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Sep 4, 2017 at 10:24
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I tend to listen to a lot of speeches and watch a lot of documentaries and so I wanted to create a mixture of raw elements with an infamous speech "What Is Your Life's Blueprint?" of Martin Luther King, Jr. I wanted to try something different with incorporating foley work / RAW sounds or creating a complete sound design for a short. As I was filming Simple Summer Session 17, I thought to myself why not give it a go here. During the event it was impossible to record any original sounds, because of the loud speakers and commentators on the microphones. However, a work around that was to record sound separately after the event. A friend of mine who rides BMX (Anar-Erik Kütsar) helped out by riding at the local skatepark while I was recording the sounds made. With a proper stereo system or with good headphones you should be able to experience this short in full, because the details are in the sounds.

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Jun 24, 2017 at 16:48
Jun 24, 2017
Results: Slopestyle - Crankworx Innsbruck 2017
@mtriquelme: twister at the beginning of the run weighs way more than a flip bar to oppo whip unfortunately. frontflip with a 720 combination trick, 3 whip the cannon as well is a difficult maneuver on a tight feature. I think you might have watched an entirely different show as to what I was. And Gully was explaining one judging criteria with an example to people to understand and this was not a concept as you say it is. Did you see the actual landings of every single trick? I'm completely sure the judges see that. Sure, maybe triple whip from Rogatkin is a safe trick in your opinion because he does it every time, but think about it for a second - a clean landed triple whip with both feet on the pedals against a whatever flip or 360 /oppo 360 barspin + other combination landed feet on cranks or landed a bit on a sketchy side... Would you really reward a person who is wobbly when stomping the trick more than another person riding away with a difficult trick of his own perfectly? This sends a completely bad example towards the community and to the people who watch the contests, whether it being live or livestream - you can win a contest by not controlling your tricks. In gymnastics you would get completely trashed upon if you landed sideways on a flip variation, so why must a professional contest that involves extreme sports be any different to that? You should go watch Logan Martin's runs at Fise or just watch his Instagram how he trains. You have to understand that this is a professional sport and it has to be taken seriously. One of the aspects is controlling the tricks. The audience do not want to watch people jumping off of something and doing something that can end up in more than just a bruise or a scratch. This is not only a contest but a show for many. There are fans who watch these athletes ride and their way of riding sets an example for everybody else. I can see that Rheeder was your favourite coming to an event and you did want him to win, however execution matters a lot. I actually admire this judging a lot, because after seeing what was going on at Simple Session 14 and 17, I was completely shocked by the judging that went down there in the park side of the contest and wasn't so sure of the judging in the street as well this year.
demz pinkbikeaudience's article
Jun 24, 2017 at 5:26
Jun 24, 2017
Results: Slopestyle - Crankworx Innsbruck 2017
He did not. Did you listen to what Gully said about the judging? Gully - a 360 barspin to tuck no hander gets more points than a 360 triple barspin. So a Cashroll whip against a flip double whip gets more points and that is only 1 trick. You have to break down all the tricks in the same way throughout the course to figure the trick difficulty aspect alone. After this - flow, amplitude, execution count as well.
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Jun 7, 2017 at 4:46
Jun 7, 2017
Thank you!

demz demz's photo
Jun 7, 2017 at 4:46
Jun 7, 2017
What's wrong with 20" wheels and here I thought that only BMX had shit talkers

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