Signature projects don’t come around overnight. It took Kazu years of developing his riding in both competitions and in front of the lens to reach the point he has now. So, in honor of the release of his signature project, Kamikazu, we have chosen to reflect on a selection of Kazu’s video parts throughout the years. This list is not complete, and while it remains only a snapshot of his tenured career, it paints a strong portrait of personal growth and the road he chose to present day. Make sure to watch the above trailer for this new film, before diving into the archives below and entering our giveaway for his complete kit.
Union Binding’s STRONGER.
Union Binding Company’s STRONGER. was not only the 2016 TransWorld SNOWboarding Riders Poll Video of the Year, but Kazu’s part also ended up snagging Video Part of the Year.
TransWorld SNOWboarding’s fifth video, Origins, which came out in 2015 traced riders lineage back to where it all began, for Kazu, that meant a powder-heavy adventure in his backyard.
STONP or DIE
In 2015 Kazu teamed up with Japanese crew, STONP, on their film, STONP or DIE.
Defenders of Awesome 2: Stay Bad Ass
Shortly after Kazu joined CAPiTA snowboards in 2013, the brand launched their 2014 film, Defenders of Awesome 2: Stay Bad Ass.
Before his departure from Burton, Kazu filmed for their 2011 film, Standing Sideways.
It’s Always Snowing Somewhere
In 2009, Kazu filmed with Burton for their 2009 film, It’s Always Snowing Somewhere.
Draw the Line
In 2007, shortly after disapearing from the contest circuit, Kazu filmed with Standard Films for, Draw the Line.
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