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[Video] A Skateboarding Journey Through Vietnam

When it comes to travel porn on the internet, Vietnam has its fair share of flashy, share-worthy vacation videos.

But while most are simply an artful assemblage of natural landscapes, smiling faces and recognizable landmarks, a handful of these short clips document travel with an activity: kitesurfing, for example, or skateboarding.

Thanks to the generosity of Red Bull, filmmaker Marcello Guardigli and a group of five professional skaters recently embarked on a journey from Saigon up the Vietnamese coast, passing through beach towns and bustling metropolises along the way.

Among the five skaters were two Australians, a Czech skater and an Englishman as well as Vietnamese-American skater Jimmy Cao.

The resulting series, known as The Far East Coast, is a fast-paced – and sometimes painful – trip along Vietnam’s shoreline. Take a look below:

[Video via Red Bull]


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