Sorry I didn’t call you back. We’ve been working on this project for a couple of years. Talk soon.
I directed/wrote/edited/shot this funky cold medina with my boy, Ricki Bedenbaugh, shooting right beside me. I came on board as the set was already being built and then, yeah, did the damn thing. Defy hooked it up with an epic stabilizer. Check them out and don’t watch this behind-the-scenes piece that I’m terribly embarrassed by.
I did a little write up for Sony on their insane 4K upgrade for the NEX-FS700. It’s on their blog if you want to click here and listen with your eyes to me talk about cameras for awhile. There are some rad photos too. Big thanks to Sony, SmallHD, and Cinevate for coming through with some gear.
It’s baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack! This season of Sheckler Sessions we’ve got my boys Zered Bassett, Bobby Worrest, Justin Brock and more lurking hard as hell. For a list of the episodes, click here with your hands or feet.
I was fortunate enough to capture the souls of Eric Koston, Rune Glifberg, Ryan Sheckler, and Curren Caples in one of my favorite places on the planet, Australia. Kirk Dianda, Tim Irwin, and I headed to Oz with Oakley with 3 Red Epics and tried to capture some awesome for you blood-thirsty savages.
They did a rad job on the site and to properly appreciate the experience, I recommend viewing the feature here:
Waterfalling a Brazilian beer standing on top of the largest waterfall in the world. Foz do Iguaçu in Brazil is breathtaking. You just have to see it to believe it. Insane. Felipe Gustavo and I went to his hometown and the capital of Brazil, Brasilia, after Foz. I never ate so much in my life. That dude is going to be 600 pounds someday. I’ll probably be sitting next to him, at 700 pounds. The food tour was awesome and the skating was the same as it ever was. Almost got attacked by wild monkeys too.
Hyped on my new relationship with ESPN. I’ll be pumping out 10 Pro Series videos with Ryan Sheckler this year. Stay tuned. Shot on Red Epic. Additional footage provided by Kirk Dianda and Tim Irwin from Oakley In Oz.
I’ve grown fond of this place! It’s my third time here. Cafe Xperience gave me own menu item and I had no idea. Epic! They threw me a going away party too and Linda made me a cake with monkeys on it since my Chinese name is 猴子 (Hóuzi), which means monkey.
We had a blast like always. Some Chinese kid wrote a note in permanent marker on a ledge for the Plan B team to call him and left his full name and phone number. The ledge is in front of a nice college. Gnarly.
Our guide, Pappa, was incredible. No English. Funkiest teeth you’ll ever see. Handles business like a pro. Walks around the hotel in his robe and is constantly fucking with everyone. Great guy. Psycho.
I came up with the concept, directed, shot, and edited this bad boy.
Additional shots by Dario Rezk.
Original music by Danny Way. <- How cool is that?
Network A wanted to use a new interactive video player and incorporate skateboarding. Plan B was the team of choice and I was approached to direct. I came up with this concept and the rest is history. Have fun playing with our half skate video, half video game thingy.
This was my intro to the acting world and I nailed it. If I would have stayed on track, I’d probably be on the set of Fast & Furious 6 or something. I’m stoked to be in the video for a song rad enough that Wade Speyer skated to it. If you’re having trouble recognizing me, I’m the quarterback fetus with the giant head.
I will be quoting Pete Weber today, tomorrow, and everyday there after.
Yes! God damn it, yes!
That is why I did it! I… number 5! Are you kidding me!? That’s right!
Who do you think you are!? I am!
Damn it, right!
Sheckler Sessions has landed!