can’t do tricks cause the skates dont let them do the tricks, the wheels and this and that… And they just stop skating.
Today i’m gonna show the skates aren’t the problem, the problem is in your head. This is the video you gonna show to your friends when they say the material doesn’t work for them.
Disillusioned with his life, Dr. John Kitchin abandons his career as a neurologist and moves to Pacific Beach. There, he undergoes a radical transformation into SLOMO, trading his lab coat for a pair of rollerblades and his IRA for a taste of divinity.
Winner of over a dozen awards, including: Best Short Documentary at SXSW, Best Short Documentary at the International Documentary Association Awards, Audience Award at AFI Docs, Audience Award at Ashland Independent Film Festival, Best Short Documentary at Sheffield Doc/Fest, Special Jury Prize at the Independent Film Festival Boston.
Director: Josh Izenberg. Producer: Amanda Micheli. Editor: Traci Loth. Director of Photography: Wynn Padula. Original Music: Nick Gage and Nate Sloan. Executive Producer: Neil Izenberg. Sound Design & Mix: Jeremiah Moore. Dialogue Editor: Max Hirtenstein. Color Correction: Robert Arnold. Animation: Alligator Planet. Visit Slomothemovie.com.
This is my first proper profile in 20 years of inline skating. It reflects the good times I had during skate sessions in 2012 and 2013. Hopefully you’ll enjoy watching this edit as much as I did making it. – Ruud Scheerens.