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Ground Control Video ‘GC.1’ by Simon Mulvaney: Gabriel Hyden Profile

Released in 2011, Ground Control came to define a years worth of achievement from the blading community. Featuring a strong roster of talent from the team itself and directed by Simon Mulvaney, this film tells a story of the frames beneath the feet of every GC rider. Episode 5 showcases Gabriel Hydens unique style and trick vocabulary as he destroys the streets of Europe. A relative newcomer to the international scene, Gabriel has quickly planted himself as one of the industries most iconic riders and shows no sign of slowing down any time soon! -Simon Mulvaney ... Read More...

Ground Control Video ‘GC.1’ by Simon Mulvaney: Team Montage 2

Released in 2011, Ground Control came to define a years worth of achievement from the blading community. Featuring a strong roster of talent from the team itself and directed by Simon Mulvaney, this film documents the story of the frames beneath the feet of each of the GC team. With an impressive lineup of some of the biggest names in blading, Episode 4 introduces the Ground Control team and gives a taste of what's to come in the rest of the film. -Simon Mulvaney... Read More...

Ground Control Video ‘GC.1’ by Simon Mulvaney: Alex Burston Profile (Directors Cut)

Released in 2011, Ground Control came to define a years worth of achievement from the blading community. Featuring a strong roster of talent from the team itself and directed by Simon Mulvaney, this film tells a story of the frames beneath the feet of every GC rider. Episode 3 opens with a never before seen section, initially created to bridge the gap between Nils and Alex's profiles, but dropped at the last minute due to pacing issues. We then move on to a full profile for Alex Burston, a British blader, born and bread in Manchester, but due to his unquestionable ability, he is now making impressive leaps into an international scene of professional bladers. -Simon Mulvaney ... Read More...

Ground Control Video ‘GC.1’ by Simon Mulvaney: Team Montage & Nils Jansons Profile

Released in 2011, Ground Control came to define a years worth of achievement from the blading community. Featuring a strong roster of talent from the team itself and directed by Simon Mulvaney, this film documents the story of the frames beneath the feet of each of the GC team. Episode 2 opens with a short montage, highlighting some of the incredible locations the film was shot in, before moving on to Nils Jansons profile, an incredible blader who in recent years has sprang from nowhere to be one of the worlds best, most respected and recognised bladers in the world! -Simon Mulvaney ... Read More...

Ground Control Video ‘GC.1’ by Simon Mulvaney: Introduction

Released in 2011, Ground Control came to define a years worth of achievement from the blading community. Featuring a strong roster of talent from the team itself and directed by Simon Mulvaney, this film documents the story of the frames beneath the feet of each of the GC team. Episode 1 introduces the film and each of the featured riders. Set across three stages, our journey takes us inside a battered old frame, to learn the story of how it came to be like this. -Simon Mulvaney ... Read More...

Second Be-Mag and GC Prize Raffle: Win the Ground Control Video

Be-Mag is raffling out three more copies of 'GC.1', the first ever Ground Control video. So if you missed out on this video a few months ago, now's the chance to get your dirty little hands on a copy. We think that raising awareness for a great video is always a good idea, plus you'll get to see the unthinkable footwork of Prince Aragon, Latvian prodigy Nils and the insane Joey Chase to name a few. What are you waiting for?! Proceed...... Read More...

Ground Control DVD Review by Lukas Tönnesmann + Exclusive DVD Section

Ever since the first rolling videos hit the market in the early '90's, certain releases – such as 'The Hoax' and VG installments, or later published milestones like 'Coup de Tat' and 'Brain Fear Gone' – have changed not only the way people tend to look at and think about the specific scenes and rollerbladers portrayed, but also rolling culture itself. Even though I think it's too early to say what long term effect the release of GC.1 will have on the rolling world it undoubtedly has heightened my expectations regarding filming and video graphic techniques. Adding the extremely high production quality to the skills of one of the best teams in rollerblading yet, the math basically does itself. The Ground Control team video represents the passion and hard work Jon Elliott and his crew have put into their dream, resulting in one of the most spectacular videos to date.... Read More...

Be-Mag Ground Control DVD Prize Raffle Winners

After reading a lot of awesome stories telling us why you should win this DVD we were able to pick out three winners among the best stories. The winners are Sebastian Banks from Denmark, Peter Neil from the UK, and Max Cortes from Sweden. Congratulations guys! We will send the DVD to you as soon as possible! Didn't win in this raffle? Dry your tears because there will be another prize raffle soon!... Read More...

Be-Mag and GC Prize Raffle: Win the Ground Control Video

Are you as excited about the new Ground Control video as we are? You probably should be. For over a decade Ground Control have been leading the pack in frame design and have become a staple in the rollerblading community. In order to commemorate the videos release we’ll be giving away three free copies in a prize raffle!... Read More...

Ground Control Team Video Premiere in Kiev, Ukraine

The Ukrainian premiere of the much anticipated Ground Control team video will take place December 21st at the pub, Plan B, in Kiev, Ukraine. The screening is presented by VIS Distribution, the Ukrainian dealer for Razors and Remz skates. Come and watch this exciting video with us. Entry is free.... Read More...

Ground Control Trailer: Coming 12.06.2011

Every frame has a story to tell. Every scratch is a letter, every chip a flare of creativity, every mark a test of endurance, every groove a path of accomplishment. Every ramp, every rail, every fall, every cheer, every journey. Every trick you land and every trick you don't, carved into a layer of plastic, concealed beneath our feet. Every frame has a story to tell. This is ours. ... Read More...

Razors AM and Ground Control Video Leftovers by Max Manning

Over the summer while working on the Ground Control project as well as filming for the Razors AM Video, I had the chance to link up and film some of the most wicked upcoming skaters around the globe. Here just a small collection of some clips that I got to keep outside of the filming done for 2 videos in one hectic summer filming schedule. Without a doubt one of the best years I've had in a long time and I am looking forward to what the 2012 horizon brings to rollerblading. -Max Manning... Read More...

Ground Control AM Mason Richard Promo Edit

Check out Ground Controls Newest AM Mason Richard. Originally this footage was to be released on "Dag Days" but since there is still lots of time left to film we have been blessed with this promo edit. Edited by Anthony Medina. Additional filming by: Will Kennedy, Daniel Scarano, & Chris Calkins. Enjoy... ... Read More...

Joey Chase gets Signature Ground Control F1 XS Frame

The new Ground Control F1 XS frame is available worldwide now. The frame is completely redesigned and is also the introduction of the first frame for GC Pro Rider, Joey Chase. Known for doing some of the biggest gaps and incredible stunts in the game, Joey was the perfect guy to receive the F1 XS as his signature frame. After all, if he can trust them, so can you. “Light but solid as shit! I don’t really trust any other frame, and with the bigger groove I can grind anything without getting caught up.” – Joey Chase... Read More...

Ground Control introduces new Formula 1 XS Frames

Based on the popular Formula 1 frame, Ground Control’s new F1 XS frame features an extra wide split, deeper recessed axle bolts and a thicker H-block; 15 mm wider than the split found on the traditional F1 frame. The maximum wheel size is 60 mm (outside) and/or 56 mm if riding 4 wheels flat. It also comes with the smaller axle bolt heads of the FLT2 frames resulting in increased material around the axels for even more durability. ... Read More...