Trailer: 'Connection' Explores the Origins of the Swedish MTB Scene

Nov 12, 2019
by Niklas Wallner  

Words: Niklas Wallner

It's finally time to present the official trailer for the feel-good documentary Connection. Get an insight into the Swedish mountainbike scene and the personalities that shaped it into what it is today. From the generation that led the way to the youngsters who just started their journey.

This is their stories, why this sport means so much to them and what it actually takes to pursue a career as a professional cyclist.

Starring: Martin Söderström, Robin Wallner, Max Fredriksson, Emil Johansson, Simon Johansson & Zakarias Blom Johansen.

sunset magic
Martin Söderström has guided the way for many of the young talented slopestyle riders that is coming out of Sweden right now.

The full film releases January 18th, 2020 on our YouTube Channel.

Produced by Niklas Wallner

Emil Johansson sunset session.
Emil Johansson at his practice spot in Falun, Sweden.

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  • 21 1
 Where’s Waki?
  • 2 0
 He's Pole, not Swede.
  • 4 0
 @haste-mtb: Scand-alous!
  • 8 1
 @haste-mtb: No Swede would ever be so forthcoming in their opinions Smile
  • 2 0
 @haste-mtb: Waki's a pole? I feel lightheaded.
  • 2 0
 @Garethccc: That gives pole dancing a whole new meaning.
  • 13 3
 How do swedes feel about IKEA's Swedish meatballs?
  • 4 0
 they feel like taking a shite
  • 1 0
 That's actually a really good question.
  • 3 1
 They are not that good I would say, not compared to homemade anyway.
  • 1 0
 @Garethccc: if your an amoeba :d
  • 2 0
 They are mostly seen as a cheap and conveinient way of keeping peace within familys so energy levels wont redline midway through the firstfloor small stuff section. Feeling hunger rage hit right around the buzzing lamp section, the horror!
  • 6 0
 many more should be named in this. at least John Alm Högmann, Linus Sjöholm and Anton Thelander.
  • 5 0
 Very stoked for this.
  • 5 1
 Yeah I showed up for Waki's comments. I feel cheated.
  • 1 1
 Same here :'(
  • 1 0
 He don’t shit on his own doorstep
  • 3 0
 Yeah!! Looking forward to this!
  • 3 0
 Kom igen nu Waki... Du är världens bästa keyboard warrior. Smile
  • 3 0
 Really excited about this!!!
  • 2 0
 Is there anything more stylish than Söderström's shoulderbuzz tabletop 360s?
  • 1 0
 No Gunnar Shogren or Johan Engstrom??
  • 1 0
 Where are those dirt jumps in Åre more like! Film looks rad Niklas!
  • 1 0
 Nik this looks so sick can't wait to see Zak and Robin's sections! Stoked!
  • 1 0
 Looking forward to see this!

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