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The Birth of Big Air

Nemo Design Presents:

THE BIRTH OF BIG AIR

Nemo Design presents The Birth of Big Air, a 60-minute documentary film featuring BMX legend Mat Hoffman in his pursuit to go higher on a bicycle than anyone ever thought possible. The Birth of Big Air chronicles Hoffman’s influence on BMX: the physical and emotional strains of riding at his level, and how he continued to question conventional thinking, ultimately leading him to set a World Record.

Our special guest, Mat Hoffman, will join us for the event. Nemo’s creative director Mark Lewman is a longtime friend of Hoffman. Together, Lewman and Hoffman executive produced The Birth of Big Air for Dickhouse Entertainment with Jeff Tremaine, Spike Jonze, and Johnny Knoxville. The project is part of ESPN Films 30 For 30 series, featuring epic stories of sport told by contemporary filmmakers.

View trailer.

A $5 donation gets visitors into the screening. All proceeds, including a raffle for Hoffman bicycles and products, will benefit Mike Vincent. Mike Vincent is a BMX rider who suffered brain injuries and loss of vision after being struck by a car in 2008.

The film screening takes place Wednesday, December 8, 2010, 7:30 pm at Nemo Design, 1875 SE Belmont Street in Portland, OR.

*sidenote: We are looking for photographers to document this event for us. If you are interested, email jordanl@nemohq.com


Mat Hoffman’s “The Birth of Big Air”

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Get your asses down to the Tribeca Film Festival this Saturday to check out an inspiring and incredible documentary, “The Birth of Big Air.” It’s the story of BMX legend Mat Hoffman and his quest to take BMX further than anyone thought possible. It was produced by Dickhouse Entertainment’s Jeff Tremaine, Johnny Knoxville, Spike Jonze, along with Mark Lewman of Nemo.

Two hours before the screening, there are going to be demos and more…the screening is free and open to the public!

Saturday April 24

World Financial Plaza (West Street between Vesey and Liberty)

Event: 6:00pm. Screening: 8:00pm.