Check out this awesome video/photo mash up by Fernando Marmolejo from this years Battle of Hastings. It gives you some insight on what goes into shooting a contest, and some rad behind-the-scences angles of the contest.
“Hastings once a year becomes the center of attention of the BMX world with one of the tests with more potential of the planet, the Battle of Hastings.
A skatepark realized in the pavilion of an old swimming pool next to the sea that during a weekend the screams and the pure atmosphere of BMX has made that it did not think that it was working.
We use for this session the Elinchrom ELB400 Cromalite S.L. with fast heads and cameras It’s Olympus Em1 mk2 and Olympus ZUIKO optics:
8mm F1.8 PRO
17mm F1.2 PRO
25mm F1.2 PRO
45mm F1.2 PRO
40-150 F2.8 PRO” – Fernando Marmolejo