Blast Motion Signs Skateboarding Legend Greg Lutzka as Action Sport Ambassador
(Carlsbad, Calif., – March 26, 2015) – Blast Motion, an industry innovator focused on redefining the digital experience with its wearable motion capture technologies, today announced its most recent ambassador, street skateboarding legend, Greg Lutzka. He will be integrating Blast Motion technology into his sessions and touring skate competitions on behalf of Blast Motion.
“When you think of skateboarding, you think of Greg Lutzka, and we can’t wait to see what he’s going to do with our technology,” said Donovan Prostrollo, senior director of marketing, Blast Motion. “He’s been a force in the skateboarding world for many years,.”
“This is the first time that technology and skateboarding have really been this fused together,” said Lutzka. “After seeing what Blast Motion’s technology can do today, and some features that are on their way, it’s a technology that every skater can enjoy and will want to have.”
The Blast ActionCam motion sensor securely attaches to the GoPro Hero 3 and 3+ cameras and instantly captures and automatically creates highlight clips of your sessions. Blast Motion’s exclusive Smart Video CaptureTM technology allows users to see their activity in full 1080p HD quality with metrics—such as hang time—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 play back, and highlights via social media.
A true game-changer for GoPro Hero camera footage, Blast Motion’s software automatically curates the highlight videos, saving the user from having to spend time editing hours of video. Blast Motion’s proprietary technology is designed to be a non-intrusive solution that adds further value to GoPro Hero video.
Greg Lutzka is a professional skateboarder who’s known for his technical skills and has the distinction of being the only skater to have won the Tampa Pro three times. His accolades include The Maloof Money Cup, being a two-time X-Games gold medalist with exceptional showings at multiple Dew Tours. Lutzka has the reputation of being one of the hardest working skateboarders in the industry. During the course of his career he has been featured in renowned videos for Almost & Darkstar skateboards, Globe Shoes and Oakley Eyewear and is an accomplished actor appearing in several movies, music videos and commercials.
Pricing and Availability
Blast ActionCam is currently available at Best Buy, C Spire and Sports Authority locations around the United States for $149.95, and in Canada from Best Buy and Future Shop. Customers can also find Blast ActionCam from blastmotion.com in the United States and Canada. The Blast ActionCam 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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