A Skateboard Opera: Kilian Martin Skates to Georges Bizet’s “Carmen” [Video]
Kilian Martin‘s extraordinary technical flatland ability is at the forefront of a new film by Scottish Whiskey maker Ballantine’s, one in which the Spanish skateboarders movements are paired with music from Georges Bizet’s classic opera, Carmen. Growing up in Madrid, Martin’s early experience with gymnastics aided the development of his completely unique skateboarding style, which has been received as an art form by skate enthusiasts around the world. The film begins with Martin discussing his views on skateboarding, and takes us through his intricate preparation, before revealing the final act. Check it out above.