Video: A Father's Legacy

Sep 3, 2013 at 10:54
Sep 3, 2013
by Anthill Films  
 
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Paul Morrison has two loves: action sports photography and his son, pro mountain biker, Ian. This is what happens when Father and son bring their skills together in Whistler, BC, the land that has inspired and shaped them both. Although Ian's chosen career path isn't what most people would consider conventional, Paul could not be more proud that his son is pursuing his dreams.




bigquotesIan wasn't the quickest off the training wheels, but he was doing jumps on training wheels. He's been like that his whole life. - Paul Morrison




bigquotesWe've been doing it so long now it's almost second nature, I have a similar eye for a photo. If I say I'm going to turn right there, he can pick up on it right away. - Ian Morrison


bigquotesFor Ian, doing the things he loves, that's all a parent can ask for really. - Paul Morrison

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47 Comments

  • + 74
 I have passion to have my kids do their chores without being asked.
  • + 6
 i wish i had a dad Frown
In fact i wish i had parents
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  • + 41
 wish my dad was still alive
  • + 40
 I feel for ya bud, my grandfather recently passed away and he was such a big father figure in my eyes. F**k you cancer
  • + 12
 That's rough guys. Wish I even knew who mine was... so I could deck him.
  • + 4
 Sorry bro. In my opinion if any guy out there who has a kid with a women and doesn't have the balls to at least be part of the kids life should at least get a fist to the jaw. Hope you get the chance.
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 Jealous, my dad was a well known journalist here in Melbourne and could have wrote a great article about my riding. My father passed while I was living in Kelowna, riding my bike, the Australian dream. Ironically and tragically, my father was run off the road while on a motorbike and died of brain hemorrhaging before he got to hospital. a phone call from my mother I wish never happened. Ian, treasure your dad while you've got him. and RIP to my dad, Stephen Allan Waldon
  • + 4
 Really sorry bro,don't know what I would do without my dad. We each have our own cross to bear which is why God gave us mountain biking to ease the load a bit.
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  • + 20
 damn he's fast nice vid, i bet it's cool to be able to share your son's/father's passion for something together
  • + 2
 Sick video and ridiculously fast riding
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  • + 21
 Why does everyone think my Dads are gay?
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  • + 7
 Great video, seen Ian in some other videos, as well as rippin it up in the park, and just hanging out in the village, seems like a cool guy. I can only dream about riding like Ian, so thanks to Paul I can enjoy amazing edits like this. Thanks for sharing a little behind the scenes action here Paul and Ian, this is my pic VOD.
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  • + 9
 Man that triple @1:46 was insanely fast. Rad riding.
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  • + 5
 I was lucky to ride with Ian at SGC for several days! He's such a sick guy and an amazing coach! Great to see this edit and Ian deserves more notice, he knows the bike park better than anyone! Sick edit!
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  • + 3
 Lucky kid and dad to share each others passion together this way.

Couldn't get my kids into biking as much as I tried without being too pushy. Now one of my twin daughters at 17 is asking to try out mtb on simple trails to see what it's like. Smile She also wants to try the pump track at my work.
Cross my fingers and hope she gets hooked.
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  • + 6
 This is just the thing my dad would laugh at
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  • + 2
 every time i see when parents follow,back up,get behind their children in what ever it is they want to do this makes me happy .
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  • + 2
 what's the title of the second song? killer tune! music choice for this video was spot on!
  • + 2
 yeah would like to know that, too.
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  • + 2
 Martin Brodeur (NHL goalie legend)
and his dad share the same type of passion.
Gotta love it
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  • + 1
 nice edit ! Every kid would like a father like that the only point Iam pretty sure the father could save some time using Lightroom 5 instead of Polaroid Smile
  • + 1
 man shooting in film is an art form
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  • + 1
 Its nice to learn about the ones that we need to actually see these amazing edits
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  • + 1
 What an animal! I like the angle of story telling, how a way of living is passed down from father to son.
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  • + 3
 Stunningly fast! Smile
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  • + 1
 If I was his Dad I'd tell him to get his hair cut. Then I'd put my slippers on
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  • + 1
 damn, didn't realize people triple that thing going into the woods on freight train. he must have been hauling.
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  • + 1
 Pretty bad! Wish my peeps took pics hahaha. I call ian, shreddy mcgee!
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  • + 2
 hes sooooooo fast!
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  • + 1
 1:45 I would piss my pants hitting that
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  • + 1
 Those shale slo-mos were sick. Nice vid. I wish it was longer.
  • + 1
 I could watch an entire hour of this guy riding. Sooo fast.
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  • + 1
 hitting jumps with training wheels? Kid is a boss!
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  • + 1
 the phantom does a very neat job guys !
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  • + 1
 that wilson carbon... damn
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  • + 0
 Damn where they playing that in fast forward?!!
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  • + 1
 What a cool dad!
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