Russell Calkins, one of the first American sky surfers (1992)
Submitted by 4dbill on 2009-09-28Compilation of Russell Calkins skysurfing over Skydive Arizona in 1992. Video'ed with Hi-8, edited using two Panasonic prosumer Super VHS VCR's, basic time controller and Amiga PC based character generator. Produced and edited by Bill Voelker. Bonus footage of "Johnny Lighting Crash" at the end of the video on how NOT to land on a demo.
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|F**king awesome, especially since it was done almost 20 years ago! Wow! The camera work and the editing is especially impressive since no computer was used for editing. It motivates me to try sky surfing. "Johnny Lighting" crash at the end is funny! It's a must-see video for wannabe hook turners who turn too low. Great job!|