For four years a group of trickers planned, filmed and edited a movie with breathtaking tricks from all over Norway.
In 2012 a group of trickers started planning a roadtrip in Norway. The plan was to drive through the country from south to north, doing tricks surrounded by majestic nature, and filming the whole thing.
Some 8000 kilometers later, the trip is boiled down to a 13 minutes long film, and the plans of doing breathtaking tricks with similar breathtaking views are honoured.
According to Wikipedia, tricking is a training discipline that combines kicks from martial arts with somersaults and other elements from gymnastics and moves from break dancing.
In the film we see the athletes do impressive tricks with countless rotations at locations as Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock), Hardanger, Oslo, Trondheim, Bergen, and of course at the goal of the trip: the North Cape. It took the group almost three weeks to travel all the way from the south to the far north.
“We had this road plan and everything figured out, and it changed all the way. But I think change is a good thing. Because if we are not open for change, we will not grow from it either,” producer of the movie, Armin Houman, says.
“When it comes to the trip, there is just no words to describe it” filmmaker Tommy Røed says in the movie.
On their travels through Norway, the group climbs mountains, crosses fjords, meets reindeer and helps a hurt crow. In addition to doing loads of tricks in front of several famous landmarks like Nidarosdomen and Frognerparken.
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