Lately, FMX pioneer Carey Hart has been hitting the tracks around Southern California pretty hard, as there have been a few spottings, but it's been a while since we've actually seen him float his signature style off a metal ramp. Hart was never known for having the biggest bag of tricks, but the tricks he did have were solid -- and who could forget his picture perfect Hart Attack?
Well, as luck would have it, one of our favorite action sports photographers Bo Bridges recently linked up with Hart as he joined FMX young gun Lance Coury for a riding session at Coury's infamous riding facility, but it was a long time coming. "I ran into Hart while surfing up in Malibu a couple months earlier and we were talking about how we should get back out and shoot again because it's been such a long time," explains Bridges. "Our timing kept conflicting, but we finally found a day."
With the planets aligned, Bridges took advantage snapping off as many shots as possible -- both riding and lifestyle -- but it wasn't long before the wind picked up and cut the session short. He explains, "Santa Ana winds barely ever blow here, but of course that day they were howling through the canyon. So he [Hart] was limited and couldn't do some of the tricks he wanted to do, but he was still riding smooth and throwing big whips and Hart Attacks."Click here to check out the photo gallery.