Hot Wheels Junior Open 2018 at Woodward West

Kids from around the country made the trip out to Woodward West in Tehachapi, California to compete in the Hot Wheels Junior Open. An open skateboard and BMX contest for kids 16 and under, where all ability levels are welcome!

Take a behind the scenes look at the 3-day Junior Open through the eyes of competitors Gavin Bottger, Lazer Crawford, Roman Hager, Nobacel Villalobos, Carlin Makibbin and Sean Curliss. Featured competitors include Adler Cromer, Camp Schillereff, Dante Tabuyo-Ochoa, Gui Khury, Jaxson Thompson, Kaden Stone, Kieran Woolley, Koston Eaton, Malachi Gray, and Porter Birk. Plus, a cameo from Element Skateboards founder, Johnny Schillereff.

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Elevating Skateboarding | Matthias Reich’s Skate Videofolio

Matthias Reich is a renowned Austrian videographer with a fabulous sense of space and its uses in terms of skateboard filming.
If you take a look at any of his projects over the last four years for – the vistas of the former Yugoslavia, the monuments of southern Russia, Daniel Spiegel and Simon Stricker’s equally smoking Checkouts – what comes across in each is a lovely sense of lenswork, framing and composition which elevate the skating without overshadowing it.
This is his bright Videofolio.

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