Tag: Bram Schlangen

Memories is a video by Ziggy Schaap, full of Dutch Vans riders, including their TM, Sebastiaan Vijverberg.

Featuring Bram Schlangen, Lex van der Does, Nick Bax, Bert Roeterdink, Marc Haan and Sebastiaan Vijverberg.

 

Last September we organized ‘Creating Lines’, a three-day event that took place in Rotterdam. We highlighted and discussed notable changes and differences between the older Dutch and more specific Rotterdam styles of skateboarding. We did this in an attempt to bring skateboarders of all different generations, sorts and areas closer together.

A big part of the Creating Lines project was an exhibition about Rotterdam’s skate history, a premiere of our full-length skate video ‘Momentum’ and various panel discussions about the history and future of skateboarding in the Netherlands.

‘Momentum’ consists of five main video parts, made by various talented Dutch filmmakers. They were given 6 weeks to make a short video, in which they had to incorporate the theme ‘change’. Besides having a part in the video, Jan Maarten Sneep also managed to glue together the entire thing. He spent many hours watching and editing classic Rotterdam skateboard footage to create several Memory Screen montages for the video. These videos showcase the changes in skateboarding throughout our history. All the main parts of the video will be shown right here on Place Skateboard Culture the coming weeks and the full project can be found via our socials.

Intro text by Martijn van Hemmen.

Filmed,edited & text by Jan Maarten Sneep.

 

Tim Zom, Frontside Bluntslide, Photo Bastiaan van Zadelhoff.
Tim Zom, Frontside Bluntslide, Photo Bastiaan van Zadelhoff.

Part 1:

SUPER ZOOM ELECTRONIC 010 

 

 

 

The making of SUPER ZOOM ELECTRONIC 010

With change being the topic, I focussed on the change in video cameras over the years. After having filmed for a number of years with various HD cameras, I went back in time for this project, back to the VX-1000 from 1995, and the Canon Super Zoom Automatic 1014 from 1973. I didn’t use these cameras in the traditional way instead I utilized the technical possibilities of 2018 and combined them. For example, I recorded the VX images on an SD card instead of tapes, and I used my phone to film through the viewfinder of the Canon 1014.

I had purchased this old Super 8 camera some years ago, during the making of The Bombaklats video to be exact. But after I received a number of bad cassettes, I did not have that much confidence in using it anymore. Partly because when filming with the VX-1000, we regularly film the tricks with our phones through the viewfinder so we can watch a clip back without overusing the camera. Via that technique, I came up with a new idea. I attached a phone case to the super 8 camera so that I could film through the viewfinder and it worked! Meanwhile, we are on Duct tape prototype number 4, and the images are sharper than ever.

The Super Zoom Camera in action.
The Super Zoom Camera in action.

This spot, right next to Rotterdam Centraal, is inspired by Dirk Middelkoop in the Boombap video. He does a line there in which he comes from behind the pillars and does a big Fs Blunt on the curb. I always thought that looked so sick, Robbin de Wit agreed.

The first time we went to this spot together, while Robbin was checking out the spot, it started to rain a little bit – no worries the spot has a roof over it-  but not even fifteen minutes later it turned into a huge storm, the hailstones poured past us, and the streets filled with water in no time. We were dry, happily covered, but skating was no longer a possibility. It turned out to be quite the storm, later on, we heard that this storm caused a lot of damage to the city of Rotterdam.

A couple of days later we went there again but now with a larger group. I, myself would never think of trying a back noseblunt on something like this but you can always ask Robbin to do one. It took him a while to figure out what he wanted to do at the beginning of the line but once he did it did not take that him long to make the line. Ziggy (Schaap) was there and made this lovely picture! The spot, the trick, and everyone in the background.

Robbin De Wit, Backside Noseblunt, Photo Ziggy Schaap.
Robbin De Wit, Backside Noseblunt, Photo Ziggy Schaap.

Sebastiaan Vijverberg, Rob Maatman, Justin Wagener, Robbin de Wit, Pascal Moelaert, Patrick Reins, Woody Hoogendijk, Jelle Maatman, Remco Stolze, Bert Roeterdink, Nick Bax, Bram Schlangen, Jesse Voerman, Billy Hoogendijk, Alex van Zwietering, Jan-Willem den Haan are featured in Ziggy Schaap’s newest video “The End”.

The title of this video is not related to Birdhouse in any way. Instead, it is a way to get some footage out before it ages like milk. Joking…joking there is some really top-notch stuff in here press play to see what we mean.

Alex van Zwietering is not sitting still, here’s another train-themed clip featuring Evandro Martins, Bjorn Barendse, Lucas Jankoschek, Izzy Mccoy, Justin Wagener, Pascal Moelaert, Jesse Voerman, Jamy van Holstein, Bram Schlangen, Thom Geraeds, Jair Gravenberch, Fabio Witkamp, Gijs Visser, Simon te G, Dwight Hoogendijk, Billy Hoogendijk & Jip Koorevaar. Keep ’em coming, Alex!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWcFtHpeYyk

Switching from an NTSC- to a PAL-VX1000 forced Alex van Zwietering to release this footage earlier than was planned. But why do we care, we can enjoy a new Intercity clip!

“Wisselstoring”
features Remco Stolze, Jair Gravenberch, Justin Wagener, Gijs Visser, Bram Schlangen, Woody Hoogendijk and more.

A few days ago Alex van Zwietering and some homies were in Berlin to film some skating, and the clip is already out. His broken wrist, in a cast, didn’t keep Alex from filming, if needed he went switch handed and you’re not going to notice.

U-Bahn” features Remco Staak, Bram Schlangen, Fabio Witkamp, Gijs Visser, Schaldi Scharbaar, Pepijn van Houdt, Ruud Rijkers & Peter Buikema.


Video by Alex van Zwietering
Photos by Ruud Rijkers

A new one by Alex van Zwietering. “Spoor 1” is a clip filmed in Rotterdam and The Hague, The Netherlands.

Featuring Huib Verduijn den Boer, Justin Wagener, Marko Maricic, Buddy Swinkels, Sebastiaan Vijverberg, Ritchie Eversteijn, Izzy McCoy, Sven van Kempen, Erik Wieten, Simon te G, Marc-Francis van den Arend, Kadir Kucuk, Thomas Burger, Bram Schlangen, Joey Verberkt, Rick Den Ouden & Gijs Visser.

Sprinter is a clip filmed in the Hague and Rotterdam, the Netherlands. It features a lot of young dutch rippers, like Jair Gravenberch and Jip koorevaar, as well as some guys that have been around for a while. All captured with the VX of Alex van Zwietering who put it together really well.

Featuring Bram Schlangen, Gijs Visser, Billy Hoogendijk, Daniel Doran, Simon te G, Glen Fox, Mike van Anrooy, Jip Koorevaar, Justin Wagener, Maurice Abath, Izzy McCoy, Tom Delion, Pascal Moelaert, Jair Gravenberch and Sebastiaan Vijverberg.