All right, 27 million YouTube Views later, it’s safe to say that Ken Block’s Gymkhana Five was the best thing to ever hit the 415. See below.
But now, via Spots Unknown, there’e this:
It’s like just 1:44 long. Click on it. Go for it, nobody’s looking. I’ll look out for your boss. You know, in HD.
There you go.
“Only 305 Views so far, but this one will end up with tens of millions of viewers, soon enough.
Ten minutes – full screen and 1080p please:
So that’s what was going on when the Bay Bridge was shut down that day.
I’m already looking forward to the director’s cut, you know, with outtakes and errors and broken stuff.
And just for the record, San Francisco Film Commission, the kids these days don’t want to see scripted drama crap like NBC’s Trauma, they want to see something interesting. So the sooner you stop subsidizing crap like NBC’s Trauma, the better off we’ll all be…
“DC and Ken Block present Gymkhana FIVE: Ultimate Urban Playground; San Francisco.
Shot on the actual streets of San Francisco, California, GYM5 features a focus on fast, raw and precise driving action. Filmed over four days, director Ben Conrad and his team are back to work on their second Gymkhana production and delivered the entire city of San Francisco as Ken Block’s personal gymkhana playground. DC Shoes also provided fellow DC athlete and longtime Ken Block friend, Travis Pastrana, to make a cameo appearance on his dirtbike, and S.F. resident Jake Phelps of Thrasher Magazine fame also makes a cameo as Block hoons S.F. in his most incredible Gymkhana yet. For more information check us out at http://www.dcshoes.com/auto
And here’s some context:
Jumping Taylor in a Fiesta. Wow:
And in the Financial, on California, near some fake cable cars:
More in Potrero Hill, on Bike to Work Day 2012:
And again in the Financial, being filmed by a radio-controlled chopper whilst being recorded by a Saturday-working, Financial District Dell Jockey:
And Matier and Ross say that there were donuts being done on the Bay Bridge – did anybody see that?
Teaser #1 – Impressive – Drifting on a Barge – Chopper Shot
Teaser #2 – All Talk, No Action – Dirt Bike injury? – Man, They Sure are Teasing Us
Teaser #3 – Oh Ma Gah – Drifting and Jumping at the Same Time – Is This Possible?
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