Athletics was always “it.” When my peers were busy socializing or sneaking notes around class about their current crush, my crush was the rail setup I wanted to slide on my rollerblades later that week. [..]
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Flashback: Kaya Turski section by Brandon Negrete.
Music: The Boys – Independent Girl ; Modern English – Melt With You.
Road to Nowhere (2005) by Brandon Negrete: Full Video + Soundtrack Listing.
Featuring profiles of Chase Rushing, Sean Santamaria, Kaya Turski, Mike Lilly, Brenton Wheeler, Michael Collins and Micah Yeager.
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- Intro: The Jesus & Mary Chain – Never Understand.
- Title Sequence: The Shaggs – Wheels.
- Chase Rushing: The Cure – Im Cold (studio mix).
- Sean Santamaria 1: The Elite – My Confusion.
- Sean Santamaria 2: Velvet Underground – Im Sticking with you.
- Micheal Collins: Sonic youth – Teenage Riot.
- Kaya Turski 1: The Boys – Independent Girl.
- Kaya Turski 2: Modern English – Melt with you.
- Brenton Wheeler 1: T-Rex – Ride the white Swan.
- Brenton Wheeler 2: Count 5 – Psychotic Reaction.
- Mike Lilly 1: Wayne Newton – Danke Shae.
- Mike Lilly 2: Joy Division – The Kill.
- Friends: Guns n Roses – Mama Kin.
- Alex Broskow: The Misfits – Horror Business.
- Micah Yeager: The Clash – lost in the Supermarket.
- Credits: The Jesus & Mary Chain – Taste of Cindy.
- After Credits: Devo – Gates of Steel.
- Girl Tour: Go Go’s - This Town.
- Falls: Question Mark and the Mysterons - 96 Tears.
- Chase / Farmer: The Smiths - What difference does it make.
- Brenton Rough Draft: The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers.
- Super Secret Slow Mo: T-Rex - Ballrooms of Mars.
- Dan Liefeld: All Saints - Never Ever (after the mindgame ad).
Listing courtesy of Rollingvideos.com.
For those of you that don’t know who Kaya Turski is I’ll give a bit of background on her. At just 14 years old she turned ASA Pro, and continued to dominate Womens Rollerblading, street and park.
She would reach the podium in pro Men events, and put out street sections that would put most men to shame. At the age of 17 she discovered skiing (thanks to D-Structure selling both rollerblades and twin tip ski’s).
After working a job at two Subway locations she saved up just enough money to work on her skiing in Whistler. Within the year she signed her first pro contract. At age 28, she has now been a professional athlete for half of her life. […]