Wednesday, February 12, 2014
I… just don't… understand
First off, what is that music? If you had slow mo shots of Brook MacDonald heli-choptering onto the top of some fog-covered craggy New Zealand peak and then contemplating his life and existence before dropping in on the gnarliest, rockiest downhill ever, then maybe you could get away with that sort of epic bro-bra song.
Like, I don't know, this:
Seriously, try listening to the Reece Wallace music while watching the Brook video. Still a horrifically overproduced video, but at least the horrifically overproduced song is a better fit.
But no, you're just going kinda fast, in slow-ish conditions, on a one day hike-a-bike filming session at your local trails. You're not reinventing mountain biking here, bro. No, you're just freeride flicking your way up a few spots on the KILL LIST:
For comparison, here's another video of about the same length, featuring a guy riding the same frame in a similar way. I think the quality of riding in this next video is pretty good, making it a good point of comparison. Count how many free ride flicks you see in this next video: