Check out this video of the Eastern half of the CLYW x YoYoFactory Basecamp roadtrip to the 2016 World YoYo Contest. Featuring Palli Gudmundsson, Eric Koloski, Ibrahim Rahman, Aristidis Voultsios, Paolo Bueno, Andrew Maider, and Gentry Stein. Heck of a roster, huh?
Ibrahim Rahman a.k.a. IBS dropped a fantastic video reckoning of his trip to the 2016 World YoYo Contest. Must watch. And now the video is private. It was great though. Trust me.
And now it’s back. Ibs, you’re killing me.
Ibrahim Rahman is back in beast mode with this new video and…what’s that? A custom yoyo-related song, written just for him? Daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaamn! Check out the full track below in all of its Soundcloud glory. And before you start getting critical about it, remember the other yoyo songs that we’ve gotten so far. And this one. *shudder*
Luke Finnell and Ibrahim Rahman, better known as second-tier superheros LUKE & IBS, have dropped another pile of gold in our laps with their latest video. Shot as a promo for the “so good it almost doesn’t need promotion” new signature model for Gentry Stein, this new video is a gentle reminder that
one day, Luke and Ibrahim will destroy the Earth and rule us all Luke and Ibrahim are awesome.
Yoyo used is the YoYoFactory Replay Pro.
Ibrahim Rahman and Luke Finnell have dropped another video, filled with all of the solid yoyo tricks you’ve come to expect from these guys. Solid play!
Yoyo used is the Space Cowboy by YoYoFactory.
Ibrahim Rahman aka IBS dropped a short new video with some footage from a tutorial series he’s been working on with Aaron Davis. Looks like good stuff on the way!
Yoyo used is the Shutter by YoYoFactory.
Ibrahim Rahman a.k.a. IBS drops a new video using the YoYoFactory Shutter, and it’s every bit as good as you would hope. Ibrahim’s style is smooth and easy to watch, and his trick construction has plenty of oddball surprises that aren’t particularly difficult but are rarely what you expect.
Check out the new Basement Sessions video, featuring Ibrahim Rahman, JT Nickel, Aaron Davis, Haley Bishoff, and JD Noble. So much good stuff!
YoYoFactory players Clint Armstrong and Ibrahim Rahman are riding the front of a wave of new players that you should all be paying a lot of attention to. If you haven’t been paying attention to them, here’s your chance to get started.
Ibrahim Rahman (IBS) and Aaron Davis throw down a solid new video part for YoYoFactory’s revamped 2013 Superstar yoyo. Smooth play, nice tricks, and great construction…solid!
Alec Campbell and Ibrahim Rahman aka IBS dropped a quickie of a video and as you would expect…it’s solid. Alec is throwing a Yeti and IBS is throwing an MVP2 and really….can you have this much style in one video without breaking something? Damn.
IBS drops a solid 1-minute video, and YoYoFactory should be proud. Ibrahim is quickly becoming one of our favorite players here at YoYoNews. Anyone know if he’s attending Worlds this year?
This video is recommended for audiences 18 years and older.
Youtube version here.
Because it is my regional contest, The Bay Area Classic is dear to my heart. Currently held in San Francisco, CA, the BAC always manages to bring together many of the world’s greatest players.
Since I personally never compete, I am always a spectator on the sidelines. I don’t mind this. In fact, I embrace it. Very rarely do you see me without my trusty camera. Since 1998, I have shot video at pretty much every yoyo event I’ve gone to. Some people have said that my work has documented the growth and change of yoyoing over the past 15 years. While I don’t feel I’m worthy of such high praise, I do feel that my videos have made a large impact in the yoyo community. That is why when the BAC committee asked me if I was willing to help shoot freestyles for the event, I gladly accepted. This acceptance, however, came with a downside.
This year, BAC ran freestyles throughout the day (as opposed to the end of the day). While this made everything run much smoother, it meant that I was unable to film tricks for a clip video since I would be busy with freestyles all day. I was pretty bummed, as I really enjoy making clip videos. So, to get my “documenting fix” in, I decided to shoot photographs and maybe hope that I could grab some good video footage at the Official BAC BBQ on Sunday.
My initial video plan was to make a video that showed people hanging out at the BAC BBQ. I wanted to make a sequel to last year’s BAC video, but this time focus on the players themselves, instead of their tricks. I wanted to show all of us hanging out, laughing, having a good time, making up and sharing tricks, and relaxing after a tough competition. This was the plan until I got home and realized that the photos I had taken all weekend showed a much more interesting story.
Over the course of the weekend, I shot approximately 2000 photos using a combination of my iPhone, Lumix LX7, and Sony NEX-5N using (primarily) a 8mm fisheye. If you were in my vicinity at any point this weekend, odds are I took your picture.
Inspired by Kohta’s EYYC 2012 video, this BAC 2013 video shows a different side of the contest filled with friends, family, spirits, camaraderie, yoyoing, and kendama.