News: Coco Zurita on ‘Fourspeed Metalwerks’!!!

Our friend Coco Zurita recently got picked up by Four Speed Metalwerks! In short, Four Speed Metalwerks make interesting products like; Buckles, Rings and Pendants using Metal! Fourspeed add spice to their mix by working in collaboration with artists and characters of recognition – this means we will surely be seeing some Coco Zurita Signature Products in the future! Keep your eyes peeled! – VS Continue reading “News: Coco Zurita on ‘Fourspeed Metalwerks’!!!”

Web Video: Vans Video Vault – Coco Zurita

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A while back we dropped an Interview with Coco Zurita: The Art of Ascension! The video here is a more recent video he has produced with – Coco chats about BMX, straight from his home country of Chile. Watch as Coco rides some of the sweetest spots in Chile and talks about elevating the sport to a broader, more international level. Continue reading “Web Video: Vans Video Vault – Coco Zurita”

Web Video: BMX Legends Jamie Bestwick And Simon Tabron Call The Shots: Crooked World. .

Ever heard of the ‘Cherokee One-Footer’ or the ‘German Salmon’? Get in the know with Simon Tabron & Jamie Bestwick in this epic Vert Session! On a side note, I dropped an Interview with Simon Tabron not so long ago… Check it on my FBC blog! – VS

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Web Video: Van Homan in China!

This is Van Homan’s latest edit and it’s pretty ridiculous to say the least! The story behind it is pretty simple – Van recently flew out to ride the ‘Asian X-Games’. As usual, Van makes time to ride some pretty ridiculous street and the meanest of concrete skateparks. One of the highlights is a guest apperance by Coco Zurita, who busts some incredible lines at the SMP skatepark. The videos also contains cultural insight into an awesome adventure – Not to mention some of the harshest slams! The mission is documented by Stew Johnson. Enjoy! Continue reading “Web Video: Van Homan in China!”

Photographer of the month/March – Coco Zurita!

Okay, okay, you got me!!! We are behind schedule, BIG TIME… But, in our defence, we gave this next post time to mature, like a fine wine – And it don’t get much more BIG TIME, than this months, Graduand in style… So, Ladies and Gentlemen, may I hand you over to the man himself, A.K.A, Valleyside Photographer of the Month, Mr COCO ZURITA…  -VS

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Link of the month/February: The Coco Zurita, personal website!

As you’re probably already aware, Coco kicks ass on a bike. Mr Zurita is also an avid BMX promoter, enjoys motors as avocation, and much more! Furthermore, Coco keeps photo diarys of his lifestyle! Anyway, to the point, Coco’s personal website is Februarys (belated!) link of the month – So now you can keep up with Coco’s lifestyle and crusades! Nice one! Sorry it’s late!

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The Art of Ascension: The Francisco “Coco” Zurita Interview…

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“When I call I either get “Hi this is Coco and I’m prolly buzy right now”, or I get a “hola cheeky dogg”  from one of the most genuine people I’ve ever known. Coco arrived on the scene in 2004, after a long time friend had moved from their hometown in Chile to Dallas, Texas. I received a call from a dirt jumper named Sean Tarrant letting me know he had found someone with something special.

The GT Air Show was the mid summer tour, so we re-routed through Texas and swooped up Coco. Along side Cameron White, Coco rapidly took his riding to the next level. It was such a rad experience; watching this kid from Chile, become one of the absolute very best in the world. With a fluid riding style and powerhouse tricks, Coco has quickly changed how people look at BMX vert riding. In four years of Summer tour, if my math is correct, that is a few hundred BMX shows, a few speeding tickets, too many late night drives, A LOT of java chips, spending almost every waking moment with this kid from Chile and I can only remember being mad at him twice. Once for rushing me and another time he didn’t want to drive haha.

Thank you Pedro. You’re an amazing friend and an all around awesome cheeky dogg! I’m excited to watch what you do in BMX in the future!” – Bo Wade

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