Muito bom, ouçam o Scott Bentley e vejam o que ele fez. Com o Mark Mulville, Riley Jordan e mais uma maltinha a dar uso à obra de arte do Scott. Uma coisa assim no jardim, para aqueles finais de tarde…uma maravilha!
“Scott Bentley is one of my oldest friends. Although he’s always skated, his connection to the Tampa bmx scene has historically been tight. In the mid 90’s, Scott moved away after we graduated from high school. Then moved back to Tampa to open his own salon about 15 years ago. And decided, recently, after getting fed up with the politics of local public skateparks, to build his own.”– Matt Coplon
Antes de mais, aconselho-vos muito a verem isto!! São 15 minutos muito bons de se ver, com o Matt Priest e o Lima Eltham, juntamente com o Andrew ‘Inch’ Thomson, numa trip pela Nova Zelândia. Certamente, depois de vermos este vídeo, chegamos à conclusão que seria uma viagem de sonho. Repito, agora no fim, vejam mesmo isto. Tão bom!
“This trip had been talked about for a while, injuries had stopped it the year before but timing this year worked out perfectly. Martyn Tambling hit myself (Lima) and Matt Priest up just before Christmas asking about out future plans. It just so happened he would be in Queenstown the same time we were in New Zealand. This worked perfectly for us and we actually had some sort of very rough schedule. Inch, Priest and myself flew into Auckland and were greeted by Craig Stevens, him and George Bolter drew spots on our pull out map. The plan was to drive to Queenstown and back again, navigating the spots and scenery on the way down and back up. It honestly worked pretty perfectly, well except I broke my elbow in Queenstown, and Inch lost his wallet and passport at every opportunity, but pretty much perfect.” – Lima
Podia estar aqui a escrever muito, sobre o Corey. No entanto, vou deixar apenas a citação do que escreveram no site da digbmx. Uma coisa é certa, a seguir a isto vale bem a pena relembrar a parte dele no video da Federal “Trafaelio”.
Já agora, caramba a United já vai com 10 aninhos! E parece ainda que vai sair também uma compilação como esta, do parceiro de team do Corey, o Nathan Williams. Já foi muita conversa, siga, vejam mas é.
“Some riders just have ‘that thing’ and Corey Martinez is one of those few people. Celebrating the end of his tenth year as a non-stop part of the United family, T-Nez has done it all – numerous epic video sections, NBD’s, and trips throughout the world and all with that fun loving attitude. Corey has been there with United since day one and this video celebrates their unity. If ever there was a model for a true professional, it has to be this guy. Recall and enjoy some of his finest moments. All hail T-Nez!”
Maltinha, estamos a duas semanas do evento do ano. Dia 17, na Praça Dom João 1, no Porto com um circuito montado para o efeito e com muitas surpresas pelo meio. Além de tudo isto, vai haver um autocarro a sair de Lisboa que está incluído no pacote #streetnopark. Este pacote incluí a viagem, estadia em hotel e pequeno-almoço para que no Domingo esteja tudo fresco para ir streetar pelas ruas do Porto.
Desta vez é a parte do Jeff Kocsis, do filme da United – “Still United”, que está online durante 48 horas. Aproveitem para ver, tal como a parte do Christian Rigal, esta também vale bem a pena!! Já tinha saudades de ver andamento assim deste gajo, sempre curti do andamento dele. Cliquem na foto e são redireccionados para o site da DIG. Enjoy!
A DIGBMX carregou este vídeo tributo ao Brian Histand cheio de velocidade e grandes gaps! Deixo-vos em baixo um pequeno relato do Sean Burns em relação à edição deste vídeo e da sua convivência com o Brian. Vale a pena ler.
“When elders speak of young deaths as a shame, I find it contradicting when it comes from someone who has barely left the state they were born in. Brian Histand died young. Yet Brian lived a life more exciting than millions who have lived over seventy five. The details of Brian’s missing time period and death I will leave out of detail. Brian is gone now and the focus is on the things that he did positive when he lived. Which was nearly
everything that he did. It is rare that I meet a human who is constantly so optimistic that in any situation or circumstance.. they are laughing through all of it. Even during times of pain and misfortune, Brian was laughing. There were times that I feared for Brian’s life in which quickly turned into him making a joke about how much he must have just looked like claymation whilst crashing. I traveled with Brian off and on for four to five years. Never once did I see him take a negative route for any situation. Not to mention he was a constant comedian. No matter the time or pla
ith threats of a swinging sledge hammer and he bursted into tears laughing at the guy. Normally I would have imagined it would increase the dangers of the situation but in this case it led to the sledge hammer freak to chill out and laugh about it too. Perhaps there was an extended energy with Brian that induced people to chill out. I can’t say I ever met anyone that was mad at Brian. Truly or even remotely upset with him. The energy he splattered into the BMX world was the same style. I never met anyone that hated on his riding. He was super talented and could do any trick really that he wanted to learn yet he wanted to do what rocked his socks off… Jump big shit! He was such a fan of fast, loose, and exhilarating riding. He wanted to find the next big set up. The next big bongo launcher that he could sail off of. If you take into account some of the things he’s done and saw the run ups in person you would totally understand that he is one of the craziest BMXers to have existed thus far. That could be my personal opinion but if you have seen a handful of the spots he has accomplished and attempted in person.. you’d know there are not many that would pursue the same.
The video I put together of Brian is a combination of footage from Bone Deth road trips. From Surfin’ for the Ugly Broads DVD, to the rotten video, gypsy tour, and many more. Mostly shot by myself, Dean Dickinson, Ryan Navazio, and Dave Krone. There is a ton more footage of Brian out there. From his Tempered edits, to the Yo guy DVD and more. But this footage consists of the time that I traveled with Brian.
I will never forget the day I rode face first into a steel telephone pole nearly knocking myself out because I had just watched Brian do a 360 bunny hop table so flat that i lost concentration and magnetized to the nearest pole with my face. Still to this day I have never seen anyone bunny hop table 360 straight off the ground so good. That Histand hop will be ringing in my brain forever. The pain included I do not even regret. I hope this video gives a slight glimpse into Brian’s madness and positivity. A truly great rider and great friend.… a deadman before death.. and now forever. RIP BRIAN HISTAND.” – Sean Burns.