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Launch Helmet Cams is proud to annouce a new sponsorship deal with Australian World Champion Whitewater Kayaker Tanya Faux. In March 2008 Tanya will be leading a 24 day journey through the Kimberley region of Western Australia on the Waterfall Dreaming project.

Tanya and her team will explore the uncharted water of the Moran and Mitchell Rivers and will attempt a first descent on the massive Mitchell Falls.The Waterfall Dreaming crew will be capturing their unique experiences using the waterproof
V.I.O. POV1 helmet camera.

The Waterfall Dreaming project aims to increase awareness of the Save The Kimberley campaign. The Kimberley is one of the last regions of untouched beauty in the world and is under thrreat from industrial development due to the massive reserves of natural gas and oil in the area.

V.I.O. Inc (USA) and Launch Helmet Cams (Australian Distributor) have joined forces to help this cause and between them will donate $20 from every V.I.O. POV1 sale in Australia from March 17th 2008 through to June 30th 2008. Donations can be made directly to

the campaign at

Sam Davies, a film maker sponsored by Launch Helmet Cams, headed over to W.A. recently whilst filming for his upcoming downhill mountain bike feature film “T.I.A.: This Is Australia”. Sam was in town to film two of Australia’s fastest downhill junior riders, Mitch Delfs and Joel Bain.

We spent two days filming Joel (bottom photo) in the hills around Perth and then headed down to Nannup for two days of filming with Mitch (top photo) near his home town. In Nannup we caught up with the Homegrown Maniacs crew, who did an expose

on Sam Davies for the HGM TV show.

After four hectic days of lugging video cameras, booms, helmet cameras and all sort of other gear up and down steep hills, we ended up with some great footage and unique point of view helmet cam video. Keep and eye open for “T.I.A.: This is Australia” from Sam Davies, due to be premiered at the UCI MTB World Cup round in Canberra, August 2008.

Launch Helmet Cams recently hit up the Australian Championships of FMX at the 15th Annual Narrogin Revheads weekend. Launch was there with a heap of helmet cameras to capture all the onboard footage for the event DVD which was being shot by the Homegrown Maniacs crew.

We got some awesome footage of the FMX comp as well as some very unique shots of the Burnout Competition Finals. Keep an eye on the Demo page to see the footage, including shots from the custom made boom mount that Cam “Sincs” Sinclair took for a spin.

Photo: Luke Porcaro (FMXXX.COM)