Displaying items by tag: Behind the French Fred Scenes

Perfect spots, a no-bust paradise, and two insanely-talented skaters. Here's Koston and McCrank stacking clips at an unbelievable pace.

Wednesday, October 16 2013
Category: Videos

Steve Alba, Rune Glifberg, Al Partanen, Arto Saari, Rick McCrank, Bob Burnquist, Omar Hassan, and even Ronnie Creager ripping some backyard pits.

Wednesday, October 09 2013
Category: Videos

One last blast of Arto during a somewhat frustrating mission.

Wednesday, October 02 2013
Category: Videos

Of course there's gnarly, shocking stunts here but this clip also highlights Arto's amazing tech precision.

Wednesday, October 02 2013
Category: Videos

Even with unreal natural talent, Arto put in a lot of brutal hard work for the Menikmati video.

Wednesday, September 25 2013
Category: Videos

A filming mission for Fully Flared in 2004. Featuring Scott Johnston, Marc Johnson, Brandon Biebel, Cairo Foster, Mike Carroll, Rick Howard, Jeff Lenoce, and Kelly Bird.

Wednesday, September 18 2013
Category: Videos

This beast of a spot has witnessed many battles over the years. French Fred revisits a few of his more memorable sessions.

Wednesday, September 11 2013
Category: Videos

French Fred takes us back in time to this famous red hubba with appearances from Arto, Rodrigo Tx, Boulala, Rowley, Machnau, Bastien, Appleyard, and many others.

 

 

Wednesday, September 04 2013
Category: Videos

We know about McCrank's skills on the stuntwood, but on this particular day with Koston, Rowley, Arto, and Sumner, he decided to grab the camera and do Fred's job. 

Wednesday, August 28 2013
Category: Videos

Two 25 stair spots in the same day? Goddamn! The Lyon ollie remains one of the gnarliest stunts attempted in the history of skateboarding... and he went back for seconds!

Wednesday, August 21 2013
Category: Videos

Who else made gnarly skating look so damn effortless and smooth? Appleyard (our 2003 SOTY) was in a class of his own. Let's take a trip back to the filming of Flip's Sorry video.

Wednesday, August 14 2013
Category: Videos

Remember this hammer from our September 2001 cover? Geoff got broke off, suffering just about the worst primo imaginable. But before the pain could set in he gave it another go and the rest is history.

Wednesday, August 07 2013
Category: Videos

This is one of the best things you'll see all year. Not only are Koston's goofing abilities otherworldly, but they probably help him deal with the pressure of filming major video parts. Let's take a journey to the Menikmati days. We love you Eric!

Wednesday, July 31 2013
Category: Videos

Menikmati debuted in 2000 and marked the dawn of a new era. Things got gnarly and were being filmed with a quality never seen before. French Fred was behind the lens. Now he's opening up his archives. From Koston's éS years to Rowley's suicidal Flip stunts. Get ready.

Tuesday, July 23 2013
Category: Videos

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Thursday, July 11 2013
Category: Videos
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