Jason Lee getting back to his roots.
           

Jason Lee getting back to his roots.

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    With brands worldwide humping the shit out of "stories" to cunningly vie for our attention.  Some of them fail miserably, while others, like this Leica campaign, do a better job at telling more credible stories whilst plugging their wares. Here’s the latest Arto Saari ‘Let us Roam’ episode.  

  • The Beast from the East, Damon Bradshaw.  This dude kicked a lot of arse in the early 90s when he burst into the pro moto scene. Business up front, party in the back…
               

    The Beast from the East, Damon Bradshaw.  This dude kicked a lot of arse in the early 90s when he burst into the pro moto scene. Business up front, party in the back…

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    We don’t know anything about this band other than they are friends of a friend and this song should have 2 million + listens instead of 2000. Crank up the volume and get this treat down your ear holes.

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    As a filmmaker, ex-BMXer and occasional bystander to some incredible riding, the most interesting part for me now is the phycology, camaraderie, and banter that happens before, after and around the physical act of the “trick”.

    I appreciate BMX (or skateboarding) is a tough, judgemental audience riddled with A.D.D, but I think its a shame so much of this good stuff goes undocumented within the rigid “trick porn” framework. 



    With that in mind, I found this extended version of Jimmy Levan's classic Church Gap an interesting breath of fresh air - even if it did happen over 10 years ago.

    Guess thats why I’m a sucker for Epic Laterd too. Patrick and the crew do a great job telling the stories of the skaters and the their epic video parts. A good example is the vid below, where a shrink gets to the bottom of Andrew Reynolds amusing pre-trick madness and OCD…

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