[Gallery] Legends go massive at The Deer Camp

[Gallery] Legends go massive at The Deer Camp

17/02/2015
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17/02/2015

We’ve all heard the big news by now that the infamous Post Office dirt jumps in Aptos, CA were just plowed after a good long run. While we’ve been covering it’s final moments, the spots last days have drawn in a great deal of MTB talent from all over the world. A couple miles down the road we got to witness some next level riding at Deer Camp. It was almost like a mini crankworx in someone’s back yard.

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Welcome to Deer Camp – the back yard of Greg Watts and Tyler McCaul. Greg takes a gander at his masterpieces.

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Spectatin’ zone. Complete with a mega chair.

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No dig, no ride. Kyle Jameson hydrates while Brandon Semenuk and Logan Peat pack and perfect.

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Tom Van Steenbergen and Martin Söderström were in town last week. We’d typically say that they’re teaching young grom Connor Gallart a thing or two about packing, but Connor is well beyond his years and puts his time in at all the local spots. You’ll soon see why it’s paying off.
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Tools of the trade.

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You don’t just learn front flips and 720s without soft landings to practice into. Tom Van Steenbergen fluffs the wood chips.

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It’s cool to see world class athletes like Martin Söderström coming from as far as Sweden to ride here in the off season.

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Speaking of Sweden, Anton Thelander flew across the pond as well.

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It wouldn’t be Deer Camp without antlers.

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Greg Watts’ dumped suicide 360s are something to behold.

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Christian Wright. Super dumped.

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Connor Gallart, flip whip. Practice is paying off.

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Jeff Herb. Indian Air.

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Semenuk. Always stylish.

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Semenuk again. Super sketchy trick. Upbox footplant to dumped 3. Insane.

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Greg Watts just getting gnarly at home.

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Anton Thelander, flatspin 3.

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Brandon undoubtedly throws down the best 360 inverted tables in the game.

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Martin Söderström Dumped 360 nac??

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Raymond George. Another amazing local. He recently signed with Polygon.

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Kyle Strait – Truck Driver.

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Carson Storch – Flip Whip.

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Kyle, again proving his skillset goes well beyond Rampage and the big bike.

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Semenuk in full “slope mode”

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Stacked Crew.

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Carson Storch is another big up and comer…the Bend, OR local showed hints of brilliance this year at Joyride and Rampage.

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Martin Söderström has to be one of the most limber people on a bike…

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Flatspin 360 for Lyle.

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Look who showed up. Even Cam Zink made the drive down and has been shredding around Aptos.

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More inverted 3’s for Brandon.

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Cam Zink – Flip Whip.

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Cam with a mild miscalculation. Still all smiles though.

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Logan Peat. Also down for the BC winter to escape the snow.

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Last but not least. 3 big ones on the HUGE trick jump. Semenuk with a 720, Logan with a drawn out 360 and Tom Van Steenbergen with a huge front flip. That’s all folks.