7. Evan Smith – Independent Trucks Part

Remember being drawn to rewatch this part because of the meandering street lines, especially the ones taped at night. These are the type of clips that capture that free and sorta sneaky feeling that I think Brian Anderson was getting at in the “Modus Operandi” voiceover, but with less soundstage strings attached, just pushing your board down some empty street doing tricks without having to worry too much about cars or pedestrians or cops or running out of pavement. Before this clip I didn’t pay Evan Smith a lot of mind but this is a well put together section that’s judicious about filming a few good rail tricks at good angles and throwing in odd curveball, like the ender. This part is a good bookend to the Zach Funk one in terms of spots and I like to mute the volume and put on “Planet Caravan.”

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3 Responses to “7. Evan Smith – Independent Trucks Part”

  1. jeff thorburn Says:

    amazing call on the sabbath song. much better.

  2. Joel Says:

    As per usual, right on the money. I look most forward to your year end video part list.

  3. jeremyrandall Says:

    I remember being really hyped on his DC part, but I missed this one. It’s so good.

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