2016 Britannia Classic Photos

Jonny Yardwaste, Aidan Gilbert and Devon Dotson made the trip up to British Columbia for the Britannia Classic presented by Flatspot.

We have been looking through the photos and ran across some great ones of Jonny and Aidan and one with Devon in the background by Tyler Riddell of Think Fast Media. We talked with him a bit and did a short interview you can read below.

What was our team riding?

Q&A with Tyler Riddell of Think Fast Media

Q. What was capturing the Britania Race like?

A. It was my first time being to the Britannia Classic and it was amazing. I had only been there to ride it a few times in the past when the road wasn't closed (sorry Lee), so seeing everyone blast down the hill on such a technical course was really something different. It is a really spectator friendly race with food trucks and live commentary from Striker. Even a Flatspot tent selling gear and lathing wheels for those rainy laps!

Q. What gear were you using?

A. I was using a Nikon D5200 with a couple different lenses, my go-to is being the 35mm f/1.8 Nikkor lens. This time I was playing around with a 70-300mm Nikkor lens as well, for those up close and dirty shots- and skate faces!

Q. What was your favorite part of capturing Britannia?

A. My favorite part was watching all the riders trying to adapt to the constantly changing weather and road conditions. One moment it's sunny as can be, the next it's pouring rain for 20 minutes before the sun comes back, drying the road within minutes - unfortunate riders getting stuck in the awkward "is that corner coming up wet, or is it just shade?". As fun as this was to watch, it was also the most challenging part of shooting! Constantly changing brightness, riders taking different lines all over the corner trying to fight for grip, it was a big learning curve for everyone, myself included.

Q. Do you have a website? Facebook page? Instagram we should send people to?

A. No website yet(coming this summer), for now I just use my facebook page Facebook.com/thnkfstmd and Instagram: @think.fast.media

View all the photos!

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