The trails of the Whistler Bike Park have seen their fair share of screen time over the years, from segments in our past films to your next-door-neighbour's POV edit. So, when it came time to filming the bike park segment for unReal, we knew we had to do something different.
How do YOU escape the real world? We want to see YOUR worst real world experiences—your traffic jams, long line ups, spilled coffees—and then we want to see your way out. What does your unReal world look like?
On June 18th, 2015, the unReal world tour kicks off in Vancouver, BC. Tickets for the tour are ON SALE NOW! To purchase tickets, head on over to www.tetongravity.com/films/unreal/tour. You don't want to miss this!
Night vision. Examples of species that possess this quality include the Spotted Eagle-Owl (Bubo africanus) and the domestic cat (Felis silvestris catus). However, not all species are privileged enough to possess this nocturnal quality. Example… the human species (homo sapiens).
Dusk is falling rapidly and I’m driving down a maze of gravel roads deep in the interior of BC with the fuel gage nearing empty. Stevie is injured and all I have to go on are some sketchy directions that an old timer gave us a ways back. We’re hoping that we can find the hospital before the truck runs out of gas.
Early last summer I had an unUsual email come across my inbox. It read something like this: “Hey Cam, we’re actually going to try to do that crazy glacier idea for unReal. We’ll be camping up there for 2 weeks and trying to find some rideable snow and ice. It will probably be a big challenge, are you into it...?”
Mind the Gap: The Making of unReal Episode 2. On June 25th, 2014, Tom van Steenbergen landed the biggest front flip in mountain bike history, but it almost didn’t happen.
Every single spot Ruben shared with us blew our minds. Whether dirt or concrete, there was no shortage of natural rideable transitions.
Could you imagine how awesome it would be if Brett Rheeder and BMX legend Ruben Alcantara rode bikes together in Malaga, Spain? Oh wait...
How do Stevie Smith and Brendan Fairclough cover every possible angle of a trail? A remote control car, little green men, a rocket launcher, and cameras lining the trail from top to bottom are a good place to start.