Speed Stick® GEAR™ And Filmmaker Devin SuperTramp Create World's Largest Zipline In Extreme Stunt
NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Speed Stick® GEAR™ team and one of the internet's most exciting filmmakers, Devin Graham, AKA Devin SuperTramp, released a video of one of the most extreme stunts the world as ever seen – World's Largest Urban Zipline.
In his latest video, Graham along with his fearless film team and a crew of six professional BASE jumpers, traveled to Panama City where the high-flying jumpers zipped down from the top of a 700-foot, water-front, building before releasing themselves from their ziplines and landing on a Speed Stick® GEAR™-branded base via parachute. The team set records for the longest and highest zipline from a building over water, as well as the length and height record for BASE jump from dual ziplines.
"Ever since I was a kid, I was borrowing my parents' camera to get the shots that no one else could and have continued this passion ever since," said Graham. "This shoot was no exception. I'm thrilled that Speed Stick GEAR presented me with this challenge – my greatest one yet."
It is this dedication and passion that differentiates Graham from other filmmakers. His video releases have become highly anticipated among his 2.2+ million subscribers. One lucky fan even had the opportunity to travel to Panama City to see Devin SuperTramp film the World's Largest Urban Zipline stunt first-hand this summer. In partnership with Speed Stick® GEAR™, @devinsupertramp tweeted a series of clues prompting fans to guess this stunt using #GEARChallenge; the winner went with Devin and team on-location for the shoot.
"As a young, creative and emerging filmmaker, Devin aligns perfectly with our brand story," said Bill Van De Graaf, Vice President and General Manager, U.S. Personal Care, Colgate-Palmolive. "We're so excited to connect consumers with Speed Stick® GEAR™ by capturing and sharing Devin's personal experience making his next groundbreaking film."
Speed Stick® GEAR™ is a new line of antiperspirants with DRYCORE™ technology designed for advanced performance, keeping guys dry even in the most pulse-inducing conditions imaginable – like filming one of the most extreme stunts the world has ever seen.
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Fullscreen is the first media company powering the creation and sharing of video with the connected generation through technology and premium services. 425 million subscribers generate more than 3.5 billion video views across Fullscreen's global network each month. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the company was founded in January 2011 by CEO George Strompolos, a co-creator of the original YouTube Partner Program. Fullscreen's network includes top creative talent, including: The Fine Brothers, filmmaker Devin SuperTramp, super-group O2L and recording artist Sam Tsui. Please visit Fullscreen.com for additional information.