What does it mean to fly down 4,900 vertical feet of terrain, passing through flowing descents of alpine wildflowers, or the mystique of earthy, tangled roots that rise alongside berms, or the blinkered light that flashes through the deep forests before opening into the energy of the valley below? More importantly, how does it feel? “In The Zone” stems from a three-part online video campaign produced by Goldstein Productions that personifies the character of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park’s three riding zones and captures the journey through each.
It took over a 1000 tonnes of earth and months of man hours to build Sebastian Keep’s giant dirt quarter pipes. Boosting off a jump the height of two double decker buses, 12 of the best BMXers on the planet were invited to take part in an event that saw riders going higher than they’ve ever been before. From no handers to getting some serious air, watch all the spills and thrills from Quarter Master 2014 in this all-action edit.
The Sunshine Coast contingent came together for this one filmed by Nic Genovese. This family album features Brendan Howey, Kyle Norbraten, Dylan Dunkerton, Curtis Robinson, Logan Peat and Brandon Semenuk riding the buttery trails at the Coast Gravity Park, fresh loamy routes out of Brandon’s back yard, and some signature Coastal Crew builds.
Sam Ruttiman was competing in the ‘Toyota One Hit Wonder’ event in Thredbo, Australia, wearing only his skis and a helmet. As a male, skiing doesn’t usually rank too high on the list of activities you want to be doing in the nude. Apart from the risk of snow burns on the tenderest part of the male anatomy, there’s a grave reality of shrinkage if you wear your birthday suit in the snow. Sam Ruttiman however, gives zero f**ks about all that as you will soon see.
Ever wanted to be a video game hero? The world-renowned freerunner grew up on a diet of Prince of Persia and dreamed of defeating Jaffar and releasing his princess. Soon he was leaping scenery just like a real video game character might as a full-fledged parkour athlete, but he never actually became the 2D hero of his dreams – at least not until now!
‘Calcico Storico’ aka Gladiator Football, is a football game with deep historical roots taking place every June In Florence, Italy. Two teams of 27 men fight to get a ball over a 4-foot high fence at either end of the pitch. Four teams represent the four districts of the city, and the winners take home a cow!
Gamers looking forward to the launch of the new FIFA 15 game later this month on September 23rd in North America, September 25th in Europe and September 26th in the UK are sure to enjoy this new official commercial which has now been made available over on the YouTube website. FIFA 15 will be available to play on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC as well as the older generation Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and other platforms. Will you play it?
For the first time in more than two weeks, the Milwaukee Brewers were able to win two games in a row. Yet the only topic anyone was talking about was the beaning of Miami Marlins star Giancarlo Stanton, hospitalised after getting hit by a fastball from Mike Fiers. Stanton sustained multiple facial fractures, dental damage and cuts that needed stitches after being struck in a 4-2 loss to the Brewers.
Check out the latest snowboard film co-produced by Red Bull Media House featuring riders such as Gigi Rüf, Marco Feichtner, Kalle Ohlson, Sami Luhtanen, Manuel Diaz, Wojtek Pawlusiak, Fredrik Evensen, Maxim Balakhovskiy and Elias Elhardt as they journey around the globe, always on the hunt for the best snow, the biggest jumps, the gnarliest lines and the most unique features. From the streets of Russia and Canada, to the mystical forests of Japan; from the steepest mountains of India and Alaska to the endless possibilities of the European Alps; to the spiritual slopes of Greenland, they not only captured the action but also the sense of traveling.