Xcorps Action Sports TV #7.) SPEEDSKI seg.4

Uploaded on Tuesday 11 February 2014


Xcorps 7. SPEEDSKI -seg.4- This episode introduces the audience to hidden sports like the Long Beach to Catalina open ocean water ski races and a new music video from Maverick recording artist Michelle Branch. The show opens with XC host Jason Lazo jammin' some of his own tunes with his guitar on the beach at Swamis in Encinitas Ca. Jason reports on the fastest open ocean high speed water skiing event in the world -The Long Beach to Catalina races - held once a year out of Long Beach harbor. Participants in the race sign up for a 63 mile round trip straight line tour to the island of Catalina and back pulled by high performance 1200 horse power race boats. Most racers go non-stop completing the circuit in less than 1 hour! Average speed is 70mph. Xcorps producer Stu Edmondson shot this segment strapped into an open door rock 'n' roll helicopter the Boeing MD-500 with pilot Larry Etchandy at the controls. Larry is plum crazy and used to shooting big Hollywood films and he gave one wild ride resulting in some great action footage. Try flying backwards and sideways just feet in front of an open throttled race boat! New tunes from Maverick artist Paul Oakenfold powers the action. Interviews with the winning skiers on board the ocean liner Queen Mary after the races. Jason jams another tune on the beach and intros a fun segment on a new way to roll with a product from Australia called 'The Wheelman'. Eric 'The X Guru' Ducharme hosts this segment shot at his pad in Encinitas Ca where several of the motorized units were being assembled. Eric talks to inventor Grant Taylor about the new 46cc rim drive 4 stroke foot motorcycle and gets to ride one too. Extremist and snowboard legend Shawn Farmer is on hand here as well helping with the assembly. If you can stand on a snowboard or ride a skateboard you can roll on a Wheelman says Grant. Action shots of Eric and other riders on the street, track and off road. New music from Maverick band Unloco. After that Jason takes us to a new video from the talented Michelle Branch who sings her new tune 'Goodbye to You' followed with a new segment that will appear regularly on Xcorps called "A Skate 'Odessey' - an action film mix from the world of skate. The show wraps with Jason laying down another tune from Swamis Beach to a little more speed ski action and a promise of more adrenaline laced episodes to come. Additional music by One Side Zero. See the action - Hear the music - Join the Xcorps. J.S.Edmondson 3/2003 Release TRT-29:30 Seg.4 TRT-6:00
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Language: English

Length: 6:00

Country: United States