California

Kings of Summer

Welcome to California, my home state. The natural beauty of our diverse landscape and the thrill seeking athletes who bring life to these stunning summer backdrops are what inspired me to make this short film. Join me on a ride through California. Watch in 4K: youtu.be/sX99jKmzMVs

Special thanks to:

  • Chase Macaluso for taking on this aggressive shoot schedule with me and grinding out the long hours. And getting back on the bike to show off the flatland skills.
  • Jeremy Pricer for your gracious hospitality, extensive local knowledge, & introducing us to Trestles.
  • Ben Benson (at age 11) and his wicked surf skills.
  • Wild Bill, Irish, and skydivers at Parachute Center in Lodi.
  • Ted Chen & co. for the GoPro skydive footage.

Location

Sacramento (MY HOME TOWN)
Yosemite
Big Sur
Joshua Tree
Lake Tahoe
San Francisco
Lower Trestles- Surfing
Huntington Beach- Surf US Open
Lake Elsinore- Skydive
Lodi- Skydive

Featured Athletes

Surfers – Ben Benson & Jeremy Pricer
Flatland BMX – Chase Macaluso
Skydiver – Ted Chen

Equipment

Canon C100
Sony FS700
Canon 6D
GoPro Hero 2,3, & 4 Black
DJI Phantom 1 & 2
MoVi M5
Atomos Ninja
Promote Control
RamperPro
LRTimelapse
Kessler Cineslider & Elekta Drive Motion Control
Final Cut Pro X

Sierra Beer Train
Gold River Racquet Club