Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
|The Next Invasion|
Talent is something you?re born with. Something that comes naturally and effortlessly. The first day Tony Hawk stepped into a skatepark, everyone knew he was a natural. The Next Invasion Tour takes that same approach by ... more »
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Russell N. (BananaForce) from MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Reviewed on 4/7/2008...
From the back cover:
What do you get when you send fifteen kids on a tour of a dozen skateparks in only two weeks? Total chaos! The Next Invasion is an annual skate tour featuring the top-placing contest winners from the next cup amateur skateboard contest series. These little rippers all pile into a few vans and one giant RV and make their way from San Diego Ca to Aspen Co and back! They hit nearly every skatepark on the way and even find time for some ripping street sessions. The cast of ripping Groms includes: Chase Webb, Evan Mirchel, Zak, Nate, Simon and Noah Prescott, Truman Hooker, Ricky Lovato, Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins, Grayson Fletcher, Oliver Rivas, Michael Anderson, Shaun Stulz, Rob Lorofice, and Tyler Bledsoe! Watch as these kids wow crowds with technical tricks, funny antics and give out tons of free product to all their fans. Laugh as they trash the vans, hotel rooms and each other every step of the way. This film features some of the best new skaters riding to an awesome punk-rock soundtrack! Pros beware, The Next Invasion is here!
Outlaws- ohhh yeah
tigercaron | Minneapolis, MN United States | 12/30/2003
(4 out of 5 stars)
"As a guy who takes care of kids part time, I enjoy the boarding these guys do. It is challenging, healthy and a good way to energize. These pint-sized heroes, The GROMS- have intense skill and will fly anywhere. They proved it during thier two week promotional tour of 12 skateboard parks.Yes, the disk is 50 minutes long and the production values have the hand-held camera feel-but how else should you try to capture a dozen hi-flying boys- oil paints?? The music is loud and awesome- it totally goes with The Groms awesome boarding.My only reservation is the lack of judgment of chief and major domo, Jamie Prescott who proves to be something of an outlaw himself. He is a twelve-year old with a drivers license who is pulled over by police for speeding. He argues with McDonald's personel when the kids use serving trays in the slide of the resturant's kids play area. "But there's no signs saying kids can't use trays on the slide." and later says, "Well, we don't have common-sense." - Nice example dad!Those momments are brief and we spend most of our time with The Groms, a delightful group you would feel like you Could invite them for Sunday Tea, - if you were armed with tranc guns. JUST KIDDING! (about the Sunday tea). I can relate to having 12 kids who leave their things, candy wrappers and -*gag*- spitballs in the van.The Groms are full of caffinated Mountain Dew and Skittles. But that's just the way we like them. The Groms appear to burst from their confinment within the camper with skateboards glued to their feet- they live for the moment when they can fly and we are invited to go along.There wasn't a kid who wached the disk that didn't want to go with the Groms on their Next Invasion. Go ahead, buy the disk and see for yourself."
This Flick Rips!
tigercaron | 01/28/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This is a really really cool video. I bought it for my nephew hoping it would be both "safe" and "authentic" and these guys hit it right on the head! There is no swearing, drugs, or sex refferences so it's cool for kids, plus these groms are really pulling MAJOR tricks. I would have never tried a kickflip rail at 10 years old! Too cool. Any moms or dads out there looking for a good safe skateboarding film for your youngsters THIS IS IT! My nephew loved the film and has watched it 10 times already. Plus the music is really cool too!"