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1995, 22 minutes
Current Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Five is a traditional modern skateboard video following the mold to a tee. The majority of the skating is on the streets and school yards of Southern California, but some other locations around the world appear, including Shin Okada's part, which is filmed primarily in Japan. Gaps, rails, and a lot of ledge work dominate the video. There are also some vertical segments, courtesy of Mike Crum. The middle of the video has a warm montage segment of friends, in which you will see many familiar faces. The credits may seem to roll rather quickly, but there is a lengthy montage afterwards. The musical score is extremely eclectic covering numerous genres.

Thrashathon September 10, 2002

Prior to watching the video, my first thought was that this would be a dated video with low flip tricks without pop performed by a bunch of good skaters in the process of evolution, not quite at their career peaks. Damn, was I wrong! This video is seriously amazing. Five is filled with style and pop and it definitely fired me up to skate. Caine Gayle takes first prize for the video. His part is by far the most impressive, as he hits everything with power and grace. The friends segments and the ending montage also add a great flare to the video, by throwing in different styles and a good brotherhood feel to the video. Overall, Five is an impressive and excellent video to gauge late 90's skating.


What to Expect:

Featured Skaters:
Mike Crum
Caine Gayle
Jason Maxwell
Quy Nguyen
Shin Okada

Also Appearing:
Richard Angelides
Joey Bast
Kareem Campbell
Jeremy Deglopper
Josh Friedberg
Brian Howard
Chany Jeanguenin
Kris Markovich
Matt Milligan
Tas Pappas
Vinny Ponte
James Riff
Mike Santarossa
Jason Shelton
Clyde Singleton
Daewon Song
Scott Sorenson
Jeremy Wray

Sound Track:
If you dig the music from Five, check out the soundtrack for it.

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