San Francisco Longboarding Video Shows Monster Hills And Breathtaking Vistas (VIDEO)

01/18/2013 02:36 pm ET
  • Aaron Sankin Assistant San Francisco Editor, The Huffington Post

There's something almost Zen-like about watching someone longboard down massive hills.

Maybe it’s the elegant, purposeful movements required to make the long, carving turns necessary to not end up with a face full of asphalt. Or maybe it's just that they picked some of the most gorgeous spots in all of San Francisco. But a video posted on YouTube shot by filmmaker Aviel Hod and featuring the skating skills of Sean Spees is positively meditative.

Backed by the soundtrack of Metric's "Breathing Underwater," Hod follows Spees, a Bay Area native, from Twin Peaks to the Sunset on a tour of some of the city's nastiest hills and most breathtaking views.

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