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permanent impression since 1994
crashes and dynamite music
"Ultimate XĒ movie started, the soundtrack boomed out hard rock that
vibrated everyone so they felt like they were sitting on a couple of sticks of
whole movie loud and electrifying music poured out of the speakers.
The IMAX movie
included extreme sports like street luge, skateboarding, biking, motocross, and
a little bit of in-line skating.
In one part, the
gigantic screen made you feel like you were twisting and turning and out of
control with other street lugers.
It felt like you
were ripping down the pavement, nearly crashing into the bales of hay on
the hairpin turns instead of sitting safely back in your seat at the
Another section in
the movie showed a whole bunch of extreme wipe-outs. The last one was kind of
funny because the biker went over the top of the ramp backwards and let out
a Tarzan-like squeal just before he crashed.
Some of the
athletes in the film talked about what they did before they turned pro and their
perspective on their sport.
A lot of them
proudly listed for the camera their many injuries from their extreme sport.
They seemed as
though they thought the more times they've gotten nearly killed, the better.
here for another Tattoo review of "Ultimate X"
From the ESPN movie's web site:
|Soundtrack info for the film
"ESPN'S Ultimate X soundtrack hits stores May 14th! Buy the
soundtrack or listen to track listings at hollywoodrecords.com/ultimatex
1. 3rd Strike "No Light"
2. Grand Theft Audio "We Luv U"
3. OPM "Heaven Is A Halfpipe"
4. Fatboy Slim "Praise You"
5. Guided By Voices "Skills Like This"
6. Pennywise "Who's On Your Side"
7. Suicide Machines "Permanent Holiday"
8. Feeder "Just A Day"
9. Handsome Devil "Bring It On"
10. Tricky "Christiansands"
11. Moby "Whispering Wind"
12. 3rd Strike "Paranoid"
Check out a sneak preview of the soundtrack in the music video
"No Light" by 3rd Strike:
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