This was reported on by MXA... Scroll about 3/4 of the way down the page at the link below...http://www.motocrossactionmag.com/Main/News/MOTOCROSS-ACTIONS-MIDWEEK-REPORT-7984.aspx
The stories of theft at Milestone Raceway have permeated the MX community by now, and this stuff has got to stop!!
When I heard that a friend and fellow videographer had over 6 grand in equipment (basically his entire production setup) stolen from his locked truck at Milestone Mx, it really hit me just how crappy and violated you’d feel if it happened to you. I think we can all imagine having our dirt bikes stolen, and to us video and photo guys, we look at our camera equipment in much the same way. It’s a passion and a hobby we invest in meticulously, and to have it taken away by some faceless scumbag has got to be one of the worst feelings ever.
Kyle ‘elmo’ Cowling of The Obscura Creative Group has been giving back to the MX community for many years now, most notably as a photographer for Transworld MX, and now as one of the best upcoming moto video producers out there. The thought of not seeing Kyle’s regular web edits hit the moto websites just doesn’t sit too well with me. He has made an honest living working hard to be able to invest in the equipment he needs to get the job done, and now he suddenly finds himself at square one again.
Times are tough, but if want to help out someone who gives back to the MX community with great video coverage regularly, please donate and let’s help get Kyle back to work making some of the best videos out there.
Go to www.paypal.com
and click on the link to “Send Money”. A fund has been setup to help Kyle and The Obscura Creative group replace the equipment that was stolen at Milestone Mx. Please use the following e-mail for all donations sent: TheCreativeReliefFund@gmail.com
There may be a $3 fee if you are paying by credit card but it is waived it you pay through a bank account or other means. I’ve got the first $100 on this effort
, who’s next!?
I'd like to thank FMX Pro Bryce Hudson for initiating this idea and ultimately taking the first step to help out one of his moto brethren. Thanks B-Hud!