In late 2002, Demolition Parts released their first video. Dubbed "The Demolition Video," the video was produced by Demolition, edited by Glenn PP Milligan (then of Monkeyhateclean Productions) and Demolition owner Brian Castillo, whom was also featured in the video.
At the time, the Demolition team was small, tight and about as well-rounded as could be. In addition to Castillo, the 26-minute video featured full sections from Nate Wessel, Mike 'Rooftop' Escamilla, Jason Enns and Kris Bennett, in addition to a Volume/Demolition warehouse section and a friends section. New at the time, the first Demolition video also arrived on DVD, and included audio commentary, as well as Hawaii and Australia trips.
From start to finish, the first Demolition video delivered some of the best sections from the team, including Castillo, who was juggling a full-time position in charge of Volume and Demolition in addition to riding. At the time, as evidenced by Bennett and Castillo's sections above, riding wasn't as differential as it is today. If you rode street, that also meant you probably spent some time riding skateparks, trails or whatever you might stumble upon. And throughout the video, interspersed with progressive riding across all categories, each Demolition team rider added their own trademark flavor to the terrains ridden. It was an amazing video that introduced a then new component brand to the BMX world, and it cemented Kris Bennett's standing as one of the most progressive BMX riders of the time.
Now, nine years later, Demolition returns with their second full-length video, "Last Chance." Premiering tomorrow, Saturday April 16 at DC Shoes Headquaters in Huntington Beach, Calif., "Last Chance" includes a new generation of Demolition riders that includes Chris Doyle, Dave Dillewaard, Dave Osato, Ryan Jordan, Christian Rigal, Connor Lodes, Alfredo Mancuo, Tate Roskelley, Dennis Enarson, Rob Wise, in addition to Jason Enns, who returns for his second full-length Demolition section.
The first showing begins at 7 p.m., and DVDs of the video will be on hand for sale, in addition to the entire Demolition team. We cannot guarantee the inclusion of any Aerosmith or Jimmy Eat World songs as soundtrack (as there was in the first Demolition video), but we can guarantee another amazing video from a component brand that started small and slowly but surely earned a reputation in the BMX industry as a company founded on the basis of progressive riding.
If you're in the Huntington Beach area, do yourself a favor and check out the premiere of Demolition's "Last Chance."