To celebrate his 28th birthday on the 20th of June 2016, BigBalth released a video filmed during a full year.
Unfortunately, this music was used previously in a former scooter video: Justin Lacosse SkyHigh promo
Deck graphic design
Starting a scooter brand first getting some samples for parts. So Bigbalth went to Asia to meet the factory workers in the area of Kunshan and start good business based on friendship with SuperChinese. The trip started in Taïwan where the amazing spot of the noseblunt drop at the start of the video is located. Hong Kong has this famous place with a green skate ring surrounded by rails everywhere which makes it a super legit spot. That’s where the front board’s at and that green ground is just so smooth ad perfect. Shanghai wouldn’t have been easy without the help of Maxime Berg and his chinese girlfriend who live out there. Visiting the factory is always a blast and a very useful experience for a rider. But riding the marble banks of that 360 feeble stall next to the river was a total bonus!
Air Jam Summer Camp
Air Jam Summer Camps in the middle of the mountains hosted BigBalth as a special guest for one week in July 2015. He got a chance to try dirt scooter and ride Montreux Skatepark during private sessions. Dirt scooter on pump track is one hell of a funny thing to do but it is also an extreme physical activity. But at Air Jam summer camps, all the kids warm up first and learn how to stretch after a long session. Plus dinner is mostly french cheese specialties so you get tons of energy and calories to burn. All scooter kids will enjoy this camp as it’s like no other.
One year earlier, BigBalth went back to Praha for the Street Jam with Jules to visit his long time friend Jakub. Make sure you check out their online shop Gizmania which is often offering rad custom scooters with Wise parts at affordable prices.
Here are the homies that helped BigBalth filming his video while being on trip.
- Jakub Wolf is a long time friend of BigBalth and he runs Gizmania with his long time associate Pavel! These guys are so rad and things evolved a lot since the last visit of the French ID team back in 2008 when it all started between Paris and Prague in terms of scootering.
- Maxime Berg is a belgian blader bro who hosted Balthazar. His girlfriend Beibei is now riding a scooter made from some random parts found at the SuperChinese factory. Maxime also built a skatepark in a derby disco roller place in an abandonned mall, here you go for Suzhou Skate.
- During his trip in Taipei, Balth explored the capital looking for spots and found the local spot where all riders gather which is a large flat area. Strong Kao is a flat BMX rider who has a very nice BMX class. Ivan Liao was the biggest surprise has he ran randomly into the BigBalth and asked to try that gnarly scooter which ended talking about Wise and sharing a super nice meal together with his wife.