November 27th, 2013 by alliance

Video Performance of the Year (wakeskate)

Danny Hampson – Graceland

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Danny might be an old soul who’s been around the proverbial block a time or two, but he still charges with the enthusiasm of a young buck.  Photo: Garrett Cortese
There is just something about the video camera that brings out the best in Danny Hampson. His riding in Graceland is some of his best ever – and the video is easily one of the most memorable of the year. Through the combination of unique winch spots, impressive rail hits, and the mind-blowing boat section, Hampson shows that he excels in every area of his discipline. Moreover, we have the utmost respect for someone willing to take over 50 attempts to land a trick for an edit (especially when that trick is a 360 waaayyy into the flats on a wakeskate). While we are a bit annoyed that Hampson does 3’s and mute pokes bigger than most of us do on our wakeboards, we have found a way to look past that. Big thanks to Danny for his persistence and dedication to the project and congrats to Collin Harrington for putting together another piece of video magic.

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Dock life.  Photo: Garrett Cortese

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Texas winch mission. Photo: Collin Harrington

 

One Response to “Alliance Superlatives 2013 – Video Performance of the Year (Wakeskate)”

  1. rippa Says:

    holy shit

     

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