(Carlsbad, Calif., – June 9, 2015) – Blast Motion, an industry innovator focused on redefining the digital experience with its wearable motion capture technologies, celebrated the victory of its most recent action sports ambassador, pro BMX dirt rider Mike “Hucker” Clark as he took home silver at the 2015 X Games in Austin, TX!
“This is an exciting time for Mike and the Blast Motion team shares in the celebration,” said Donovan Prostrollo, senior director of marketing, Blast Motion. “Hucker showed unparalleled focus standing on top of that platform facing windy conditions and stiff competition. I have no doubt we’ll be seeing more medals for Mike in upcoming events.”
"It’s difficult to put into words how thrilled I am taking home the silver,” said Clark. “I’m always striving to improve my riding with so many incredible athletes out there competing. Blast Motion has been a part of that process, providing me with metrics synced with slow motion video. This information helps me capture and analyze highlights from every run. It’s exciting to share those highlights with my fans!”
Here’s a look at his winning ride: Mike “Hucker” Clark winning ride
Blast metrics and adaptive slow-mo technology: Mike “Hucker” Clark 2015 X Games practice run
Additional Information about Blast Action Replay
The Blast Action Replay motion sensor turns an iPhone camera into a new generation of metric-infused mobile action cameras. It can also be used with the GoPro® Hero 3 and 3+ action cameras to instantly capture and automatically create video highlights based on your actions. Blast Motion’s exclusive Smart Video CaptureTM technology allows users to see their activity in up to full 1080p HD quality with metrics – such as acceleration, vertical height, hang time, and rotation – overlaid directly onto the video clip. This gives users exceptional detail and insight into their performance. Blast’s Smart Video Capture makes it easy to share video playback and highlights via social media.
With the introduction of Adaptive Slow-Mo functionality, users no longer have to manually edit and set the slow motion start and end points after watching the video. By combining the Blast precision motion sensor and Blast’s patented Smart Video Capture™ technology, the Blast app automatically detects a user’s actions and creates a series of video highlights. Adaptive slow-mo allows the Blast app to automatically slow down and speed up video playback based on a user’s actions, changing the way users see the fine details of their actions. No user editing or playback intervention is required to experience this groundbreaking functionality. The result is a very personal experience that makes analyzing video fun and highly shareable.
More information on Mike “Hucker” Clark
Mike “Hucker” Clark is a must-see BMX dirt rider who’s known for his natural talent and flair on a bike. In 2012, he joined the honorable Red Bull team and earned the Best Trick award at the Red Bull Dirt Conquers in 2013. He also took home wins at the Vans Kill the Line and the Red Bull Roast It competitions and was honored with the NORA Cup Dirt Rider of the Year award for the second year in a row. Mike took home the silver medal in the X Games Austin 2015.
Pricing and Availability
Blast Action Replay is currently available at Best Buy, C Spire, Sports Authority and Dick’s Sporting Goods locations around the United States for $149.95, and in Canada from Best Buy. Customers can also learn more about the Blast Action Replay products at blastmotion.com/products/actioncam/ and order Blast product online at blastmotion.com/store/collections/sports in the United States and Canada. The Blast Action Replay app is available from iTunes.
About Blast Motion
Based in Carlsbad, California, Blast Motion is defining the future of personalized motion capture technology. By seamlessly identifying and integrating real-time motion metrics with video highlights, Blast Motion innovations create a contextually rich user experience that enhances the way people capture, share and compare life’s actions. For additional information about Blast Motion, please visit: blastmotion.com.
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