Posts Tagged ‘oldschool’
With all your favourite pros. Section of Chris Haffey at 16:00. Also featuring the famous leap of faith slam with Ian Brown (24:35).
Bonus: Ian Brown vs the Leap of Faith (2000) by Jan Welch
Song: Pink Floyd – Wish You Were. 2012 Repost.
In 2000, Ian Brown from Australia attempted to jump the now infamous “leap of faith” in San Diego for his first and last time.
Unlike everyone before and after him he did not jump the “leap of faith” by simply acid dropping over the top of the rail.
Ian tried to clear the first set and the part of the flat before going over the rail.
He did not have enough speed and hit the rail with his lower back while rotated 180. This edit was made and never released.
It was supposed to appear in United Front 2: Trash (2004) as a bonus section but there was not enough space left on the Dvd to include it.
Bryan Bell‘s late 90s video “My Daily Routine” is a certified classic. It’s the perfect place to kick off a column about blade treasures from the past.
“My Daily Routine” looks exactly like what it is, a bunch of friends going out and fucking around with a video camera. It makes skating look like a lot of fun and doesn’t take itself too seriously. It is full of shots filmed with poorly-sized fisheye lenses, lines on small ledges and benches, 360s off of curbs, graffiti, break dancing, booty shakin, boozing, fights, enough mushroom blading to make those guys from Vancouver proud, homemade bombs, and plenty of other shit to make your mom upset that she bought it for you.
All of that B-roll helped keep the video interesting and added to the flow of it. It was always a favorite of my friends that didn’t blade… […]
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Full Video: Playlist on Youtube. With sections of Louis Zamora, Eric Schrijn, Josh Petty, Champion Baumstimler, Bryan Bell & more.
A film by Evan Stone and Craig Caryl.