It is with my greatest pleasure to finally share with you what we have been working on this winter!
First of all thanks for all the love for Pure Darkness 2, this is what made us so motivated to try and go one better and make number 3.
This time, myself and partner in crime Matt Macduff, headed to the Garden Route Trail Park in Knysna, South Africa once again – this time for a month of solid building. The dream was to create a hybrid evil love child of my two favourite things; dirt jumps and FEST series! The slopestyle contest scene doesn’t seem to be going in a direction we like; technical tricks on horrible courses isn’t really interesting to me, so pushing both speed and size is what I wanted to try! With the help of Farmer Rob and the rest of the Pure Darkness crew we built what we thought could be the most awesome set of dirt jumps ever! And with the world’s sickest jumps and a spare bed how could we not invite Andreu Lacondeguy along to come and shred too right?
The spectacular backdrop, rad jumps and awesome African light gave the photographers a lot to play with and they did an especially incredible job! Nice one Eric and Grant! And liquid wrench.
So the stage is set, Grundy and the Dark Media camera team are rolling, riders are ready to drop the 70ft tower so there’s nothing left to do but turn your speakers up and hit play! Hope you enjoy!
– Sam Reynolds