Life Cycles tells a spectacular story of the bike, from its creation to its eventual demise. A visually stunning journey, with thought provoking narration, Life Cycles uses Ultra HD to document the many stories surrounding the mountain bike and its culture.
Ride along into breath taking natural settings, as we battle the elements, showcase the progression of riding, take a road trip, fix the bike, and show the destruction and eventual creation of trails.
Semenuk, Hopkins, Schwartz, McIntosh, McCaul Agassiz, Hunter and Vanderham guide you through this wonderful story. Life Cycles is a celebration of the bicycle, and is sure to entertain anyone who has ever ridden one.
Strength in Numbers is a rally call to connect all mountain bikers, regardless of location or language or discipline. The film captures a true way of life, from the world's best pros to those who are just learning to love the sport. Shot over two years in some of mountain biking's most iconic locations, Anthill's signature style combines compelling stories with core action to create a shared experience that unites all riders. Come join us!
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"Soul of a Man"
Ramblin' Jack Elliot
"Fire in Your Eyes"
Chase & Status
Featuring: Graham Agassiz, Gee Atherton, Adam Billinghurst, Matt Hunter, Cam McCaul, Anthony Messere, Brandon Semenuk, Andrew Shandro, Wade Simmons, Rene Wildhaber and Thomas Vanderham. With appearances from: Rachel Atherton, Steve Smith, Aaron Gwin, Ryan Howard, Tracy Moseley, Tyler McCaul, Steve Peat, Greg Watts and Alex Reveles.
Communities: Aptos California, Whistler BC, Fort William Scotland, Green River Utah, Nepal, Kamloops BC, Verbier Switzerland, Vancouver BC.
Strength in Numbers is produced, written, directed and edited by Anthill Films in co-production with Red Bull Media House. Presented by Shimano and Trek in association with Contour HD, Clif Bar, Pinkbike**** and PRO Components. Additional support for the film is provided by the Whistler Mountain Bike Park, Kona, Toyota Trucks, Scion, Oakley, Easton, Evoc, Big Mountain Adventures, Verbier St. Bernard and Ride Nepal.
July 1st-3rd 2005: 24 of the worlds top freeride mountain bikers were invited to Snowshoe Mountain Resort in West Virginia to compete in the second annual slopestyle event known as the Bike Magazine Monster Park. Not only did the riders help design the course, but the also judged each other during the competition to see who would go home with first place and $4500 bucks.
The riders were broken into two groups with one judging the other. After two heats of riding, 12 riders moved to the finals with the other 12 left to judge. Top podium spots went to Darren Berrecloth in first, Thomas Vanderham in second, and Jamie Goldman in third. For more info check out bikemag****.