Anyone who has taken filming for BMX semi-seriously knows that the costs of all the gear from cameras to lenses, lights, editing software, etc. etc. can add up really quick. All those people also know that there’s a real risk for having your setup stolen in a blink of an eye. Unfortunately, Antoine Sabourin had everything stolen and now he’s stuck trying to figure out how to replace 10,000€ worth of cameras, lenses, laptop, etc. The guys at SOUL BMX over in France setup a little GoFundMe style fundraiser page to help get Antoine back up and rolling. You can check it all out right here and make a donation if you can — LEETCHI DONATIONS
“7 years of work gone
Antoine Sabourin worked hard for 7 years to save money and invest in video equipment. Tjis week end he lost everything after a burglary at a friend house. 2 bags of cameras, computer, hard drive full of footage we will probably never see again. 10 000€ worth of equipment, gone. Shock is terrible. Without insurance, the frustration is high, the danger of giving up is real.
No giving up
At SOUL, we put a lot of hope and joy in the new involvment of Antoine on our newt website www.soulbmxmag.com coming soon. Luckily our latest projects with Antoine were saved and almost ready. But what a bummer for the other projects planned this month and the one in the future. And there are some pretty good ones to come. This is why we are making this call for solidarity today, not to hope equiping him with full gear, but just to make him start filming again.
More videos to come
Because Antoine is not your typical filmer, his eye, his sensitivity, his authenticity produced deeply human movies, with of course a lot of rad actions too. Close to the people, he may have paid his famous sympathy, it’s unfair. And here at SOUL we want to see more movies of Antoine. That is why we forced our nature and ask for the solidarity of the bmx familly and beyond. Today we need you.
END OF THE MONEY POT OCTOBER 15TH
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sincerly, THANKS!” – BEN BELLO, publishing SOULBMXMAG – firstname.lastname@example.org
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