‘Valo4Life': Part #8 – Brandon Smith

In 2009, the Valo Brand released 'Valo4Life', their fourth team video. Captured during two years of touring some of most beautiful cities in the world, including Barcelona, Sydney, Los Angeles, New York, Montreal, Amsterdam and San Francisco with the international team. Along with the vast amateur talent from across the globe, 'Valo4Life' features with sections from pro riders Alex Broskow, Erik Bailey, Brandon Smith, Victor Arias, Soichiro Kanashima, Cosmio Tassone, and Jon Julio. Enjoy the first team video by Ivan Narez – and the only blading video on iTunes – as he and the team work to complete the next Valo team video, 'V', due out Summer 2013.

Valo Deals #01: Brandon Smith

Putting out raw footage is the new craze in blading. Not sure if it's generally a good thing but one can't deny that without music and editing "interfering", the viewer feels much more connected to what's taking place. It's kinda like you are there at this moment watching the tricks go down. According to this theory you're currently at Pleasanton Skatepark in Northern California. Press play...