(VIDEO) "Momentum" opening sequenceSUBSCRIBE TO VIEW
Taylor Steele (right) and Kelly Slater, early '90s. Photo: Steve ShermanSUBSCRIBE TO VIEW
Momentum Crew (left to right): Machado, Williams, Browning, Knox, Dorian, Slater, Frankenreiter, Hayes. Photo: Steve ShermanSUBSCRIBE TO VIEW
Momentum star Shane Dorian. Photo: Kevin WelshSUBSCRIBE TO VIEW
Lo-fi 1992 surf video filmed, edited, and produced by 20-year-old San Diego filmmaker Taylor Steele; a 40-minute punk-rock-scored calling card for a group of rising teenager pros, including Kelly Slater, Shane Dorian, Ross Williams, and Rob Machado.
Momentum's footage was shot exclusively in Hawaii, California, and Mexico, and was edited into a series of minifeatures: one- or two-minute segments on a particular surfer, or a slightly longer feature on a surf break. Momentum cost about $5,000 ...