August 28th, 2015
Archive for the ‘VIDEOS’ Category
A rotating flip into a reverse 360. Boom.
Not only is O’Neill sponsored rider Jordy Smith one of the highest paid surfers in the biz, but now the South African also holds arguably the highest core score to be had: it’s what GrindTv calls “the most high-performance maneuver ever executed on a wave.” Behold…
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Ultra Slow Motion Wave Footage that Will Make You Wet Your Wettie.
Although only a short teaser, this 500-1000 frames-per-second clip has already had over 500,000 viewers drooling on their monitors over the 12 foot barrel footage. Captured by a new slow motion camera (don’t ask how much it costs; your “beer fund” coin jar isn’t gonna come up on this one), capable of capturing 300,000 frames per second, this footage is the first of its kind. With only 10 seconds of memory, one could imagine the time it took surfer Dylan Longbottom and camera man Bali Strikland to get these few extraordinary shots. The clip was shot for a Planet Earth type show about the South Pacific, scheduled to air some time this year. There are things on the footage the human eye has never been able to capture. Things you never even new happened on a wave.
Watch it and immerse yourself in an underwater realm of unconstrained joy. Or read the comments on the Youtube clip for some more colorful adjectives describing this amazing footage.
Taylor Steele’s latest film, “Days of the Strange”, will make its California debut on Friday, May 8th at the Encinitas Community Center in Encinitas, CA. The $15 per ticket event is a fundraiser for the Kona-California Scholarship, which seeks to help students from Kailua-Kona, HI, pursue higher education on the mainland. The two-screening video premiere will be followed by a performance by the HI Roots, as well as a silent auction and raffle of items generously donated by Quiksilver, Reef, Nike 6.0, Nixon, 808 Stand up Paddleboards, Primo Island Lager, Monster Energy Drink, Clark Little Photography, and John Rowe Photography.
The Encinitas Community Center is located at 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive in Encinitas, CA. Doors will open at 5:30 pm for the all ages showing taking place at 6:00 pm. After the film ends and the first crowd makes their way home, the doors will reopen at 7:15 pm for the age 18 and over second showing, which will occur at 8 pm sharp.
Brace yourself guys, I’ve got an s-load of information to share. Let’s start with the vitals:
WHAT: The 2009 Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) is proud to announce its Action Sports Film Series.
WHEN: April 24-30, 2009
WHERE: The Regency Lido Theater at 3459 Via Lido Drive and at Edwards Island Cinema, located at 999 Newport Center Drive in Fashion Island in Newport Beach.
For the big breakdown on the WHY and HOW, keep reading: