1. A Welsh Beast !


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    Highlights from a weekend of mountain biking in Wales at Coed Y Brenin trail center with our bike club "Dept 26". This edit is a few of the best bits from the trail called "The Beast". A 38.2km trail with a 1015m climb ! Filmed on GoPro HD and edited in Sony Vegas Pro 9. Music: Zion I - Coastin' ft K.Flay

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    • 1 Day at Haldon.


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      An edit from a fun day Mountainbiking at Haldon forest, Exeter, Devon, England in May 2010. Watch out for the mental farm dog attack at the end ! All filmed on my GoPro HD and edited through Sony Vegas Pro 9. Music: The Glitch Mob - West Coast Rocks.

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      • Sector 9 - Push! Don't Pollute


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        It always amazes me how sentimental we seem to become over things that serve absolutely no purpose in our lives. Faced with the prospect of deciding to dispose of them, suddenly we can't imagine our lives without them. "Sentimental property" by its very nature, it seems, only ever applies to things that have long since given up the ghost, in terms of practical application. I'm speaking in particular of the Athlone Cooling Towers, those large concrete eyesores on the N2: useless and outdated monuments to coal power. Mention that they're coming down, and people act as though it's 9/11 all over again. Several days before they were scheduled to be demolished, I was discussing the hype with some mates of mine when one of them, a skater, mentioned he'd always wished he'd skated inside one of the towers. Until now, it had never really occurred to me what the inside of the towers actually looked like, but a giant skate park was not exactly what first came to mind. Nonetheless, it gave me an idea - a couple of guys skating in a giant indoor arena, call it a day and skate over to a nearby bridge where they watch the towers, in which they had been skating only minutes before, come crashing to the ground. Naturally, it wouldn't be easy. We only had two days to shoot everything, and being Cape Town, weather is always a concern. Luckily, Sector 9 was really keen when we voiced our idea and was more than happy to help us out with boards. Finding skaters to get involved also wasn't a problem, and in no time at all we had a cast, ready to shoot. In many ways, the entire commercial hinged on one shot in particular, the shot of the skaters walking away from the towers, and with less than 24 hours to go before blast off, it was going to be tight. The shot of the guys sitting in the foreground, with the towers going down in the background was, obviously, also a pivotal scene and we really wanted this to feel real, so we didn't want to comp it into the shot in post. As is the case with most shoots, regardless of how carefully you dot the i's and cross the t's, something invariably will go wrong, and in this case, it was the towers that, famously, came down three minutes early! One of our cameras was being setup at the time and as result, completely missed all the action. Luckily, we were filming another viral ad at the same time with four cameras strategically placed around the tower, so we were able to get everything we needed. In order to shoot the skating shots, we rigged a Steadicam to a Segway. The guys from Camera Station were kind enough to let us use their Segway at very short notice. Thanks guys! The Segway worked really well in capturing the skaters’ world. It was important for me to have the shots where I could see the skaters constantly on the move as though I were one of them. We could also get up nice and close and squeeze into tight spaces, which we could not do with a tracking vehicle. For some of the more organic shots, I shot handheld, while skating on a Sector 9 skateboard, in order to get nice and low to the ground. It was a little tricky and risky, but in the end, the shots were well worth it. We decided to shoot the entire ad on a 5D and a 7D, but for the steadicam shots we had an EX3 ready to go on the steadicam, as we did not have the time to set up the 5D or 7D on the steadicam. It’s illegal to skate inside the towers and impossible to get in there, while they were prepping the explosives for the blasting, so we could not shoot the opening scene inside the cooling towers. Our solution was to shoot that scene in studio: fortunately we had another job already booked in the studio, which enabled us to get a few quick shots in with the Phantom HD Gold at 1000fps, but unfortunately for us we ran very overtime on the other shoot, so we didnt get what we needed. We changed the entire edit to be more of a montage to make more sense, but I think it turned out o.k. I hope you enjoy. Visit www.silverbullet.co.za for more information.

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          This video lesson from Whistler-based ZEP Mountain Bike Camps & Instructor Training, takes a look into the details behind the Downhill Body Position and how it ensures stability and balance to help improve your bike control and handling.

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          • TorresFree


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            • E-Rider - Short Version


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              My complete portfolio: www.alexklug.de E-Rider. Short Version (no forest included), designed for the Eurobike bicycle fair 2010 in germany. These are the first impressions of the E-Rider from Conway / german:A. Concept, Design, Animation and Typography. Typography: www.alexklug.de/​index.php?/​design/​typo---road/​

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              • Whistler Summer 2010


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                Group of guys, one summer in Whistler. Bike Park, Road trip to Mt Washington, Silverstar + Sun Peaks, Crank Worx, Canadian open, Squamish. Riders: Nick Wood, Chris Cockrill, Jamie Hoare, Charlie Collins, Leon Falconer, Chris Gray, Tom Lamb, Alex Purple Poyner, Jack Noy, Daniel Norton, Sam Boardman, Kris Atkinson, Cam Johnson, Tobias Pantling Music: "Home" - Edward Sharpe and the Magentic Zeros, "Science of Fear" - The Temper Trap, "Blues from Down Here" - TV on the Radio, "Cigarettes in the Theatre" - Two Door Cinema Club

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                • A powder day with a crash


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                  A short movie of our ski session on 04.12.2010 Powder was on Männlichen and the slope on Kleine Scheidegg. We filmed with 2 GoPro HD cams. One was mounted on my helmet an the other one a colleague mounted on his head with the Head Strap by GoPro Mount.

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                  • Trilho das Pontes...Sintra 04/12/2010


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                    Trilho da Pontes prontinho e arranjado graças ao nosso grande MMM Broeiro...

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                    • El cami de portell estret


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                      "El cami de portal estret" is my favorite single track just above my hometown in the eastern Pyrenees. A fun, consistent, technical, trail.

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