What do you do if theres a student protest directly outside your hotel and thousands of people are being pepper sprayed in the face and its near impossible to breath? Then on that very night masked rioters smash their way into your hotel throwing rocks at the staff and removing furniture to burn in the streets? Theres not a lot you can do, just go ride I guess, enjoy the scenery.
Stevie Churchill fractured his thumb on the first thing he tried, Sean Burns sprained his wrist, Rich Forne the filmer got beaten up in a nightclub toilet and somehow we all made our flights home without the planes blowing up. Hit the link below to watch a week of riding from Alex Kennedy, Sean Burns, Bruno Hoffmann and Stevie Churchill in Santiago, Chile, filmed and edited by Rich Forne.
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You ready for the next Eclat Team Trip Video in the wild streets of Santiago, Chile? Well before we drop this #RichForne joint featuring AK, Bruno, Burns, Churchill – Check out this behind the scenes cut from DIG BMX Magazine. Filmed by Ryan Scott.
Sometimes when you go on trips you instantly feel at home or on the other hand you feel completely uneasy, its never really anywhere in between. When we landed in Santiago I quickly became aware of how this maybe that trip. The place is vibrant, full of people and charged with energy, after being here a day or two we suddenly found our selves in the middle of a protest for student loans/fees which then turned into a full on riot (nothing new to Chile). Everything seemed normal to every single Chilean here but to us it was a total war zone. Our hotel which was situated in the middle of this mess got completely fucked over. (more…)
Sean Burns has some real opinions and he has some frank and open thoughts about street riding that we all need to hear. When you drop video parts like he does, and you break bones like he does all for the love of being creative and feeling like you are literally living on the edge everyday you ride, you need to sit down and listen. We found out a little more about Sean’s enduring love for rooftops and what its like to scope out the big stuff. (more…)
Harry Mills-Wakley is a name you should have certainly picked up on after our #youngbloods trip we dropped a few weeks back. One of the most talented riders coming out of the UK right now, Harry has a unique and refreshing style that makes him a valued addition to our UK team. Filmed across the UK last year, if Harry isn’t on your radar yet, that’s about to change.