The 62-Year-Old Snowboarder who Won’t Stop
Slovakian Milos Kmetko is old. But that's not stopping him from living young.
Slovakian Milos Kmetko is old. But that's not stopping him from living young.
The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy is one of the longest and deadliest motorcycle road races on Earth, and Guy Martin is the greatest rider to have never won. Not that that's stopping him.
Photographer Brian Gaberman drives from New York City to Wolfeboro for the iconic skate brand, Element.
The latest entry in DPS Skis' Shadow Campaign short film series highlights some extraordinary skiing, beautiful scenery and the deep relationship between a man and his best friend.
In 2011, Richard Thompson won the cartoon world's equivalent of an Oscar. One year later he was forced to retire. This short profiles the man and his vision.
These are our 14 best Viewfinders, spotlights on great videos around the web, of 2014.
A film by Alberto Mielgo that newly explores the familiar issue of urban displacement through mixed media and captivating panoramas.
Ice and darkness: winters in Ilulissat, a coastal city in northwestern Greenland, are unfathomably severe. After 40 straight days of darkness, the Inuits welcome the sun.
Rapha's continental riders battle the elements of Assynt in the Highlands of Scotland.
Sammy discovers the Ocean People, surfers who help bring clean water to his village so that he can explore the world.
In 1955, letterpress printing was a "father-son affair", according to letterpress printer and instructor William Amer. While the centuries-old technology has largely been replaced, Amer still maintains a space for the old-school metal giants.
In many work environments, people undervalue human interaction; some even view it as a distraction. This short documentary follows composer Tony Anderson, who is drawn out of working in complete isolation by a longtime friend.
A behind-the-scenes look at the Morgan Motor company, which is hand-building its cars just as it did nearly 100 years ago.
Done right, shorts have the ability to catch an audience off guard; to grab, pivot, and drop before you know what’s hit you. Eliot Rausch's short documentary, "The Caregiver", follows the trend of his previous films, providing an authentic glimpse into the lives of others to expose some greater human truths hovering above the magnifying glass.
In the northeast of England, Sunderland A.F.C. and Newcastle United F.C. are separated by less than 15 miles. Both teams are notoriously average of late, finishing in the middle to bottom half of the English Premier League. But their supporters are some of the most zealous in all of football. The short film “Twelfth Man”, directed by Duane Hopkins and scored by Michael Gardiner, is a visceral experience; it doesn't take much to intensify scenes where hundreds seem poised to beat each other bloody.
Sound design is often overlooked when people watch and look back on movies. This SoundWorks Collection Profile details the intensive sound design of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar.
Create & Explore is a video series that combines original photography and beats, each video centered around one city. 004 features New York City through the eyes of a native musician and a photographer with synesthesia.
"Stuffmaker" sounds vague, even a little conceited. But artist Mac Premo does just that.
Testament is a collection of photographs and writing by late photojournalist Chris Hondros who covered the world's major conflicts since the late 1990s.
"Backcountry" follows Burton's sponsored snowboarders in their element, enjoying the backcountry. Seeing these guys carve down the mountain -- see them have fun is infinitely more enjoyable, more jaw dropping than anything you see in competitions.
Does, a former soccer star, is a multidisciplinary international artist whose graffiti is bright and compelling. Strictua's short, "Transition", offers a glimpse into his secretive work life.
You know Pharrell Williams’ “Happy”. You might not know about the artist's 24-hour music video, a day-long music video of everyday people and movie stars dancing to the song on a go-crazy loop. (Whether that seems cool or nightmarish is up to you.) The man
behind in front of this huge undertaking is Jon Beattie, a Steadicam operator.
You can do anything you set your mind to. It’s a classic adage, but this story offers a particularly unique version. Talan Skeels-Piggins was paralyzed from the chest down in a motorcycle accident; now he races motorcycles.
For Jeremy Maxwell Wintrebert, the art of glass blowing is less than transparent.
For most people, the American dream is owning a nice house or making a comfortable living. James ‘The American Dream’ Kelly lives a little differently -- his dream involves whipping by traffic at 50 mph on a skateboard.
A video essay on American mathematician, cryptographer and engineer Claude Shannon and his discoveries, which paved the road for the Information Age.
"The Silence of Denali National Park" is a clip from the upcoming film In Pursuit of Silence, which explores our relationship with silence and the impact of noise pollution on our lives, which the World Health Organization considers a serious health threat.
"Through the Ground Glass" follows a large-format photographer as he treks through the wilderness to find the perfect shot.
"Who We Are" follows Donnie Vincent and his team of hunters through the Northwest Territories, 20 miles south of the Arctic Circle, drawn to the wilderness by an irresistible yearning.
The short film 87 Bounces, produced by the French design studio HOTU, follows a single, stray basketball shot through 24 classic movies before it finally hits the back of the net.
"The Story of the Chopper" explores the surprising birth and history of the world's most recognizable motorcycle style.
When he first started jumping off cliffs, Théo de Blic probably thought girls had cooties. Now a seasoned vet, the young Frenchman is breaking ground by performing spectacular acrobatic maneuvers in the air. Watch and listen here.
The Ironman Triathlon, first introduced in 1977, is arguably the most grueling single-day race on the planet. This is the story of elite professional triathlete Dirk Bockel’s journey to the 2012 Ironman World Championships.
Based on the little we've seen of the man featured above who goes by the name Jazzsoon, we know this: he is one very alternative version of the modern self-made man. He's one part The Dude, abiding. He's one part Churchill, stoic, absurd. He's one part Ali G, silly, spouting strange street-level aphorisms.
Remember when you were a kid, building a tent out of a bed sheet or making camp in the backyard? This short film taps into our love of tents and the notion of the base camp, a place full of potential, of plans, of gathering strength for adventures to come -- and a place to return to when the proverbial yak dung hits the fan.
During an exploratory fly fishing trip in the Bolivian Amazon last year, the Provo Brothers introduced a new sort of fishing adventure. One involving monkey meat.
"Above America" exudes an old-time charm -- an aerial drone video before aerial drones existed. Harrison Sanborn, a California-based director and cinematographer, dug up his father's archive of aerial footage and scanned it at 2K resolution; the result is a celluloid time capsule without a particular year in mind.
More than TV, music, and movies, comics have had the hardest time adjusting to the digital age. Comic Book Heaven follows the owner of a small comic book vendor in Queens as he closes up for good.
Hot on the heels of the Rolex Big Boat Series is the Rolex Farr 40 World Championships, which will be held in San Francisco Bay starting on October 15. The Farr 40 is considered one of the most beautiful and classic yachts, designed from the keel up to race.
Engraving is the art form of significance. In Gerry, we accompany a master engraver at work in his idyllic workshop.
Even after an almost fatal accident in 2001 that left him without legs, Alex Zanardi's outlook remained bright. He returned to motorsports and won a fair share of races at the World Touring Car Championship, then won two medals at the 2012 London Paralympics; this October, he's taking on the Ironman World Championship triathlon. Tim Hahne's short for BMW, "Touch the Sky", is a peek into a day in Zanardi's life.
Jump from a 500-foot cliff and you’ll free-fall for five or six seconds. It’s a very short moment, but as one yet-anonymous thrill-seeker explains in this short clip, “Your mind becomes so focused on the exact moment that all your senses become amplified. You’re able to hear things, and feel things, and see things that you probably wouldn’t if you weren’t in free fall.”
Warbird pilots have an innate passion for flying. When other kids dreamed of hitting the ball out of the park, these guys fantasized about racing down the chute at Reno. The short film Warbird Pilot: Behind the Visor focuses on decorated Reno Air Race Pilot John-Curtiss Paul as he balances aviation and family life.