We know this doesn’t have to do with advertising, sucka. But it does have to do with flippin’ sweet. That’s why we’re putting it up. Check it.
Gymkhana (jim-kah-nuh) – An automotive sport that takes place on an open field or parking lot and requires drivers to skillfully maneuver their cars around a series of cones, slaloms, 180 degree turns, 360 degree turns, figure eight turns or other obstacles using extreme acceleration, braking, and drifting.
Similar to “autocross,” Gymkhana courses are often very complex and memorizing the course is a significant part of achieving a fast time.
Ken wanted to take this concept further and on a larger scale for his practice and testings and this is the result…
We are now aware of Anthem Branding, who’s bringing a whole heaping wheelbarrow of cool stuff to the world. Peep the work for Burton, Never Summer and more. We’d like to order a few of those shirts, and Tevin, the DE’s CEO’s youngest lad, has asked for an Electric Company T-shirt. HEYYOUGUYS!!
In a piece loosely related to our new McFail editorial, here’s the latest gem from Sarah Palin in which she fields questions from a reporter while standing in front of a dude “processing” turkeys. We’ll call him Steve the Slaughterer. We imagine the set-up went something like this:
PRODUCER: Governor Palin, we’ve got a nice spot for you over here in front of these picturesque trees. GOV. PALIN: Oh gosh. It’s almost Thanksgivin’. Let’s do it in front of those cute turkeys. PRODUCER: You mean the turkeys that are being bled out in a trough? GOV. PALIN: You betcha!
“Oh, you know. Ran a couple of errands. Grabbed a sandwich. Read the paper. Oh and I strapped on a freaking jet pack and launched myself 1,500 feet over the Royal Gorge. You?”
Here’s video of Eric Scott, the Go Fast! Rocket Man, successfully flying over the Royal Gorge in Canon City, Colorado. The stunt took place at noon today. What this video fails to show is the 1,100 foot deep chasm that opens to the Arkansas River below.
Funny, whenever we drink Go Fast! we usually just get real chatty and end up at some half-sketchy house party in the wee hours. We’ll try this rocket thing next time.