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Press & Interviews

  • An Interview with Yuri Facchini



    How long did you have to film for X2 VISION?

    Yuri: Maybe around a year, something like that...


    What is it like filming with TJ for the video?

    Yuri: TJ is the shit man! He’s always full of energy motivating me and everyone around not just on skateboarding but on pretty much everything else, it was fun good times with this G!! WOOO!


    What cities and countries did you film in for the video?

    Yuri: Pretty much all around Brazil, parts of Spain, Italy, and Southern California


    What was the funnest part of filming for the video?

    Yuri: Traveling to new countries, meeting new people and skating with all the homies, of course!


    How was it working with Mike Manzoori on X2 VISION?

    Yuri: It was really fun man Mike; he kills it! Mike has all these crazy-ass ideas and really  knows what to do with them. I haven’t known Mike for that long, but I could tell when I met him he would be  a sick guy to work with!!!


    Any spoilers?

    Yuri: Nawwwww...hahaha!!


    What was the toughest part of filming for the video?

    Yuri: Didn’t really had that much time to film everything that I wanted to do, and a couple tricks the was stuck on my mind but that’s how it is skateboarding never stops will always have something new to try and to do...


    What is next after this video?

    Yuri: Going to keep what I’m doing now, skating and having a lot of fun—always ready for the next thing...


    Blind X2 Vision is now available on DVD and iTunes!

  • Youness Amrani Sends Message to Egypt Skaters

  • World's Greatest Invention TEDx Speech By Omar Herrawi

    Watch the co-founder of Skateimpact, Omar Herrawi as he made a very simple and informative presentation at TEDx event in Alexandria Library, June 2013.
    Presentation is in arabic.

  • Interview with BBC radio at saad zaghloul

    We had an interview with BBC world Radio. As usual we got kicked out from Saad Zaghloul spot... but it was fun. Skateimpact Crew Photo after BBC interview ! — with Ziad Ashraf, Muhammed Ibrahim, Omar Herrawi, Amin Rida, Cherif Herrawi, Hana Azmi, Omar Adel, Bassel Ezzat and Karim Alexander Forsberg.