SHOOT TO THRILL 2007
wordsby jay revelle photoby tomas morrison
It is now fairly well-known that in the 10th century, the Vikings landed in northeastern Canada a full 500 years before Christopher Columbus. The proof: the existence of ancient Viking villages in Labrador. In the 21st century, from September 7-10, 2007, five different groups of skateboarders in cities across Canada marched headfirst into the unknown as well, bringing back images of boardriding that are epic in their proportions.
For these five groups of visionaries, this yearÂ’s Red Bull Shoot To Thrill contest was a lesson in bravery, cunning, adaptability, perseverance, and a million other such virtues, the likes of which we all wish we had more of…